Parent Orientation Schedule - Freshmen Dates

This schedule refers to our summer orientation program. For November and January session schedules, please refer to our Transfer & Non-Traditional Student Orientation schedule.


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.

Any students or family members who need to walk-in can do so during either of the check-in times.


Day 1:
8:30-10:25am - I'm First Workshop

10:30-10:50am - University Welcome

11:00-11:55am - Parent Crossroads

11:55am-12:15pm - Pick up lunch in UC Food Court

12:15-12:55pm - Lunch and Student Panel

1:00-2:15pm - Supporting Your Student Bear Style

2:20-3:05pm - How to Pay Your UNC Bill (with your student)

3:15-3:50pm - Bear Essentials

5:30-6:30pm* - Dinner (with your student)

*There is time in the afternoon before dinner (about 3:50-5:30pm) for campus appointments and checking into your overnight accommodations. If you would like to meet with Disability Support Services, please make an appointment at the end of Day Two with your student.

Day 2:
7:00-8:15am - Breakfast

8:15-8:30am - Day Two Welcome

8:35-10:15am - Breakout Sessions (with your student)

10:20-11:05am - Safety and Dean of Students

11:10am-12:10pm - Academic Expectations

12:10-1:40pm - Lunch and University Fair (with your student)

1:45-2:45pm - Living and Dining at UNC

2:50-3:30pm - Parent Forum

4:00pm - Campus Tours (optional)