New High School Student Orientation Schedules

You are embarking on what will be a powerfully challenging and rewarding time in your high school life. Your training here begins with New Student Orientation. Schedules and dates are below:

Key Dates

  • July 21 Online Orientation Period
  • August 11-12 Staggered move-in/check-in and in-person orientation.  Refer to Day-by-Day Orientation Schedules.
  • August 16  High School classes begin 

New Student & Parent Online Orientation Schedule July 21

All online sessions were recorded and are posted below.  Each session title below is a link and will open in a new browser tab.

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Wednesday, July 21

Parent & Student Information Online Session

View the Aug. 3 information session video recording on the Overcoming COVID-19 website.

Day-by-Day Orientation Schedules

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards prior to arrival on campus.

Each schedule has been organized by specific move-in/check-in date for Aug 11-12.  Commuter Students have an open check-in from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Aug 11-12. Residential students, please refer to your specific appointment date.  Make sure to sign up for an appointment time on the Appointment URL if an appointment time has not been secured. Refer to emails from your specific arts school with live Zoom links that will be emailed to students prior to their arrival. Any scheduled parent Zoom links will be emailed to parents as well. Zoom links will not be posted on this site.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

Drama Orientation Schedule (Move-In Group Specific, Aug 11-12)

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Wednesday, August 11

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards  prior to arriving on campus.

Students must have a valid Photo ID (Driver's License or passport) .  Parents can vouch for their students, if parents have their own valid photo identification.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

  • MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. New residential student move-in (appointment only) & commuter students have an open check-in
  • PARKING | LOT B
  • RESIDENCE LIFE | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • PARKING DECALS | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • ONE CARD | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS | CONNECTOR BUILDING

Once check-in is completed, students proceed to move-in:

  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS Q&A SESSION (In-Person) 4-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents & Students)
  • HIGH SCHOOL LIFE STUDENT WELCOME SESSION  (In-Person) 7.- 8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (For Commuter & Residential Students)
  • DINNER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall

Thursday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • SCHOOL OF DRAMA ORIENTATION 3-4:30 p.m. (In-Person) Performance Place Building, Catawba Theatre (Parents & Students)
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

This concludes parent/family portion of orientation

Friday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS OPEN HOUSE (In-Person) 12:45-2:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION SESSION (Online) 6 - 7 p.m. (Zoom Link will come from International Advisor)

Saturday, August 14

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW HS STUDENTS - MODERN LANGUAGE & MATH 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, Third Floor
  • ADD/DROP FOR NEW HS STUDENTS 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday, August 15

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SESSION (In-Person) 1 1 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION (In-Person) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle

Monday, August 16

  • Academic Classes Begin

 Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST 8-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-6 p.m. Dining Hall

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m -2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 20

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE DAY (Throughout the day)
  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9 a.m. (In-Person) Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SCHOOL OF DRAMA HIGH SCHOOL MONOLOGUES 4 p.m.-6 p.m. (In-Person) Performance Place Building, Catawba Theatre
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Saturday, August 21

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday August 22

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • SCHOOL OF DRAMA STUDIO 1 MONOLOGUES HOSTED BY STUDIO 4 (In-Person) noon Performance Place Building, Catawba Theatre
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Monday, August 23

  • ALL DRAMA SCHOOL MEETING 4 p.m. (In-Person) Performance Place Building, Catawba Theatre

Thursday, August 12

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards  prior to arriving on campus.

Students must have a valid Photo ID (Driver's License or passport) .  Parents can vouch for their students, if parents have their own valid photo identification.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

  • MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. New residential student move-in (appointment only) & commuter students have an open check-in
  • PARKING | LOT N
  • RESIDENCE LIFE | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • PARKING DECALS | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • ONE CARD | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS | CONNECTOR BUILDING

Once check-in is completed, students proceed to move-in:

  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • SCHOOL OF DRAMA ORIENTATION 3-4:30 p.m. (In-Person) Performance Place Building, Catawba Theatre (Parents & Students)
  • HS ACADEMICS Q&A SESSION (In-Person) 4:30-5:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents & Students)
  • DINNER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • STUDENT WELCOME SESSION with HIGH SCHOOL LIFE (In-Person) 7-8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (For Commuter & Residential Students)

This concludes parent/family portion of orientation

Friday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS OPEN HOUSE (In-Person) 12:45-2:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION SESSION (Online) 6 - 7 p.m. (The Zoom link will come from International Advisor.)

