High School Checklist

We're looking forward to having you at UNCSA! Please follow the checklist below to complete your enrollment and prepare for the school year.

Every Parent/Guardian Must:

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To reserve your student's space in the fall class, we must receive the Enrollment Deposit as soon as possible. Log in to the Applicant Portal to view the status page to pay.

APPLICANT PORTAL

A refund of a deposit will be granted if the request is made in writing and received in the Office of Admissions prior to May 1. No refunds will be issued after this date. If you are admitted after May 1 your payment must be received within 10 business days of receipt of your acceptance letter.

Fall semester billing statements will be mailed to your student’s permanent address and posted to our online billing site, TouchNet, on or before Friday, July 8, 2022. Any questions regarding your statement, or future billing dates, should be directed to studentaccounts@uncsa.edu or 336-770-1416.

Students who have not paid their bill or enrolled in a payment plan by the bill due date of August 4, 2022 are subject to a hold on their account, a late payment fee or other actions as outlined in UNCSA’s Student Payment Regulation 317.

Student Access to TouchNet. The easiest way for a student to access TouchNet is by logging in to E-Z Arts. Once there, click on the “Student” tab, followed by “Student Accounts” and finally “TouchNet.” Students will automatically be signed in to TouchNet via this method.

Authorized Users. Parents or other individuals will only receive email billing notifications if they are set up as an Authorized User in TouchNet. Once in the system, a student may add Authorized Users by clicking the link on the right-hand side of the screen and setting their permissions as necessary. Authorized Users have a specific log-in page with direct access to the system.

Payment Plans. Payment plans are available in TouchNet and are offered on a semester-by-semester basis. The earlier you enroll, the more months you have to spread out payments. More information, including the full semester’s schedule and instructions, is available in this My SA announcement.

Bursar's Office

Health insurance is required for all students. The University offers Student Blue from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. If your students will continue to be covered by an individual plan or through a parent's plan, you waive out of the Student Blue plan.

You must enroll into Student Blue or waive out of the insurance at studentbluenc.com. Take action by Sept. 12, 2002. Student Blue waiver and enrollment requests for Fall 2022 cannot be submitted after the decision deadline.

Enroll or Waive Student Blue Cross

By setting up parental/guardian proxy access to your minor student's E-Z Arts account allows you to see your students records. Parents/guardians will have their own login credentials. Set up a Passphrase. If you contact UNCSA, you will use the Passphrase to identify you as a proxy of your student.

In E-Z Arts web portal, you can pay bills as well as access your student's records, maintain the contact information such as an email where you as a parent(s)/guardian can be reached.

Instructions for setting up proxy

Read and familiarize yourself with the Academic Attendance Policy. Electronic acknowledgment forms will be available midsummer.  

Residential and commuter students attend orientation. Both residential and commuter high school students need to complete forms that may include parent/guardian signature. High School Life Application and forms includes housing form, but commuter also need to complete the non-housing related forms. Learn more about High School Life.

 High School Life forms

Commuter students participate in the high school life during orientation and while attending UNCSA, with the exception that they are not required to attend residential hall meetings.

You are required to submit all Health Services documents using the Student Health Portal by June 1, 2022.

Student Health Portal

While the textbook for your high school academics are provided, you may need to purchase supplies for your students art classes. A list of what you will need is posted on the Incoming Students website section.

  What to Pack

The Office of Admissions must have an official sealed, signed or notarized transcript showing all course work and grades. This document should be sent to the Office of Admissions upon completion of your school year.

You may use our Final Transcript Request Form to request your end of year transcript from your current school. Your school may have a different procedure for requesting transcripts, so please check with your school counselor or administrator first.

Final Transcript Request Form

Ninth and 10th Grade Applicants
UNCSA requires academic records for the past three years, including your current year of study. Applicants currently in the eighth or ninth grade should have their school mail official report cards, in addition to any transcripts, for a total of three years of complete records.

Home Schooled Applicants
Home schooled applicants should provide documentation that the home school is recognized by the state of residency, if applicable, and should provide course titles and course descriptions for each year of home schooling, as well as tests used or an assessment to show that the applicant has completed the equivalent of the UNC System minimum course requirements. If the applicant has attended a traditional high school, an official transcript from that school should be submitted.

 If parents/guardians need or choose to:

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It is recommended that you check for holds in your student's E-Z Arts account up through the first day of Orientation.

You can check for holds on your account by logging in to E-Z Arts.

LOG IN TO E-Z ARTS

After logging in, click on “Student” then “Student Records” and then “View Holds” to see which departments have placed holds on your account. 

Remember that when a department or office has placed a hold on your account, you will need to take action with that particular office right away. Only the department that places a hold can remove it.

