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
New Student Orientation & Registration
November 17, 2023 (On Campus)
7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
November 29, 2023 (Virtual)
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Now that you've made your Orientation reservation, complete the tasks
below to be best prepared for your arrival to campus.
January 6-20, 2024
As a new UNC Bear, you are now invited to attend Winter Welcome. Winter Welcome programs 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 and participate in social events like Staff vs. Students Basketball Game,
The Snow Ball, and other UNC traditions! During Winter Welcome, you are sure to have
a great time meeting fellow Bears and transitioning for the start of classes. Check out the list of events by clicking here or visiting UNC's Bear Welcome website