New Graduate Student School Orientations

You are embarking on what will be a powerfully challenging and rewarding time in your graduate school life. Your training here begins with New Student Orientation. Schedules and dates are below. Download the UNCSA Campus App to view the full orientation schedule and next steps.

Key Dates

  • May 17: Detailed orientation schedule published
  • May 21 @ 10am (EST): International Student Virtual Session.  
  • June 7 Prevention Education Courses Deadline
  • June 18 Online Student Orientation
  • July 1: Academic Registration for art classes
  • Aug 7-11 International Student Early Orientation (on campus)
  • Aug 7-16 Early orientation period for Design & Production (Animatronics, Costume Design, Scene Design, Scenic Art, Stage Properties, Wig & Makeup)
  • Aug 12-19 Orientation period for Design & Production (Production Project Management, Costume Technology, Stage Automation, Sound Design, Technical Direction)
  • Aug 12-19 Orientation period for Filmmaking and Music. Filmmaking students can view their orientation schedule here.
  • Aug. 12 - New graduate students arrive
  • Aug. 19 - University classes begin

New Student Virtual Orientation

All virtual orientation sessions will be held on June 18, 2024 and will be recorded/posted below. Zoom session links for virtual orientation cannot be posted online and will only be available through email and the UNCSA Campus App.