Orientation for Incoming Students



Congratulations on your acceptance and decision to attend University of North Carolina School of the Arts! You are embarking on what will be a powerfully challenging and rewarding time in your life. Your training here begins with New Student Orientation where we will share key information vital to a successful career at UNCSA. Please check this page throughout the summer for important updates regarding New Student Orientation.

Hybrid orientation, staggered move-in

Orientation for new students and parents will be a hybrid of online modules and in-person sessions this year. Online orientation will take place July 20-27. In-person orientation and move-in period will happen concurrently using a staggered schedule from Monday, August 10, to Sunday, August 16. Please check back for additional details and review all email communication from UNCSA for instructions about your specific move-in and commuter check-in date and time:

  • Undergraduates move-in/check-in August 9-11
  • Graduate move-in/check-in August 12
  • High School move-in/check-in August 13-14

Both new and returning students will be required to complete an online training module on health and safety protocols.  

If you have questions regarding New Student Orientation you may email orientation@uncsa.edu or call 336-770-3283.