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College Transition

The transition to college life might not be as easy as some expect it to be. Learn more about things you can do to help make your student's time at UNC a success.

First Year Experience

Not quite sure about what your student will experience during their first year at UNC? Gain insight to help support your student year-round. 

Learn more about first year experiences.

What to Bring

Housing and Residential Education at UNC has established an extensive list of items that many students bring with them to college.

Learn more about what to bring.

Help for the Homesick

Many students adjust well to college life, while others might experience some homesickness.

Learn more about helping a homesick student.


Ensuring your child remains healthy and well will improve their college experience.

Learn more about wellness on campus.