Housing & Residence Life

Archived Announcements - Housing and Residence Life

10/16/17 - Spring Housing Release requests must be submitted by November 1, 2017 in order to avoid a $100.00 late cancellation fee.  Acceptable reasons for housing release are: Going out on Study/Education Abroad, Transferring to another university, withdrawal from UNCW, graduation in December or marriage.  The university will not accept any other reasons for cancellation.  Students that wish to be released from their housing obligation must come to the Housing and Residence Life office and complete a request for housing release form.  Documentation must be provided.

10/13/17 - ITS will be performing maintenance work on the campus networks and systems from October 13 (5 p.m.) – October 16 (8 a.m.). During this time frame, the housing application is subject to intermittent interruptions and may be unavailable due to patching and reboots.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

9/19/17 - On October 2, 2017 at 10:00am the FYSA Application, Spring Transfer and Spring International student application portal opens.

9/18/17 - Fall Open Room Change process begins today September 18th at 9am through Thursday, September 21st at 5pm.  If you are interested in the possibility of a room change from your current space, please reach out to your Residence Coordinator in your area to make arrangements.  Room changes are made on a first come first serve basis!

9/10/17 - Campus operations and classes to proceed as scheduled on Monday, September 11th to read more from UNCW regarding the weather event click here.

9/8/17 - Click here for the latest update from UNCW due to the weather event.

9/7/17 - Click here for the latest update from UNCW due to the weather event.

6/1/17 -The Housing Application may be periodically down over the weekend due to ITS performing routine maintenance on the campus networks and systems beginning at 5pm on Friday, June 2nd.  Work should be concluded by 8am on Monday, June 5th.

4/11/17 - The SUMMER housing application opened on Monday, April 3rd at 10am. If you would like to stay with us for the summer sessions, you will need to apply through the Housing Sign-Up process in mySeaport and pay your non-refundable $50 summer housing contract fee. Students are REQUIRED to be enrolled in a Summer Session course in order to be eligible for Summer Housing.  For more information click here.

3/30/17 - All on-campus housing closes for the spring semester on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 3:00pm or within 24 hours of your last exam, whichever comes first.  If you have an extenuating circumstance, please contact your Residence Coordinator.  Thank you.

3/23/17 - Contract Release deadline is April 30, 2017.  Per the housing contract, students who enroll for the fall term will be responsible for the full cost of the room for the contract period, unless a written notice of cancellation is received by the UNCW Office of Housing and Residence Life.  Students that wish to be released from their housing obligation must come to the Housing and Residence Life office and complete a contract release form.

3/17/17 - We are excited to welcome our future Seahawks on Seahawk Preview Day on Saturday April 1st.  For more details click here.

2/21/17 - UNCW's Spring Break will be from Saturday, March 4th through Sunday, March 12th.  Traditional residence halls will be closing for break and all students must check out by Saturday, March 4th at 10am.  Traditional housing will re-open on Sunday, March 12th at 10am.

The following residence halls will remain open during Spring Break however students living in University Apartments or University Suites will need to seek Housing and Residence Life assistance from the Seahawk Village desk at 910-962-8872.

Seahwawk Crossing

Seahawk Landing

Seahawk Village

University Apartments 

University Suites

12/1/16 - Spring room assignments will be available 12/5/16.

11/22/16 - Returning Student Sign-Up will begin on 2/1/17 at 10:00 am.

11/21/16 - Fall Freshman Application opens up on 1/17/17 at 10:00 am.

10/26/16 - The UNCW Housing Application system will be unavailable this weekend for planned IT Maintenance, which will begin on Friday, October 28 at 5 p.m. and conclude by Monday, October 31 at 8 a.m.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

10/26/16 - The Office of Housing and Residence Life would like to take this opportunity to remind you that spring contract release requests must be submitted by November 1, 2016 in order to avoid a $100 late contract cancellation fee. All contract release requests must be made in person at the Housing and Residence Life Office.

Acceptable reasons for contract release submission include:

·         Going out on Study/Education Abroad **

·         Transferring to another university**

·         Graduation in December 

**If you have applied to either go out on Study/Education Abroad or Transfer out but have not received your acceptance notification, you should submit a pending contract release request to our office by November 1st. We will hold your contract release request in a pending status until you can provide documentation of your acceptance.

10/4/16 - Please stay tuned to UNCW's main web page here https://uncw.edu/ and the UNCW Alert Emergency Information page here to keep up to date on Hurricane Matthew.  https://sites.google.com/site/uncwalert/

8/8/16 - If you are considered a spring admit, the housing application for FYSA and Spring Transfers will not open until September 15 and will remain open until October 15, or until space is no longer available. Please call our office with any questions at 910-962-3241. 

7/7/16 - Move-In 2016 is fast approaching, it’s only 36 days away and we are very excited to welcome our newest Seahawks, the class of 2020.  To give them the great move-in experience you once enjoyed, we need your help as a volunteer.  Sign up by clicking here Volunteer for Move-In. This is a day full of fun, excitement, and great energy with breakfast and lunch provided! Please consider volunteering to help continue the tradition of UNCW’s amazing move-in experience! As a volunteer, you should ensure you arrive on Wednesday, August 10th or Thursday, August 11th.  

5/25/16 - Housing assignments are now available, however we are still in the process of assigning students to Housing.  Due to the large number in the freshmen class, this process takes some time as we are assigning student based on their contract receipt date. When your assignment is ready, you will receive notification via your UNCW email that your assignment is ready to view. Please contact our office at 910-962-3241 if you have additional questions.