Parent Orientation Schedule - Freshman Dates

*This is a tentative schedule and subject to change. The final schedule with details will be given to participants at check-in.

Check-In

There are two check-in times and locations:

8:00-8:25am in the University Center - for students and family members participating in the I'm First Workshop

9:15-10:25am in Wiebking Hall - for students and family members not participating in the I'm First Workshop.

Pre-registered family members will check in for Parent Orientation with the student.

Sessions

Day 1: 8am-6:30pm

  • 8:30am - I'm First Workshop
  • 10:30am - University Welcome
  • Parent Crossroads - Expectations and how life may look for the student
  • Lunch and Family Forum
  • How to Pay Your UNC Bill - Bursar's Office and Office of Financial Aid
  • 1:50pm-3:40pm - Taking Care of Business - Explore campus, visit offices, check in to accommodations
  • Optional Housing Tour
  • Bear Essentials
  • Living and Dining at UNC
  • 5:30pm - Dinner

Day 2: 7am-4pm

  • Breakfast
  • 8:15am - Day Two Welcome
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Supporting Your Student Bear Style
  • Introduction to Academics - Learning about graduation requirements like the Liberal Arts Core
  • Lunch and University Fair
  • Safety and Dean of Students and Disability Support Services
  • Welcome to the Sleuth - OL's transitional experiences, writting a letter to student
  • 4pm - Optional Campus Tours

If you need to make any campus appointments, please schedule after 4pm on Day Two of your session.