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Arrival and Pick-up Information

The Center for International Education (CIE) will meet all arriving planes in Denver and bring the students to UNC in Greeley. Students must request a pick up one week in advance. This service will cost $25.

  • Where: Denver International Airport (DIA)
  • When:  SHUTTLES ARE FULL. Please contact Super Shuttle or the Greeley Shuttle.
  • Note: Students arriving after 7:30 p.m. should reserve a hotel near the airport the for the night. Schedule Accommodations here. We will meet you in the hotel lobby in the morning.
  • Drop-off: UNC Housing, Greeley area housing or hotel in Greeley. Housing must be arranged before coming to the USA. Drivers are unable to assist in finding housing.

Complete Arrival Survey

error_outline If you arrive before or after the above dates, you must make arrangement to get to campus as well as a place to stay. We recommend Super Shuttle to get to Greeley. When making reservations use the discount code: UNC03.

It is your responsibility to have a working American credit card or enough American cash to cover the cost of transportation and temporary housing.

Early Arrival Housing

Most international student will arrive before the residence halls officially open. CIE will help make arrangements for you to move in early. Please complete the Arrival Survey and include your housing information.

You must have complete a UNC Housing contract before we can arrange for Early Arrival Housing. The contract will state the official hall open date. We will work with the housing office to be sure you can move in before that date.

There is a $25 nightly charge for on-campus early arrival housing. This will be billed to your student account.

Welcome Week



Either the day of or day after, your arrival you will be required to check-in with the CIE office. We are located on the second floor of the University Center. Please bring with you the following documents:

  • Passport
  • DS-2019/I-20
  • Visa
  • Your U.S. address


All incoming students are required to attend the mandatory orientation that takes place the Friday before classes begin. Details will be provided at Check In.



During the week before the start of classes and the first week of class, the CIE office organizes several events for incoming students. These events include daily shopping trips to larger shopping centers and to cell phone stores. We plan ice cream socials, welcome BBQs, dinners with CIE staff, bowling, department store/mall shopping trips, ice skating, brewery visits and other fun events. These events depend on the season and change every semester.

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