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We're sorry, the application for 2018-2019 is now closed as we have reached capacity in the program.  Please consider applying next year. 

How Do I Apply for Cumbres?

You must first be admitted to UNC based on our admissions criteria.  Once you have been admitted, you may apply to the Cumbres program.  When we receive your application, we will contact you to schedule a personal interview to discuss your goals and eligibility for Cumbres.  This interview will be conducted either in person or via phone.  The deadline to apply for Cumbres is April 30.

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Once You Are Admitted

NEW CUMBRES FRESHMEN FOR FALL 2018 - please register for Orientation June 25-26. This is the session that Cumbres staff will attend and be available to answer questions and provide Cumbres-related information

You will need to apply for housing.  When you fill out your housing application, indicate that you are in Cumbres and should be assigned to Brown Hall.  They will confirm your membership with Cumbres and then assign your room.  The deadline to apply for Cumbres-specific housing is July 1.

Your Scholarship

After you are admitted to the program, you will need to make sure you have completed your FAFSA application and submitted it no later than March 1.  You will also need to fill out the UNC Scholarship Application and indicate that you are a member of Cumbres.  This will help us ensure that you receive your scholarship.