UNCW@Onslow beach welcome


Orientation is mandatory for all new UNCW undergraduate students. The Distance Education program provides an online orientation session each semester for newly admitted distance education students. During your online orientation session, you will learn what you need to know to make a successful transition to UNCW. After you complete your online orientation, your academic advisor will provide you with information on how to register for classes, including your Registration PIN. Students must complete orientation in order to register for classes, and a registration time ticket will be given to you after completing orientation.

UNCW@Onslow students should NOT register for a main campus orientation session.

  • Pay your Enrollment Deposit to the Admissions Office by the required deadline. The Enrollment Deposit payments may be made online and link can be accessed through your UNCW Applicant Portal.
  •  Reservations for Orientation cannot be made until you have paid the $100 enrollment fee. You must wait a minimum of 24 hours after paying the enrollment deposit to sign-up for orientation.

  • To register follow these instructions:
    • Log-in to your UNCW Applicant Portal.
    • Click on Register for Your Required Orientation
    • You will be brought to the VisualZen Orientation Registration system
    • Follow the prompts, choose the session and pay the $20 fee for the Online Orientation
    • Once completely submitted, students will receive a confirmation e-mail with the link to online orientation
    • You do not need to submit a OneCard photo to complete online orientation
  • Questions or problems registering?  Please contact Distance Education at elearning@uncw.edu.

Please Note:

  • Students accepted into the B.S. Clinical Research should contact the Office of Student Success within the College of Health and Human Services at 910.962.3208 to find out about their orientation;
    these students should NOT register for the UNCW@Onslow orientation.
  • Immunization Records and Health Insurance are NOT required for UNCW@Onslow & Distance Education Students. Please contact Katrin Wesner at wesnerk@uncw.edu if you have any questions regarding the student health insurance and receive waiver.

Access your UNCW Email Account

Utilize the enrollment information in your UNCW Application Status Portal to access MySeaport and your UNCW email account. We strongly encourage you to check your UNCW email frequently.

Access your Degree Audit

The Degree Audit will outline awarded transfer credit and remaining degree requirements. You can access your degree Audit though Seanet

Contact your Academic Advisor

Your advisor will assist in determining which classes you will need to complete your degree at UNCW. For advisor information please visit our undergraduate programs section.