Family Member Orientation Registration

Before Your Student Registers

They should check their dates! Your Orientation session can only be changed one time, and only if space is available in another session. You will be responsible for any increase in fees at the time the change is made.

Are your family members attending? If not, please do not enter them on your registration form.


Registration Help for Your Student

Please note - all reservations are made under the student's name and student ID number by following the instructions below. Reservations for family members are made at the same time as the student. After the initial reservation has been submitted, if you would like to add another person to the reservation, you must submit your request in writing along with your payment per additional person. This payment must be paid by check or money order.

On-Line Reservation System Directions

Web reservations are the most expedient way to make your reservation. On-line reservations are processed immediately and you receive confirmation at the time you make the reservation. On-line reservations require a payment with MasterCard or Visa at the time you make your reservation. Once you have submitted your on-line reservation the only way to make changes in reservation is by calling the Office of Transition Programs. 

To register on-line follow these instructions:

  1. Log into mySeaport. 
  2. Login with your UserID. Your password is your 8 digit birthdate (i.e. 01011993). (If you do not know this information, please contact the Technology Assistance Center at 910.962.HELP.)
  3. Click on the Student Services tab.
  4. Scroll down and click on "Orientation Signup" on the left hand side of the screen under Services
  5. Follow the instruction to select your Orientation date and make your on-line payment.
  6. Please make sure you get to the final page and print your confirmation.
  7. 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.  

Mail In Reservation Forms

To make a reservation through the mail, print the appropriate reservation form (below), Download, fill out and mail in the form with a check payable to UNCW. Please note that registering on-line will hold your spot immediately. Mail-Ins could cause a delay in sign-up.

A reservation will not be held without payment. If the session you have selected as your first choice is closed, you will be assigned to your next available choice. You must number sessions by your preference (first choice through sixth choice).

Freshman January 2015 Reservation Form

Transfer January 2015 Reservation Form

Please send your reservation one time only.

On-Site Reservations:

No on-site walk-in registrations are accepted at Orientation.

Reservation Deadlines

Freshman/Family Orientation Sign-up Deadlines:

December 1, 2014

Freshmen, 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 11:59 pm and you will have the opportunity to complete early registration.

Transfer/Family Orientation Sign-up Deadlines:

December 4, 2014

Refund Information

Requests for refunds must be received in writing by the Transition Programs Office by 5 p.m. on the deadline below. 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 A refund check will be mailed within 3-4 weeks of receipt.

Orientation Refund Request Deadlines:

December 2, 2014

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