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Visit UNCW

COVID-19 Restrictions & Expectations for Campus Visitors

The health and safety of our campus community is our first priority. While visiting UNCW, we encourage visitors to follow the CDC suggestions on how to protect themselves and others from the spread of COVID-19. Please note that UNCW is currently requiring face coverings and that COVID-19 policies are subject to change depending on local, state, and federal guidance. Please monitor the Best for the Nest webpage for the most recent updates from the university.


Campus Visit 

Campus Visit Information

The Office of Admissions invites you and your family to visit UNCW's main campus to explore one of the most beautiful campuses in the South and first-hand from a current Seahawk about the unique academic opportunities and tight-knit community.

Schedule your campus visit →

Campus tours will not be offered between December 20-January 18.

Explore UNCW Virtually

Virtual Visit Opportunities

Until you can make it to Wilmington in person, we encourage you to check out our variety of virtual opportunities to learn about living, learning and applying to UNCW.

Take a virtual tour →

Register for upcoming virtual events →

Meet with your UNCW Admissions Counselor →

View past virtual events →

Open House Visit Programs

Open House Information

The Office of Admissions hosts several visit programs throughout the year designed with you and your college search in mind. 


Seahawk Talks 
Who: Prospective High School & Transfer Students
: October 25-29 & November 15-19

Join the Office of Admissions and UNCW community virtually to learn more about the topics that interest you most! All events will include a 30-minute presentation with a Q&A to follow.


Other UNCW Visit Opportunities

Other UNCW Visit Opportunities

 Honors College Information Sessions 
On select afternoons/evenings in the fall and spring semester, the
Honors College will host information sessions for interested students.


 Watson College of Education Preview Days 
Who: Prospective Education Majors and Minors
When: August 28 & October 9


 Watson College of Education Information Session →
: Prospective Education Majors and Minors
When: Click the link above for available dates. 
We encourage you to add this opportunity on to your campus tour!

Self-Guided Campus Tour

Self-Guided Tour Information

Looking to tour the UNCW main campus on your own? Download the self-guided campus tour map so you can navigate campus and learn more about each stop on the way.

Please note that the UNCW Center for Marine Science is not open to the public. We encourage you to explore the Center for Marine Science through our virtual tour option.

Self-Guided Campus Tour Resources →

School Group Tours

Group Visit Information

The Office of Admissions is excited to welcome high school and transfer student groups to campus for an inside look into the application process and life as a Seahawk.  


Register School Group to Visit UNCW →

Currently accepting requests for October & November.

Discover Wilmington



In addition to visiting UNCW, we encourage you to explore the surrounding Wilmington area! Here are a few resources to get you started: