Orientation Deadlines

Freshman/Family Orientation Registration Deadline:

December 1, 2014

Incoming freshmen should
register by
December 1, 2014
in order to be eligible for early registration for classes.

Refund Information

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by the Transition Programs Office by 5 p.m. on December 2, 2014 No refunds will be granted after the deadline.

All requests must include:

  • Student's name and identification number (850#)
  • What your refund is for (i.e. cancel parent Orientation reservation)
  • Name and address of the refund recipient

Please email this information to transitions@uncw.edu. A refund check will be mailed within 3-4 weeks of receipt.

Students who are no longer planning on attending the University need to notify the Admissions Office to cancel their admission.  If students have on-campus housing, they will also need to notify Residence Life and Housing in writing regarding your housing.

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Students must attend Orientation prior to taking classes.

Freshman/Family Orientation Dates

Spring 2015:
January 8 & 9

*Spanish interpretation services will be available for parents and family on January 8 session. In order to secure appropriate accommodations,please indicate it when you register on-line or call or email the orientation office (910.962.3089 or transitions@uncw.edu).

Incoming freshmen should register by December 1, 2014 in order to be eligible for early registration for classes.

Freshman/Family Orientation Fees

Student Orientation Fees:
$130.00 (June Sessions)
$110.00 (January & August Sessions)
*Overnight lodging is not included for January & August Sessions*

Parent & Family Orientation Fees:
$60.00 per person (June Sessions)
$50.00 per person (January & August Sessions)

Parent & Family On-Campus Housing:
$15 per person in addition to Orientation fees.
*On-campus housing is only available for June Sessions*

Early Arrival Fees:
$15 per person in addition to Orientation fees.
*On-campus housing is available the night prior to Orientation (June Sessions only)* Check-In is between 7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Refund Information

Freshman/Family Orientation Refund Request Deadlines:

December 2, 2014

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by the Transition Programs Office by the deadline above.  No refunds will be granted after the deadline. Refund checks are mailed within 3-4 weeks of receipt. Please include the following information in an email to transitions@uncw.edu:

    • Student's name and identification number (850#)
    • What your refund is for (i.e. cancel family member Orientation
      reservation)
    • Name and address of the refund recipient

Early Registration for Classes

Do you want to be able to sign up for classes before Orientation?
If so, please sign up for Orientation by
December 1, 2014 by 11:59pm
and you will be have the opportunity to complete early registration.

More information will follow about the early registration process.
For now, just make sure to register for Orientation.

Essential Information

  • Reservations for Orientation cannot be made until you have paid the $100 enrollment fee.
  • If you are signing up on the web, we accept Visa or MasterCard payments.
  • We will not accept reservations via email.
  • We must receive your reservation by the deadline.
  • No on-site registrations on the day of Orientation are accepted.
  • Please send your reservation one time only.
  • To register on-line follow these instructions (You must use Internet Explorer to register on-line):
    1. Click Here to Enter mySeaport    
    2. If you don't already know your UNCW User Name, click on "Look up my Username/UNCW student e-mail address?" Enter your student ID number (or your social security number). You will be given a 3 letter-4 number code. This is your user name and your official UNCW email address. Your password is your 8 digit birthdate (i.e. 01011993). Use these to log into mySeaPort.
    3. Click on the Student Services tab at the top and then click on the Orientation link, located on the left hand side of the screen. Follow the instruction to select your Orientation date and make your on-line payment.
    4. If a session is full, you will not be able to select it.
  • Please note - An Orientation date can be changed only once, and only if the session that you want to move into is open. If there is a price increase because of the change, payment is required before the change can be made.  Call the Office of Transition Programs at 910.962.3089 to make the change.

    For more informaton, Check our Frequently Asked Questions Page


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