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Parent Orientation Sample Schedule
Transfer & Nontraditional Welcomes – Summer

Note: Parents and support people attending Transfer and Nontraditional Welcome will experience the same the schedule as the student up until Advising and Registration. At that time, support people will be able to learn information about UNC's Liberal Arts Core, the online catalog, and get any lingering questions answered while the student is being advised. Our programming takes place at the University Center.

This is a tentative schedule and subject to change. The final schedule with details will be given to participants at check-in.


11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Check-in is at the University Center on the 2nd floor. You will check in with your student if you have made your reservation ahead of time.
  • Pick up check-in materials (schedule, handouts, name tag, meal tickets, advising materials, etc).

Program Sessions

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

  • Lunch & University Welcome – Your student will get to know other incoming transfer and nontraditional students as well as current students who have transferred to UNC in a small-group setting. You will have some opportunity to connect with other parents and support people.
  • University Fair – An opportunity to meet with campus departments that can be important to the holistic UNC experience.
  • Introduction to Academics – Learning UNC's Liberal Arts Core and the online catalog.

After Your Student is Done With Registration

3:30 p.m.

  • Optional campus tours by Admissions Ambassadors (not offered for August 18, 2017 session).

Special Notes:

  • There will be multiple opportunities for your student to get their picture taken for the UNC ID at the UNC card office.
  • All students and registered parents and support people will receive a lunch ticket.

Tip: If you need to make any campus appointments for you and your student, please schedule after 4 p.m.