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Incoming Freshman Orientation Schedule | Students & Family

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August Freshman Student Schedule

This schedule is subject to change. All of the programs for student Orientation are required. Class registration is at the end of Day 2.

Day 1 - Freshman Student Schedule

7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Check In Burney Center Lobby
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast Burney Center Ballroom
9 - 9:20 a.m. Welcome Burney Center Ballroom
9:25 - 10 a.m. Orientation Small Group Assigned at Check-in
10:05 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Rising to the Academic Challenge

Warwick Center Ballroom

10:45 - 11 a.m.

Auxiliary Services

Warwick Center Ballroom

11 - 11:15 a.m. Student Accounts Warwick Center Ballroom
11:20 - 12 p.m. ABC's of Academics Burney Center Ballroom
12:05 - 1 p.m.

Groups 1-8 Lunch
Groups 9-16 Skill Seeker

Wagoner Hall
Warwick Center Ballroom

1:05 - 2 p.m.

Groups 1-8 Skill Seeker
Groups 9-16 Lunch

Warwick Center Ballroom
Wagoner Hall

2:05 - 3:05 p.m. Community Standards Warwick Center Ballroom
3:05 - 3:25 p.m. Financial Aid Warwick Center Ballroom
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Groups 1-8 Life at UNCW
Groups 9-16 Math Placement Test

Assigned at Check-In
Assigned at Check-In

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Groups 1-8 Math Placement Test
Groups 9-16 Life at UNCW

Assigned at Check-In
Assigned at Check-In

5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Dinner

Wagoner Hall

7 p.m. Seahawk Nation

Burney Center Ballroom

Day 2 - Freshman Student Schedule

7:30 - 8 a.m. Breakfast & Meet Your OL Burney Center Lobby
8 - 8:30 a.m. Getting Involved at UNCW Burney Center Ballroom
8:40 - 9:40 a.m.

Campus Safety: A Community Responsibility - Women
Campus Safety: A Community Responsibility - Men

Lumina Theater, FSC 1006
Burney Center Ballroom
10 a.m. Convocation
Lunch (following Convocation)

Hoggard Lawn

1 p.m. Advising & Registration On envelope provided at Check-In

FSC - Fisher Student Center
FUU - Fisher University Union

Download the UNCW App from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace use the key words UNCW Guide. Once you have the app, click on Download Guides, and click on New Student Orientation to access the schedule, resources, and PDF versions of PowerPoints. You can also click on New Seahawks to access information helpful for new students.

August Freshman Family Schedule

Freshman Family Schedule

This schedule is subject to change. All of the programs for student Orientation are required. Class registration is at the end of Day 2.

Day 1 - Freshman Family Schedule

7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Check-in Burney Center Lobby
7:45 - 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast Burney Center Ballroom
9 - 9:20 a.m. Welcome Burney Center Ballroom
9:30 - 10 a.m. Assisting Your Student with the Transition to UNCW Burney Center Ballroom
10:15 - 11:10 a.m. Shared Responsibilities Burney Center Ballroom
11:20 a.m. - 12 noon

ABC's of Academics

Burney Center Ballroom

12 - 12:30 p.m.

Technology Initiatives

Burney Center Ballroom

12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Lunch

Hawk's Nest, FUU 1st Floor

12:30 & 1:15 p.m. Campus Tour Burney Center Steps
1:15 - 1:45 p.m. Breakout Session: Military Affiliated Services
Breakout Session: UNCW Centro Hispano as a Student Resource (Spanish Informational Session)
Azalea Coast B, FUU 2001B
1:50 - 3:15 p.m. Financial Matters: Services, Expenses and Accounts

Burney Center Ballroom

3:20 - 4:05 p.m.

Reality 101

Burney Center Ballroom

4:10 - 4:55 p.m. Student Panel Burney Center Ballroom
4:55 p.m. Wrap Up Burney Center Ballroom

FSC - Fisher Student Center
FUU - Fisher University Union