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Summer Programs at UNCW

Students can apply for both summer session 1 & 2 with a maximum of 6 credits per session.

Course Options:
  • STEM: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
  • ARTS: Art, Communication, English, Film, Music

Summer 2020 courses can be found at

  1. List of Summer 2020 Class Options (click here)

Questions? Contact the international student advisor at to receive assistance with planning your summer course schedule!

Application Process

How to Apply:

If you are an affiliated partner university who would like to nominate students, please complete the nomination form at:

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If you are an international student who would like to attend UNCW in summer, please fill out the interest form at:

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International Student Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • International student orientation
  • Two cultural excursions per session
  • Immigration advising
  • English Learning Center programs (additional fees)


Tuition and Fees (N/A for Exchange)

$1,705 (3 credits)

On-Campus Housing

$796 (includes linens)

On-Campus Meal Plan (required)


Health Insurance (Estimate)

$120 (4 weeks)

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Total (Study Abroad)


*Note: Cost of flight and visa are not included.


To find course information for the upcoming semester, go to SeaNet (https:// , select either "Detailed Class Schedule" or "Search for Courses", then choose the upcoming term.

Students will submit their desired course list and the Office of International Students & Scholars will register students for their requested courses.

Important Dates

Summer Session 1 (2020)

Date Activity
April 1 Last day for Summer Session 1 nominations and students apply
May 17 - 10am Recommended arrival date, UNCW residence halls open at 10am (Wilmington, NC airport - ILM).
May 19 International Student Orientation
May 20 Classes Begin.
May 25 Memorial Day. National holiday; no classes.
June 18  Last day of classes.
June 22 Final examinations.
June 23 On-campus housing closes for Summer 1 students at 10:00am.

Summer Session 2 (2020) 

Date Activity
May 1 Last day for Summer Session 2 nominations and students apply
June 25 Recommended arrival date, UNCW residence halls open at 10am (Wilmington, NC airport - ILM).
June 26 International Student Orientation
June 29 Classes Begin.
July 3 Independence Day. Holiday observance; no classes.
July 27  Last day of classes.
July 29 Final examinations.
July 30  On-campus housing closes for Summer 2 students at 10:00am.

*Note: Students can arrive a maximum of 30 days prior to their program start date and depart a maximum of 30 day after their program end date with the J-1 visa.