University College

University College Staff 

About University College

Vision Statement

The University College will be a nationally recognized leader in creating and delivering best practices that cultivate student success.

University College Handout

Mission Statement

The University College supports students as they explore undergraduate curriculum and career paths, prepare to declare an appropriate major, and succeed in their transition to UNCW. The University College (UC) serves several student populations to include freshmen, select transfer, early college, military student, first-year spring admit and pre-professional students at UNCW.

The goals of the University College are to:

  • Provide advising services that empower students to make informed academic choices related to both major and course selections as well as academic and administrative policies,
  • Deliver academic courses designed to foster student development, academic inquiry, and successful transitions into our university,
  • Administer programs that incorporate high-impact practices to support retention, persistence, student success and,
  • Collaborate with students, faculty and staff across campus to build a campus community focused on student success.

Meet Your Advisor

  • Sometime in the first three weeks of the fall semester to discuss educational goals, schedule changes, or other issues.
  • For Pre-Registration Advising in October and March
  • Whenever you have a question about classes or academic policies
  • When you have a concern about academic performance and need advice about improving your grade.