Frequently Asked Questions

Incoming High School Students

Frequently Asked Questions

Do my parents/family need to attend Orientation?

Parents and families are encouraged to attend specific sessions for parents and families during new student orientation.


When do I register for classes?

Students are pre-registered for classes prior to arriving on campus by UNCSA High School faculty. During New Student Orientation there is a Registration/Drop-Add session where students pick up their schedules and can make changes if necessary.

High School Academics

When will I receive information about my on-campus housing assignment?

Residence Life sends out housing information via your email in mid-July when new students can begin the process for campus housing.

Residence Life

When and where can I purchase textbooks for my classes?

Textbooks used in high school academic programs are provided. Students may need to purchased books for their art classes. Those books can be purchased the virtual campus bookstore.


Does UNCSA have scheduled breaks during the Fall semester?

For information on important dates including academic breaks (i.e. Fall Break, Thanksgiving, and Winter Break) please see the Academic Calendar.

Academic Calendar

Does UNCSA offer a shuttle service from any airports?

The Office of Student Transportation provides scheduled shuttles to Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, NC (airport code GSO) during academic breaks: Fall, Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Break.

Student Transportation does NOT provide shuttles to Raleigh or Charlotte airports. Important: Student Transportation is not available to provide airport shuttles at the beginning/end of the academic year (August and May).

Student Transportation

Can I have a car on campus?

Licensed High School Commuters may purchase a parking decal to park on campus. Residential High School student may not park on campus.

Traffic & Parking

My family is interested in supporting UNCSA.  How can we learn more?

Thank you for your interest in supporting UNCSA and our students. Please contact Shannon Wright ( in our Advancement Office to learn more about Parent & Family Giving.