Soaring Sophomores

Soaring Sophomores

Soaring Sophomores for 2020 
has been canceled. While we are disappointed we will not be able to host visitors on campus during this time, this decision is consistent with decisions being made around community and campus events in response to COVID-19 virus concerns. For more information and ongoing updates about the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit 

"It was amazing to learn about college admissions especially because sophomore year is the time to start really prepping for college. The information was really helpful." - current high school sophomore

Here at UNC Wilmington, we recognize that as a high achieving high school sophomore, you are eager to start your college search. We want to help make that process as smooth as possible, which is why we are happy to host you on campus for Soaring Sophomores. Sophomore students and their guests will have the opportunity to join us as we discuss our admissions process and resources available to all of our students at UNCW.

To ensure your invitation to Soaring Sophomores, create a SeaLevel account today!


Tips & What to Expect at Soaring Sophomores

Before you arrive, be sure you have prepared to spend the morning on-campus. Here are some pointers which will help you enjoy your stay:

  • Be sure to dress comfortably. Some indoor facilities may be warmer or cooler than the temperature outside.
  • Be prepared for a rain shower.
  • Wear comfortable shoes (you will be walking throughout the campus).

Travel and Lodging Information

Suggested Hotels

If you have any additional questions about Soaring Sophomores, please call the Office of Admissions at (910)962-3243 or email us at (Subject: Soaring Sophomores).


Admissions Overview

College Planning Timeline

College Planning Worksheet