Transition Programs

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What Do I Need To Do Prior To My Orientation Session?

  • Pay your Enrollment Deposit to the Admissions Office by the required deadline. The Enrollment Deposit payments may be made online and the link can be accessed through your Teal Ticket.
  • Register for your Orientation session by the deadline. You must pay the Enrollment Deposit before you can register for Orientation. You can view steps on how to register here.
  • If you plan on living on-campus, sign up and pay your housing deposit.
  • Mail the Immunization and Medical History Form to the Student Health Center to avoid delays at orientation.
  • Enroll or waive Student Health Insurance to avoid delays at orientation.
  • Use the Foreign Language Placement Tool online prior to attending Orientation. For registration purposes, it is critical you take this prior to Orientation.
  • Complete and mail in the Disability Disclosure Form, if necessary.
  • Mail any final transcripts (high school, community colleges, etc.) to Admissions. If Orientation occurs prior to completion of your final term, mail the transcripts upon completion of your term.
  • Make sure all Financial Aid paperwork is completed. File FAFSA; return award letter; sign master promissory note.
  • Read about the Math Placement Exam. The FAFSA opens on October 1 for the next academic year.
  • Music majors must contact the Department of Music at 910.962.3390 to schedule an audition and the music theory placement exam.

What Can I Take Care Of At Orientation?

  • You will receive your UNCW One Card (your student ID card) at Orientation.
  • You will take the math placement test.
  • You will meet with an academic advisor and complete your class registration.

What Do I Need To Take Care Of After Orientation?

  • Tuition and Fees: Billing schedules and payment due date information can be found on the Student Accounts website. Account balances can be viewed on Seanet.
  • Immunization Deadline: Classes will be canceled 30 days after class registration if immunizations are incomplete. Click here for more information.
  • Register for Parking Permit: Students must register for classes before they can register for a parking permit. To register for a parking pass, please log into MySeaport to sign-up. Additional information regarding vehicle registration can be found on the Parking & Transportation website.
  • Pick a Meal Plan: To register for a meal plan, please log into MySeaport to sign-up. Additional information regarding choosing a meal plan can be found on the Student Meal Plan website.