Notes About the Honors College Application Process

You cannot check your Honors College application status online. If you are uncertain about the status of your application, please contact the Honors College at 910-962-2929 or

The Honors College will e-mail periodic reminders to applicants who are missing components of their applications.

Once your complete Honors application is received, the Honors College review team will assess all of your materials. You can expect an email indicating your Honors College application decision. The Honors College decision letter and the UNCW decision letter are sent separately. Letters are sent beginning in December and continue through the spring and summer.

What type of student are you?

First-Year: Using the Common App

First-Year: Using SeaLevel

First-Year: Using CFNC


Current UNCW First-Year or Sophomore

Paper Application

A paper application is available in cases where a student may not have reliable Internet access or prefers the paper copy due to disability or other reasons. 

If you choose to fill out the paper application, please mail it to Honors and ensure that all application components arrive in a single package. 

Mail to: 

UNCW Honors College

601 South College Road

Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5958 

Access the Paper Application Here