Welcome Week

Welcome Week

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Monday, August 17, 2015

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m


Freshman Class Photo

Please wear your official 2014-2015 New Student Orientation t-shirt that you received at your NSO session!

Brave Walk with Chancellor Cummings

Students will join Dr. Cummings as you cross over the bridge, symbolizing your entrance into the UNCP Community.

UNCP Convocation

Join Chancellor Robin Cummings and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Zoe Locklear to commemorate the start of the new school year!

Lowry Bell Tower

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m

Required for all residential students

Housing and Residence Life Meeting


8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Free Play in the Game Room

Free Billiards and Bowling

Hawk's Nest Game Room


9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Hawk Fest

Start the year off right with one of the biggest social mixers and event-filled nights of the year! Bring your white t-shirt and get ready for a paint party!

UC Lawn





 Tuesday, August 18, 2015

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Making the Grade

Who better to tell you what to expect in the classroom but your professor? Join a panel discussion of faculty and staff to learn how to make the grade!


11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Rock the Quad Block Party

Don't miss this exciting time to meet new friends, find out the services different office offer and have a free meal!


1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Required for all New Student Athletes

New Student Athlete Meeting


2:00 p.m. - 2:45pm


Show Me the Money

Come learn how to manage and maintain your financial aid and personal finances!


3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Lend a Helpful Hand:Bystander Training


9:00 p.m.

First Night

Bell Tower

9:30 p.m.

Flix on the Bricks

Bring a blanket and friends and enjoy a screening of Pitch Perfect 2

Water Feature

More events coming soon!