Saturday, August 14

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW HS STUDENTS - MODERN LANGUAGE & MATH 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, Third Floor
  • ADD/DROP FOR NEW HS STUDENTS 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday, August 15

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SESSION (In-Person) 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION (In-Person) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle

Monday, August 16

  • Academic Classes Begin

 Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST 8-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-6 p.m. Dining Hall

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 20

  • BREAKFAST 7:15 a.m.-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE DAY (Throughout the day)
  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9 a.m. (In-Person) Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SCHOOL OF DRAMA HIGH SCHOOL MONOLOGUES 4-6 p.m. (In-Person) Performance Place Building, Catawba Theatre
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Saturday, August 21

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday August 22

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • SCHOOL OF DRAMA STUDIO 1 MONOLOGUES HOSTED BY STUDIO 4 (In-Person) noon Performance Place Building, Catawba Theatre
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Monday, August 23

  • ALL DRAMA SCHOOL MEETING 4 p.m. (In-Person) Performance Place Building, Catawba Theatre

Visual Arts Orientation Schedule (Move-In Group Specific, Aug 11-12)

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Wednesday, August 11

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards  prior to arriving on campus.

Students must have a valid Photo ID (Driver's License or passport) .  Parents can vouch for their students, if parents have their own valid photo identification.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

  • MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 8 a.m.-1 p.m. New residential student move-in (appointment only) & commuter students have an open check-in
  • PARKING | LOT B
  • RESIDENCE LIFE | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • PARKING DECALS | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • ONE CARD | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS | CONNECTOR BUILDING

Once check-in is completed, students proceed to move-in:

  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • HS ACADEMICS Q&A SESSION (In-Person) 4-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents & Students)
  • HIGH SCHOOL LIFE STUDENT WELCOME SESSION  (In-Person) 7-8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (For Commuter & Residential Students)
  • DINNER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall

This concludes parent/family portion of orientation

Thursday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS ORIENTATION (In-Person) 10 a.m.- 11 a.m. 4th Floor VA Workplace (Parents & Students)
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS OPEN HOUSE (In-Person) 12:45-2:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION SESSION (Online) 6-7 p.m. (The Zoom link will come from International Advisor.)

Saturday, August 14

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-  p.m. Dining Hall
  • PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW HS STUDENTS - MODERN LANGUAGE & MATH 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, Third Floor
  • ADD/DROP FOR NEW HS STUDENTS 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday, August 15

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SESSION (In-Person) 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION (In-Person) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle

Monday, August 16

  • Academic Classes Begin

 Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST  8-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-6 p.m. Dining Hall

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 20

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE DAY (Throughout the day)
  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9 a.m. (In-Person) Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 12

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards  prior to arriving on campus.

Students must have a valid Photo ID (Driver's License or passport) .  Parents can vouch for their students, if parents have their own valid photo identification.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

  • MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. New residential student move-in (appointment only) & commuter students have an open check-in
  • PARKING | LOT N
  • RESIDENCE LIFE | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • PARKING DECALS | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • ONE CARD | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS | CONNECTOR BUILDING

Once check-in is completed, students proceed to move-in:

  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • HS ACADEMICS Q&A SESSION (In-Person) 4:30-5:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents & Students)
  • DINNER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • STUDENT WELCOME SESSION w/ HIGH SCHOOL LIFE (In-Person) 7-8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (For Commuter & Residential Students)

Friday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS ORIENTATION (In-Person) 10 a.m.- 11 a.m. 4th Floor VA Workplace (Parents & Students)
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS OPEN HOUSE (In-Person) 12:45-2:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION SESSION (Online) 6 - 7 p.m. (The Zoom Link will come from International Advisor.)

