Orientation for Incoming Students



Congratulations on your acceptance and decision to attend University of North Carolina School of the Arts! You are embarking on what will be a powerfully challenging and rewarding time in your life. Your training here begins with New Student Orientation where we will share key information vital to a successful career at UNCSA. Please check this page throughout the summer for important updates regarding New Student Orientation.

If you have questions regarding New Student Orientation you may email orientation@uncsa.edu or call (336) 770-3283.

2017 Orientation Dates by Academic Level

High School - August 10, 2017

Undergraduate - August 15, 2017


  • School of Design & Production: Costume Design, Scene Design, Wig & Makeup, Stage Properties, Scenic Art - August 10, 2017
  • School of Design & Production: Costume Technology, Stage Automation, Technical Direction - August 14, 2017
  • School of Design & Production: Sound Design - August 15, 2017
  • School of Music and School of Filmmaking - August 15, 2017
Welcome Squad
Welcome Squad members create a Lip Dub to welcome students to campus each August.
Alumni Stories
From backstage and into the limelight, our graduates are making their mark in the world as professional artists and creators, each in their own original way. We couldn’t be more proud.