Small Group Setting

Incoming Freshman Orientation Schedule
For Students & Family

Tentative August Freshman Student Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.  All of the programs for student Orientation are required.  Students will be busy from 8:00 a.m. to after 7:00 p.m. on the first day and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the second day.  Class registration is at the end of Day 2 and we cannot guarantee students will be done by 5:00 p.m.

Day 1 - Student Schedule for August 17 (Tentative)

7:45 - 8:45 a.m.        Check In at the Warwick Center
7:45 - 8:45 a.m.        Continental Breakfast
9 - 9:20 a.m.            Welcome
9:25 - 10:25 a.m.      Community Standards
10:25 - 10:40 a.m.    Campus Involvement
10:40 - 11:30 a.m.    Orientation Small Group
11:40 - 12:40 p.m.    Groups 1-11: Lunch
                               Groups 12-17: Skill Seeker
                               Groups 18-23: Skill Seeker
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.      Groups 1-6: Skill Seeker
                               Groups 7-11: Skill Seeker
                               Groups 12-23: Lunch
1:55 - 2:15 p.m.        Groups 1-11: Student Accounts
                               Groups 12-23: Financial Aid
2:20 - 2:40 p.m.        Groups 1-11: Financial Aid
                               Groups 12-23: Student Accounts
2:50 - 3:30 p.m.        ABC’s of Academics
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.        Groups 1-12: Life at UNCW
                               Groups 13-23: Math Placement Test
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.        Groups 1-12: Math Placement Test
                               Groups 13-23: Life at UNCW
5:30 - 6:15 p.m.        Dinner
7 p.m.                      Seahawk Nation

Day 2 - Student Schedule for August 18 (Tentative)

8 - 8:30 a.m.            Breakfast & Meet OL
8:40 - 9:40 a.m.        Campus Safety: A Community Responsibility – Women
                               Campus Safety: A Community Responsibility – Men
10 a.m.                    Convocation
                               Lunch (following Convocation)                                                               
1 p.m.                     Group 1: Academic Advising & Registration
                               Group 2: Link Tie Dye Event                                                                
2:30 p.m.                 Group 2: Pre-Advising Session                                                           
3 p.m.                     Group 2: Academic Advising & Registration

Tentative August Freshman Family Schedule

The June Orientation sessions are two days for parents and family members. The August Orientation session is only one day for parents and family members.

Day 1 - Family Schedule for August 17 (Tentative)

7:45 - 8:45 a.m.        Check In at the Burney Center
7:45 - 8:45 a.m.        Continental Breakfast
9 - 9:20 a.m.             Welcome
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.       Assisting Your Student with the Transition to College
10:20 - 11:40 a.m.     Financial Matters
11:40 - 12:40 p.m.     Groups 1-11: Lunch
                                Groups 12-23: Breakout Sessions
                                Financial Aid Highlights
                                In or Out:  Residency for Tuition Purposes
                                Technology Initiatives
                                UNCW Centro Hispano as a Student Resource
                                (Spanish Informational Session)
                                Campus Tour
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.       Groups 12-23: Lunch
                                Groups 1-11: Breakout Sessions
                                Financial Aid Highlights
                                In or Out:  Residency for Tuition Purposes
                                Technology Initiatives
                                UNCW Centro Hispano as a Student Resource
                                (Spanish Informational Session)
                                Campus Tour
1:50 - 2:35 p.m.         Shared Responsibilities                                                            
2:50 - 3:30 p.m.         ABC’s of Academics
3:40 - 4:25 p.m.         Reality 101
4:35 - 5:20 p.m.         Student Panel
5:20 p.m.                  Wrap Up


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