This concludes parent/family portion of orientation

Saturday, August 14

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW HS STUDENTS - MODERN LANGUAGE & MATH 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, Third Floor
  • ADD/DROP FOR NEW HS STUDENTS 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday, August 15

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SESSION (In-Person) 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION (In-Person) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle

Monday, August 16

  • Academic Classes Begin

 Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST 8-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-6 p.m. Dining Hall

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 20

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE DAY (Throughout the day)
  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9 a.m. (In-Person) Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Music Orientation Schedule (Move-In Group Specific, Aug 11-12)

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Wednesday, August 11

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards prior to arriving on campus.

Students must have a valid Photo ID (Driver's License or passport) .  Parents can vouch for their students, if parents have their own valid photo identification.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

  • MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. New residential student move-in (appointment only) & commuter students have an open check-in
  • PARKING | LOT B
  • RESIDENCE LIFE | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • PARKING DECALS | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • ONE CARD | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS | CONNECTOR BUILDING

Once check-in is completed, students proceed to move-in:

  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • SCHOOL OF MUSIC WALKING TOUR (In-Person) 3-4 p.m. Library Plaza (Parents & Students)
  • HS ACADEMICS Q&A SESSION (In-Person) 4-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents & Students)
  • HIGH SCHOOL LIFE STUDENT WELCOME SESSION  (In-Person) 7-8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (For Commuter & Residential Students)
  • DINNER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall

This concludes parent/family portion of orientation

Thursday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 13

  • SCHOOL OF MUSIC SCAVENGER HUNT (Throughout the Day)
  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • CHECK-IN TIMES-Appointment Website
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS OPEN HOUSE (In-Person) 12:45-2:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION SESSION (Online) 6 - 7 p.m. (The Zoom Link will come from International Advisor.)

Saturday, August 14

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW HS STUDENTS - MODERN LANGUAGE & MATH 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, Third Floor
  • ADD/DROP FOR NEW HS STUDENTS 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday, August 15

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SESSION (In-Person) 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL 9TH & 10TH MUSIC WELCOME MEETING (Online) 3 p.m. (Parents & Students)
  • HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR MUSIC WELCOME MEETING (Online) 3:45 p.m. (Parents & Students)
  • HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR MUSIC WELCOME MEETING (Online) 4:30 p.m. (Parents & Students)
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION (In-Person) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle

Monday, August 16

  • Academic Classes Begin

 Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST 8-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-6 p.m. Dining Hall
  • WRITTEN PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT - BASIC MUSIC THEORY AND DICTATION SKILLS (In-Person) 4-5 p.m. (Music HS 11 & HS 12 Students) TBA

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • MUSIC BASIC AURAL SKILLS, PITCH MATCHING, SCALE SINGING, SIGHT SINGING (In-Person Interviews) 3:45-5:45 p.m. (Music HS 11 & HS 12 Students) TBA
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • MUSIC BASIC AURAL SKILLS, PITCH MATCHING, SCALE SINGING, SIGHT SINGING (In-Person Interviews) 3:45-5:45 p.m. (Music HS 11 & HS 12 Students) TBA
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 20

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE DAY (Throughout the day)
  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9 a.m. (In-Person) Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • MUSIC BASIC AURAL SKILLS, PITCH MATCHING, SCALE SINGING, SIGHT SINGING (In-Person Interviews) 3:45-5:45 p.m. (Music HS 11 & HS 12 Students)  TBA
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS - PIANO STUDENTS 4-5:30 p.m. Watson Chamber Music Hall - individual times TBA
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Saturday, August 21

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS – STRING STUDENTS 9a.m. – 3:00 p.m. SMC 167 – individual times TBA
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS - WIND STUDENTS 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Watson Chamber Music Hall. Individual times TBA
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS - BRASS STUDENTS 1-2:30 p.m. Watson Chamber Music Hall - individual times TBA
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 12

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards  prior to arriving on campus.

