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Spring Family Orientation

Dear Family Member:

You and your family member have reached a major milestone in life and you both are to be congratulated. Having selected The University of North Carolina at Pembroke as a place to support your family member to continue their education is a wise choice. UNCP is a wonderful place to learn and grow.

Through your participation in Family Orientation, you will have the opportunity to help your family member get the best start possible as a student at UNCP. We are highly committed to student success but there is a very important supporting role you play in this success.

Step 1
Family members are automatically registered to attend a family orientation session when their student registers for the session online. Your student can find additional information by visiting the New Student Orientation web site at http://www.uncp.edu/orientation/.

Family Orientation is scheduled for Saturday, January 11, 2014. The schedule for family members can be found at Orientation Schedule.

Step 2

  • Register for New Student Orientation
  • NORTH CAROLINA LAW requires all students enrolling in five or more semester hours to submit a copy of their immunization records to their respective institutions. Please submit a copy of your immunization records and complete the Office of Student Health Services medical form.
  • Be Advised: Registered students taking six (6) or more credit hours are required to purchase the Student Health Insurance Plan, with the following exceptions:  distance education students (students taking off campus and Internet only courses) and students who submit evidence of equivalent coverage satisfactory to the policyholder may waive coverage.  Visit www.bcbsnc.com/uncp to waive out of the University sponsored plan.  Waiver deadlines vary each semester. If you do not complete the waiver procedure, you will be enrolled in the student insurance and be expected to pay the premium associated with the insurance policy.
  • If applicable, please visit the Financial Aid web site for UNC Pembroke in order to apply for financial aid: http://www.uncp.edu/fa/
  • First-year freshman and transfer students at UNCP are required to reside on campus for their initial academic year. For purposes of this requirement, a residential student is defined as: any incoming student who will not be 21 years of age prior to August 1st of the initial enrollment year and who is registered for a course load of 9 credit hours or more. Depending on certain criteria, this requirement may be waived. For infomration concerning the waiver requirements and to obtain a copy of the waiver form, go to www.uncp/housing/forms. If applicable, please visit the UNCP Housing and Residence Life web site (www.uncp.edu/housing/) to apply for housing.
  • If you are a student with a disability and are requesting accommodations for the orientation sessions, please contact Disability Support Services (DSS) at 910.521.6695. Notification of required accommodation must be submitted one week prior to the session date. However, last minute requests for accommodations will be honored if possible.

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