High School Checklist

We're looking forward to having you here on campus 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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Pay the Enrollment Deposit 

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.

Pay Tuition and Fees

A statement for fall semester will be mailed to your student's  permanent address and available online through the online billing site, TouchNet, on or before July 12, 2019. Any questions regarding your statement should be directed to the Student Accounts Office in the Bursar's Office at 336-770-1416.

Payment plans based on estimated expenses will be made available beginning in mid-May. Plans will be offered on a semester-by-semester basis, or for a full academic year (fall and spring semester).

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

Note: Fees are subject to change and may increase each year. You can review your tuition and fees through the office of Student Accounts in the Bursar's Office.

Bursar's Office

Enroll or Waive Student Blue Health Insurance

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.comThe deadline for Fall 2019 is September 10, 2019. Student Blue waiver and enrollment requests for Fall 2019 cannot be submitted after the decision deadline.

Enroll or Waive Student Blue Cross

Set up Parental Proxy access

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

Co-sign Academic Forms

Read and familiarize yourself with the Academic Attendance Policy. Both the student and their guardian/parent must sign these forms:

Mail or email signed forms to the High School Academic Office (hsacademics@uncsa.edu) UNCSA, High School Academics Office, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC, 27127-2738


 

Complete High School Life Application (includes housing for residential students)

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.

Submit required Health Services Documents

You are required to submit all Health Services documents by June 1, 2019 using the Student Health Portal. 

Student Health Portal

Purchase Art School Materials

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

Submit End Of Year Transcript 

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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Clear Holds on your student's E-Z Arts Account

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.

Request Academic Accommodations due to disabilities

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

Apply/appeal In-State Residency

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

RESIDENCY Status Guidelines

Apply for Student Financial Aid 

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 to receive emergency alerts

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 4 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.

REGISTER

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

Join Parent Support Organization 

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

Check Orientation Schedule

By June 17, an orientation schedule will be posted online and an updated schedule will be provided to you the first day of orientation. Each art school also has orientation activities you will need to attend. All this information is located on the orientation schedule webpage.

Orientation Schedule

 

 

Every Student Must:

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Set Up Your UNCSA Email 

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 the UNCSA Help Desk support center at helpdesk@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.

Co-sign Academic Forms

Read and familiarize yourself with the Academic Attendance Policy. Both the student and their guardian/parent must sign these forms:

Mail or email signed forms to the High School Academic Office (hsacademics@uncsa.edu) UNCSA, High School Academics Office, 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem, NC, 27127-2738

Review Information About Course Options

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)

Take Online Math Placement Test

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 July 1.

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

Complete High School Life Application (includes housing for residential students)

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.

Understand Student Conduct Policy and Your Rights

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

Contact: Andrea Sell, Associate Director of Student Conduct

 

 If students need or choose to:

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Take Modern Language Placement Test

Students enrolled in the 2nd or 3rd year of French or Spanish are required to take a placement test on Saturday, Aug. 17. Placement tests begin at 9 a.m. on the 3rd floor of Gray Building.

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.

Upload a One Card Photo

Photos may be uploaded July 8-August 12, 2019 so you can have your One Card waiting for you upon your arrival. If you don't upload a photo, One Card will take your photo the day of orientation.

Upload One Card Photo

Purchase Commuter Student Parking Decal

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. Fee information will be updated by July 1 of each year.  Only one car on campus at a time. No decal will be issued without registration.

Request Student Parking Decal

Register to receive emergency alerts

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 4 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.

REGISTER

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

Connect With Other High School Fighting Pickles 

Residence Life is all the fun you have outside of your academic and art classes. Follow High School Residence Life on Facebook

High School REsidence Life Facebook