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Tenant Education Program

The Tenant Education Program (TEP) is an online workshop about lease-signing and off-campus living. Our goal is to provide UNCW students with the tools to be good neighbors, responsible community members and better tenants. Students will receive a prize once they have completed the program.

Modules and Topics Covered

The TEP workshop is comprised of four modules, each highlighting various aspects of off-campus living. These include:

  • Off-Campus Housing Search
  • Renting and Lease Language
  • Being a Good Neighbor
  • Breaks and Safety

How to Enroll

  • All UNCW students can self-enroll in the Canvas course.
  • If you are a parent, community partner, or member of the public and are interested in accessing program materials, you can enroll here.
  • Once you are enrolled in the course:
    • Select "Go to the course"
    • Then, select "Getting Started" from the "Introduction" module at the top of the page
    • Continue through the modules in order, completing each one
  • After completing the modules, please submit this form.

Student Testimonials

As a result of completing the Tenant Education Program....

"I now know and understand the resources that are available for ALL students. I am able to confidently go into a leasing agreement and know my rights and responsibilities as a tenant."

"I became aware of all the great support UNCW provides for off-campus students."

"I am more informed on how to search for off-campus housing and the rules I need to follow by living off-campus."

"I understand my rules, responsibilities, and respect I should have to be a good citizen of the Wilmington Community and of my neighbors."

"I am knowledgeable of what it takes to be a great neighbor and how to live successfully off-campus."

"I am more aware of the resources that can be used to find off-campus housing efficiently."