Students must have a valid Photo ID (Driver's License or passport) .  Parents can vouch for their students, if parents have their own valid photo identification.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

  • MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. New residential student move-in (appointment only) & commuter students have an open check-in
  • PARKING | LOT N
  • RESIDENCE LIFE | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • PARKING DECALS | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • ONE CARD | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS | CONNECTOR BUILDING

Once check-in is completed, students proceed to move-in:

  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • SCHOOL OF MUSIC WALKING TOUR 3-4 p.m. (In-Person) Library Plaza (Parents & Students)
  • HS ACADEMICS Q&A SESSION (In-Person) 4:30- 5:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents & Students)
  • DINNER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • STUDENT WELCOME SESSION w/ HIGH SCHOOL LIFE & CAMPUS POLICE (In-Person) 7-8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (For Commuter & Residential Students)

This concludes parent/family portion of orientation

Friday, August 13

  • SCHOOL OF MUSIC SCAVENGER HUNT (Throughout the Day)
  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • CHECK-IN TIMES-Appointment Website
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS OPEN HOUSE (In-Person) 12:45-2:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION SESSION (Online) 6 - 7 p.m. (The Zoom Link will come from International Advisor.)

Saturday, August 14

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW HS STUDENTS - MODERN LANGUAGE & MATH 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, Third Floor
  • ADD/DROP FOR NEW HS STUDENTS 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday, August 15

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SESSION (In-Person) 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL 9TH & 10TH MUSIC WELCOME MEETING (Online) 3 p.m.(Parents & Students)
  • HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR MUSIC WELCOME MEETING (Online) 3:45 p.m.(Parents & Students)
  • HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR MUSIC WELCOME MEETING (Online) 4:30 p.m.(Parents & Students)
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION (In-Person) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle

Monday, August 16

  • Academic Classes Begin

 Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST 8-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-6 p.m. Dining Hall
  • WRITTEN PLACEMENT ASSESSMENT - BASIC MUSIC THEORY AND DICTATION SKILLS (In-Person) 4-5 p.m. (Music HS 11 & HS 12 Students) TBA

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • MUSIC BASIC AURAL SKILLS, PITCH MATCHING, SCALE SINGING, SIGHT SINGING (In-Person Interviews) 3:45-5:45 p.m. (Music HS 11 & HS 12 Students) TBA
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • MUSIC BASIC AURAL SKILLS, PITCH MATCHING, SCALE SINGING, SIGHT SINGING (In-Person Interviews) 3:45-5:45 p.m. (Music HS 11 & HS 12 Students) TBA
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 20

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE DAY (Throughout the day)
  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9 a.m. (In-Person) Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • MUSIC BASIC AURAL SKILLS, PITCH MATCHING, SCALE SINGING, SIGHT SINGING (In-Person Interviews) 3:45-5:45 p.m. (Music HS 11 & HS 12 Students)  TBA
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS - PIANO STUDENTS 4-5:30 p.m. Watson Chamber Music Hall - individual times TBA
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Saturday, August 21

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS - WIND STUDENTS 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Watson Chamber Music Hall - individual times TBA
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS - VIOLIN STUDENTS 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. SMC 168 -- individual times TBA
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS - VIOLA, CELLO, DOUBLE BASS and HARP STUDENTS 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. SMC 167 -- individual times TBA
  • MUSIC FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS - BRASS STUDENTS 1-2:30 p.m. Watson Chamber Music Hall - individual times TBA
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Dance Orientation Schedule (Move-In Group Specific, Aug 11-12)

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Wednesday, August 11

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards  prior to arriving on campus.

Students must have a valid Photo ID (Driver's License or passport) .  Parents can vouch for their students, if parents have their own valid photo identification.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

  • MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. New residential student move-in (appointment only) & commuter students have an open check-in
  • PARKING | LOT B
  • RESIDENCE LIFE | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • PARKING DECALS | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • ONE CARD | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS | CONNECTOR BUILDING

Once check-in is completed, students proceed to move-in:

  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • HS ACADEMICS Q&A SESSION (In-Person) 4-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents & Students)
  • STUDENT WELCOME SESSION with HIGH SCHOOL LIFE & CAMPUS POLICE (In-Person) 7-8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (For Commuter & Residential Students)
  • DINNER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall

This concludes parent/family portion of orientation

Thursday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • CHECK-IN TIMES-Appointment website
  • SCHOOL OF DANCE ORIENTATION (In-Person) 10 -11 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS OPEN HOUSE (In-Person) 12:45-2:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION SESSION (Online) 6 - 7 p.m. (The Zoom Link will come from International Advisor.)

