Disability Resource Center

Prospective Students

As a prospective student, we welcome you to explore the educational opportunities that are offered at University of North Carolina Wilmington.  The University and Disability Resource Center (DRC) welcome students with disabilities.  We are committed to providing all students with disabilities an equitable educational experience.

Enrolling with the DRC

Once admitted to UNCW, students with disabilities are encouraged to begin enrollment with the DRC so accommodations are granted prior to the start of classes.  

  1. Student Portal: Log in to the DRC Student Portal using your UNCW email and password.
  2. Pre-Enrollment Registration: Complete the online "Pre-Enrollment Registration" form and upload recent evaluations or documentation.
    • DRC staff will review your submitted information within five business days (not including holidays).
      • Insufficient or incomplete documentation may delay your review.
  3. Schedule an Enrollment Meeting: You will receive an email with instructions for scheduling your enrollment meeting.
  • Review the timelines below based on your term entering UNCW.
    • Spring 2023
      • Enrollment meetings will begin after December 1, 2023.
      • You must register for spring classes before scheduling your enrollment meeting.
    • Summer 2023
      • Enrollment meetings will begin after May 1, 2023
      • You must register for summer classes before scheduling your enrollment meeting.
    • Fall 2023
      • Enrollment meetings will begin after June 1, 2023.
      • You must attend orientation and register for fall classes before scheduling your enrollment meeting. 

High School vs. College

*Information Coming Soon*

Meet with Staff

DRC staff are available to meet with prospective students and their families throughout the year.  We encourage families to visit our table at the following events:

  • TBD Spring 2023: Seahawk Preview Day