Transfer & Nontraditional Students
Welcome new Bears! We are excited for you and your family/support people to join the our campus community. UNC's New Student Orientation (NSO) is a full-day program designed to setup incoming students and their support systems for success academically, socially and financially. During New Student Orientation, you will:
- Learn about life as a UNC Bear
- Get your student ID
- Learn about the essential academic and campus information
- Connect with the many resources to support your success for a smooth transition to UNC, including meeting with representative from academic and personal resource offices and finalize financial aid and billing
- Meet other new and current UNC students
After you have confirmed you're coming to UNC (by submitting your decision form), you will be able to find more information and
next steps for New Student Orientation in your Admissions Portal. Attending an Orientation session is a great way to make your transition to UNC a successful
Watch your email closely for the invite to sign-up for Orientation once we open registration! You'll need to submit your decision form (by telling us your plans via your Admissions Portal) before you can sign-up. You can sign-up for Orientation directly from your Portal once we go live.
New Student Orientation & Registration
SIGN-UP VIA YOUR ADMISSIONS PORTAL!
August 11, 2023
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Now that you've made your Orientation reservation, complete the tasks
below to be best prepared for your arrival to campus.
New Student Days
August 16-20, 2023
As a new UNC Bear, you are now invited to attend New Student Days. New Student Days are designed to help first-year and transfer students transition
both academically and socially to life at UNC. You will learn about various campus
resources, gain an understanding of UNC’s academic expectations, and participate in
social events including Convocation, a UNC tradition! During New Student Days, you
are sure to have a great time meeting fellow Bears and getting prepared for the start
of classes. Registration will be available soon!