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Be sure to keep checking your UNCW e-mail for additional Orientation information.

Freshman Student/Family
Orientation Dates

Freshman Orientation is a two-day program for both students and attending family members. Below are the session options for students enrolling in the Fall 2018 semester.

Sessions below are available for registration

Session 7: August 19-20

Sessions below have reached registration capacity

Session 1: June 4-5 - SESSION FULL*
Session 2: June 6-7
Session 3: June 11-12 - SESSION FULL*
Session 4: June 13-14 - SESSION FULL*
Session 5: June 18-19 - SESSION FULL* Guest housing is at capacity for this session 
Session 6: June 25-26 - SESSION FULL*

Registration for the FYSA January Orientation will open Tuesday, October 16th at 10 am.

January 10-11 

*Please note that there is no waitlist process. If space opens up in a session due to a registered student changing sessions or withdrawing, the space will be available in the registration system on a first come, first serve basis prior to the registration deadline. If space is available, the session will automatically be shown as available to register. Once it has reached the registration deadline, sessions are closed definitely.

Freshman Student/Family 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 2018 semester.

Student Orientation Fees:

June Sessions: $130.00
Overnight accommodations for Freshman June orientation sessions are included in the flat fee. There is an option for pre-event accommodations, which is housing the night prior to the first day of your session. If requested, this will cost an additional $25.

August Session: $110.00
Overnight accommodations are not available for August session.

Parent & Family Orientation Fees:

June Sessions: $60.00 per person
Overnight housing is only available in the month of June for $25 per person, in addition to orientation fees. There is an option for pre-event accommodations, which is housing in a residence hall the night prior to the first day of your session. If requested, this will cost an additional $25 per person.

August Sessions: $50.00 per person

Freshman Student/Family Orientation Deadlines

All students must register for an Orientation session by the stated 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. Below are the deadlines for students enrolling in the Fall 2018 semester.

May 20, 2018

August 2, 2018