Among other restrictions, holds will prevent your student from registering or changing your class schedule. Students who are indebted to UNCSA are not permitted to attend classes until the debt is settled.

If applicable, review information about Classroom Accommodations for a diagnosed disability.

The UNCSA High School Academic Program offers:

  • Accommodations/modifications that specify adjustments to the learning environment.
  • Development of Section 504 Classroom & Instructional Accommodations, or, if necessary, an Individual Education Plan (IEP).

Steps for High School Program Accommodations

Information and links to student application for in-state residency, appeal procedure and residency application.

RESIDENCY Status Guidelines

Although high school students are not eligible for Federal Aid, you can still submit a FAFSA. Once this is done your estimated family contribution (EFC) and need can be determine and considered for scholarship awards based on merit and need or need alone. You should answer the enrollment questions on the FAFSA as if you will be a first-year college student. Financial Aid will be communicating with you through your E-Z Arts account if you qualify for aid.

Financial Aid Information

Register for UNCSA ALERT to receive emergency notifications by email, phone and text message. The cost is free, however, standard text messaging fees will apply from your carrier. Students can sign up for UNCSA ALERT with your E-Z Arts ID number and UNCSA email or phone number. You can add up to 10 phone numbers and four email addresses, to include parents and relatives. Parents and relatives of students can only add their contact information after their student has created an account.

PARENTS & COMMUNITY MEMBERS UNCSA ALERT SIGN UP

For more information and step-by-step instructions to register for UNCSA ALERT visit the UNCSA Police website.

Parents/guardian can join the UNCSA Parent Support Organization (PSO), which provides opportunities for parents/guardians to stay engaged in and contribute to the high school program.

How To Be Involved

Orientation information will be posted online. Each art school also has orientation activities you will need to attend. All this information is located on the orientation schedule web page.

Orientation Schedule

Every Student Must:

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When your Enrollment Deposit is received, you will be assigned a UNCSA Artist email account. You will receive an email with set-up instructions. If you do not receive an email, contact your Admissions Counselor.

If you have any issues accessing your school email account, contact IT Technology Support at TechnologySupport@uncsa.edu or 336-770-3300

Once you have set up your account, please check it on a regular basis. You will be receiving important communication from various on-campus departments (such as High School Academics, Registrar, etc.) as well as faculty and staff.

Read and familiarize yourself with the Academic Attendance Policy. Electronic acknowledgment forms will be available midsummer.  

Students are registered for courses by the Associate Dean of High School Academic Program. Review the course information and take action, if required.

Review & Indicate Course(s)

All new students are required to take an online math placement test to ensure you are enrolled in the appropriate math course. An email will be sent to your UNCSA email account that includes a link and login information for your specific math placement test. Allow yourself 45 minutes to complete the test. You are expected to complete the test in one sitting before August 1.

If you do not receive an email, contact Brock Snyder at snyderb@uncsa.edu or 336-770-1320.

Residential and commuter students attend orientation. Both residential and commuter high school students need to complete forms that may include parent/guardian signature. High School Life Application and forms includes housing form, but commuter also need to complete the non-housing related forms. Learn more about High School Life.

 High School Life forms

Commuter students participate in the high school life during orientation and while attending UNCSA, with the exception that they are not required to attend residential hall meetings.

Before coming on campus, you are required to complete the online courses:

  • Alcohol-Wise
  • Consent and Respect

These courses will be available later this Summer.

Please email Natascha Romeo (romeon@uncsa.edu) with any questions.

Read the High School Student Handbook to learn more about campus safety, student conduct violations, student rights, outcomes, and alcohol and other drug policy.

High School Student Handbook

 If students need or choose to:

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Students enrolled in the 2nd or 3rd year of French or Spanish are required to take a placement test.

The placement test are for information only and will in no way impact your grade in the course. If you have questions, contact Brock Snyder at snyderb@uncsa.edu or 336-770-1320.

Photos may be uploaded to have your One Card waiting for you upon your arrival. If you don't upload a photo, a photo will be taken during your check-in/orientation process.

Upload One Card Photo

Licensed High School commuter students may purchase a commuter parking decal to park in the designated Commuter “C” lots on campus. Residential students are not allowed to park on campus.

Students wanting to park a vehicle on campus must complete a vehicle registration form and pay for a parking decal.

Parking Portal

Register to receive UNCSA Alert when logging into their E-Z Arts account. You will be redirected to update your personal contact information or opt out every semester in January and in July.

UNCSA ALERT

For more information and step-by-step instructions to register for UNCSA ALERT for students, parents or guardians visit the UNCSA Police website.