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New Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance and decision to attend University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).

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.


Orientation Guides

The Orientation Guides provide links to required forms, campus phone numbers, information and advice from current UNCSA students. It will guide you through what to do before you arrive, your first couple of hours on campus, and familiarize you with student resources. It's a good summer read.

DownloadCollege Orientation Guide (August 16-21, 2016)

DownloadHigh School Orientation Guide (August 11-14, 2016)

If you have questions regarding New Student Orientation you may email or call 336-770-3283.


Move-In Day

High School Students

Move-in day for new high school students is Thursday, August 11, 2016. (See the High School Orientation Guide for your designated check-in times).

Returning UNCSA high school students will check-in Saturday, August 13, 2016 in the High School Connector Building, beginning at 9:00AM.

College Students

Move-in day for new undergraduate and graduate students is Tuesday, August 16, 2016. (See the College Orientation Guide for your designated check-in times).

Returning college students may check-in at the Quad Office in Lower Housing on Thursday, August 18th, 2016, beginning at 9:00AM.


Orientation Highlight Video - 2014

UNCSA Opening Day | College Orientation 2014 from WELCOME SQUAD on Vimeo.


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