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First-Year January 2023 Dates, Fees, & Deadlines

All new students enrolling in spring 2023 will have a hybrid orientation program that includes online pre-orientation modules and an in-person orientation program.

To learn about the first-year orientation experience, including advising and class registration dates and information, visit the Overview webpage.

To learn more about how to register for orientation, visit the How to Register webpage.

Be sure to check your UNCW email for additional orientation information, regularly. Official university communication will always be sent to your UNCW email account. 

In-Person Orientation Date

All first-year students must attend an in-person orientation on January 9, 2023.

Deadlines

Students have the option to register for classes prior to in-person orientation by following the new student priority registration deadlines listed below. Students not participating in new student priority registration will register for classes on site in January.

**If you do not register for orientation by the posted deadline, you will not be able to begin courses in the spring semester. No exceptions will be made after a deadline has passed. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.

New Student Priority Class Registration Deadlines

To be eligible to register for classes prior to your January orientation session, you must register for orientation and complete all modules by the following dates:

Orientation Registration & Refund Request Deadline: November 22
Module Completion Deadline: November 29
Priority Class Registration: December 5-9
Orientation Session: January 9

On Site Class Registration Deadlines

To be eligible to register for classes at orientation in January (if you did not participate in priority class registration), you must register for orientation and complete all modules by the following dates:

Orientation Registration & Refund Request Deadline: December 20
Module Completion Deadline: January 3
Orientation Session & Class Registration: January 9

Fees

The only required fee for orientation is the student fee. Family and guest attendance is optional; however, there is a fee to attend. To learn what the orientation fee covers, visit our FAQs webpage.

Student Fee: $165
Guest Fee: $85