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During New Student Orientation you will be connected with the UNC community that will foster new friendships and support your throughout you college career. Due to ongoing concerns and preventative measures regarding COVID-19 UNC's New Student Orientation is virtual for the incoming class of Fall 2020.

Please reach out to your academic advisor to begin registering for classes. If you don't know which college your major is a part of, you can log into the orientation reservation system. Under the Questionnaire tab it will tell you this information. We strongly encourage completing Online Orientation and attending our final Virtual Orientation on August 17-18, as both provide a lot of useful information and ways to connect with other Bears. To complete Online Orientation and register for August 17-18, click here.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences

Natural and Health Sciences


Monfort College of Business


Performing and Visual Arts


Soar (Exploring majors)

To complete Online Orientation and register for Virtual Orientation, click here.

Have you submitted your decision form?

Submit your decision form to access the orientation system.

After the form is submitted, reservation instructions will be sent to your BearMail within two business days.

Question and Answer Sessions

Join us in July as we host virtual Question and Answer sessions to help you learn more about the academic transition, financial aid, billing,
support and safety resources, and more. If you are unable to attend in real-time, these sessions will be recorded and posted on our website.

Register here for the Q&A sessions

Bear Central (Bursar, Financial Aid, & Registrar)
Tuesday, July 7, 10-11 a.m. MDT

Current Student Experiences
Monday, July 13, 1-2 p.m. MDT

Virtual Family Open House: Living on Campus*
Tuesday, July 14, 5-6 p.m. MDT
* This webinar is being hosted by Admissions. You can register to attend here.

Safety & Support Resources (Counseling Center, Dean of Students, Title IX, & UNC Police)
Thursday, July 16, 2-3 p.m. MDT

Supporting the Academic Transition (Disability Resource Center, Student Academic Success, Tutorial Services, University 101, University Libraries, & Writing Center)
Wednesday, July 29, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. MDT


Bear Essentials (Card Office, Parking Services, & Student Health Services)
Wednesday, July 29, 12-1 p.m. MDT