Saturday, August 14

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW HS STUDENTS - MODERN LANGUAGE & MATH 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, Third Floor
  • ADD/DROP FOR NEW HS STUDENTS 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • Returner HS MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • CHECK-IN TIMES-Appointment Website
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday, August 15

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SESSION (In-Person) 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION (In-Person) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle

Monday, August 16

  • Academic Classes Begin
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 8:30-10 a.m. (9th and 10th grade) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (11th and 12th grade) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE CLASS FOR CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (10th, 11th, 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • DANCE ARTS SCHOOL CHECK-IN (In-Person) 4-5 p.m. Faculty Lounge

 Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST 8-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 8:30-10 a.m. (9th and 10th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (11th and 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE CLASS FOR CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (10th, 11th, 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-6 p.m. Dining Hall

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 8:30-10 a.m. (9th and 10th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (11th and 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE CLASS FOR CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (10th, 11th, 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • LUNCH 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 8:30-10 a.m. (9th and 10th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (11th and 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE CLASS FOR CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (10th, 11th, 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • LUNCH 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • BALLET TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASS FOR ALL NEW CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 3:45 p.m.-5 p.m. Studio A
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 20

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE DAY (Throughout the day)
  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9 a.m. (In-Person) Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 12

Review UNCSA Community Health Standards  prior to arriving on campus.

Students must have a valid Photo ID (Driver's License or passport) .  Parents can vouch for their students, if parents have their own valid photo identification.

Use the High School Opening Day Page for more details on move-in/check-in and to help navigate campus.

  • MOVE-IN/CHECK-IN (Commuters/Residential) 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. New residential student move-in (appointment only) & commuter students have an open check-in
  • PARKING | LOT N
  • RESIDENCE LIFE | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • PARKING DECALS | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • ONE CARD | CONNECTOR BUILDING
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS | CONNECTOR BUILDING

Once check-in is completed, students proceed to move-in:

  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • HS ACADEMICS Q&A SESSION (In-Person) 4:30-5:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents & Students)
  • DINNER 4:30-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • STUDENT WELCOME SESSION w/ HIGH SCHOOL LIFE & CAMPUS POLICE (In-Person) 7-8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (For Commuter & Residential Students)

This concludes parent/family portion of orientation

Friday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 8-9:30 a.m. Dining Hall
  • CHECK-IN TIMES-Appointment Website
  • SCHOOL OF DANCE ORIENTATION (In-Person) 10-11 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMICS OPEN HOUSE (In-Person) 12:45-2:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFORMATION SESSION (Online) 6 - 7 p.m. (Zoom Link will come from International Advisor)

Saturday, August 14

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW HS STUDENTS - MODERN LANGUAGE & MATH 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, Third Floor
  • ADD/DROP FOR NEW HS STUDENTS 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Sunday, August 15

  • BRUNCH 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • HS STUDENT GOVERNMENT SESSION (In-Person) 11a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall
  • STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION (In-Person) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle

Monday, August 16

  • Academic Classes Begin
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 8:30-10:00 a.m. (9th and 10th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (11th and 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE CLASS FOR CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (10th, 11th, 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • DANCE ARTS SCHOOL CHECK-IN (In-Person) 4-5 p.m. Faculty Lounge

 Tuesday, August 17

  • BREAKFAST 8-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 8:30 -10:00 a.m. (9th and 10th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (11th and 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE CLASS FOR CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20 -11:50 a.m. (10th, 11th, 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • LUNCH 11 a.m-2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-6 p.m. Dining Hall

Wednesday, August 18

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 8:30-10 a.m. (9th and 10th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (11th and 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE CLASS FOR CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (10th, 11th, 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Thursday, August 19

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 8:30-10 a.m. (9th and 10th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASSES FOR BALLET MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (11th and 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • TECHNIQUE CLASS FOR CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 10:20-11:50 a.m. (10th, 11th, 12th grades) Studios TBA
  • LUNCH 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • BALLET TECHNIQUE PLACEMENT CLASS FOR ALL NEW CONTEMPORARY MAJORS (In-Person) 3:45-5 p.m. Studio A
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall

Friday, August 20

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-10 a.m. Dining Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE DAY (Throughout the day)
  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9 a.m. (In-Person) Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dining Hall
  • DINNER 4-7 p.m. Dining Hall