Transition Programs

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Welcome to Teal Bridge! Teal Bridge encompasses all of the programming from the Office of Transition Programs designed to welcome and transition new transfer students to the University. These programs include:

Lead by our Teal Bridge Mentors (Transfer Peer Mentors), Teal Bridge is designed to help transfer students acclimate to UNCW, build connections and relationships with other transfer students, and be successful during their time here.

More specifically, because of participating in Teal Bridge Programming, transfer students will:

  • Possess a knowledge of the UNCW community, resources and departments
  • Expand their understanding of themselves within the context of the UNCW community
  • Establish a sense of belonging and integration into the UNCW community
  • Connect with opportunities to become involved and engaged at UNCW
  • Develop relationships with other students, transfer student leaders and staff
  • Gain a knowledge of the academic and social support resources available to UNCW students
  • Develop strategies for navigating the rest of their UNCW experience

To learn more about getting involved with any of the Teal Bridge programs, visit the pages below, or contact Barbie Cowan at or 910.962.2196.