International Student Orientation

The International Student Orientation will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2018 and is mandatory for all students on UNCW's visa sponsorship. During orientation we will review visa regulations, health and safety concerns, cultural adaptation, expectations about academic life and introduce you to life in Wilmington! So we can accommodate preferences, please register here

Tentative Schedule


International Student Orientation

Cameron Hall, 105

8:00-8:45          Registration & Breakfast

8:45-9:00          Welcome & Announcements

9:00-9:30          Ice Breaker

9:30-10:00         Cultural Adjustment

10:00-11:00       What It’s Really Like to Be a  Global Seahawk  

11:00-12:00       Campus Tour

12:00-1:00         Lunch/Get ID cards

1:00-1:30           The U.S. Classroom Environment

1:30-2:00           Campus Safety & Medical Care in the USA

2:00-2:15           Paying Your UNCW Bill

J-1 Exchange Students

Cameron Hall, 101

2:15-3:00           Paperwork Stations

3:00-3:30           J-1 Immigration

3:30-4:30           Campus Services

3:30-5:00           Open a Bank Account

6:00     Dinner with Orientation with Volunteers @ Islands  

F-1 Degree-Seeking Students

Cameron Hall, 111

2:15-2:30           Paperwork Stations

2:30-3:00           F-1 Immigration

3:00-3:30           Working in the USA

6:00     Dinner with Orientation with Volunteers @ Islands