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First-Year Orientation Dates 

Below are the available sessions for students enrolling in the Fall 2020 semester. July sessions have a capacity of 330 students. Once a session is at capacity, the session is full and we cannot add additional students.

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Fall 2020 Orientation Dates

July 20, 2020 (session at capacity)

July 21, 2020 (session at capacity)

July 22, 2020

July 23, 2020

July 27, 2020

July 28, 2020

July 29, 2020

July 30, 2020

August 16 - August 17, 2020

Students who register for this session before June 2 will participate in academic advising and course registration prior to their orientation session. Students only need to attend the sessions on August 16.

Students who register for this session after June 2 must attend both days. Student will attend orientation session on August 16 and be academically advised and register courses on August 17.

First-Year Orientation Deadlines

All students must register for an orientation session by the stated registration deadline. Students will receive reminders to their UNCW e-mail consistently until they complete registration. No exceptions will be made after a deadline has passed. The deadline for the July sessions is June 2, 2020. The deadline for the August session is August 2, 2020. 

First-Year Orientation Fees

The only required fee for orientation is the student fee. Family and guest attendance is optional. Below are fees associated with students enrolling in the Fall 2020 semester. 

Student: $165
Guest: $85 

Spring 2021 Orientation Dates

January orientation is a two-day program for students and a one day program for family members and guests. Below are the available sessions for students enrolling in the Spring 2021 semester. Spring 2021 registration will open on July 1, 2020. 

Registration for Spring 2021 will open on July 1, 2020.

This table shows the registration deadlines for the Spring 2021 orientation sessions.
Session Dates
Deadline to Register Semester
January 7-8, 2021 December 13, 2020 Spring 2021