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.


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.


Day 1: 8am-6:30pm

  • I'm First Workshop
  • University Welcome
  • Parent Crossroads
  • Lunch and Family Forum
  • How to Pay Your UNC Bill
  • Taking Care of Business
  • Optional Housing Tour
  • Bear Essentials
  • Living and Dining at UNC
  • Dinner

Day 2: 7am-4pm

  • Breakfast
  • Day Two Welcome
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Supporting Your Student Bear Style
  • Introduction to Academics
  • Lunch and University Fair
  • Safety and Dean of Students and Disability Support Services
  • Welcome to the Bear Den!
  • Campus Tours

If you need to make any campus appointments, please schedule after 3:30pm on Day Two of your session.