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International Students

Welcome to the USA and UNCP!

To learn more about other services provided to international students, visit the Office of International Program.

Apply to UNC Pembroke

At The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, we try to make the international admissions process as easy as we can.

First, we work with you individually—that’s the Pembroke way—to make sure the admissions process goes well. We encourage you to begin the process by contacting Chris Newcomb, Associate Director of Admissions, at chris.newcomb@uncp.edu or phone him at (800) 949-UNCP or (910) 521-6262.

Second, UNCP is an extremely friendly campus where we are delighted to welcome students from all over the world.

And third, once you are on campus, we provide academic and social support through our Office of International Programs to help you adjust to a new country and educational environment.

Let’s get started:

How do I apply?

It’s easy. Just do the following:

Hint: Wherever it says PDF, you can print that form using Adobe Reader. If you need Adobe Reader, you can download it by clicking here.)

First-time college students will:

  • Complete and submit a UNCP application (PDF).
  • Send in your $45 application fee.
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams.
  • Request your TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the TOEFL and SAT and 3138 for the ACT.)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support (PDF).

Transfer students (those of you who are coming from a college or university outside the United States) will:

  • Complete a UNCP application (PDF).
  • Send in your $45 application fee.
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams.
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation(s) of transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Request your TOEFL scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s code is 5534 for the TOEFL.)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support (PDF).

Transfer students (those of you who are coming from a college or university inside the United States) will:

  • Complete a UNCP application (PDF).
  • Send in your $45 application fee.
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams.
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation(s) of transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Request your TOEFL scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s code is 5534 for the TOEFL.)
  • Ask the international student advisor or other official from your current school to send in an International Student Advisor's Report (PDF).
  • Request that transcripts from other U.S. institution(s) be sent to UNCP.
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support (PDF).

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

2016 summer family orientation TENTATIVE schedule

Sessions begin promptly at 7:45am on the orientation dates and end at approximately 5:00pm. Please review the proposed schedule below. Please be advised that the schedule of events may be subject to change.

Updated schedules will be offered on the day of the orientation session.

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
     

7:45 am

Promptly

Check-in with student.

Chavis University (UC) Center Annex
     
 

Morning Sessions

TBA
     
12:00 noon -
1:00 pm
Lunch (Lunch is free for student. Lunch for Adult Family Member is $7.00.)

Chavis University Center

     
 

Afternoon Sessions

TBA
     

Administrative Offices

Monday-Tuesday, July 18-19, 2016

2016 Summer Family Orientation TENTATIVE schedule

Please be advised that the schedule of events may be subject to change. Updated schedules will be offered on the day of the orientation session.

Day 1:

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
     

7:00 am

Promptly

Check-in with student.

Pine Residence Hall
     
8:00-9:30

Resources Fair

TBA
     
 

Morning Sessions

TBA
     
 

LUNCH Lunch is free for students. Family members can purchase at a cost of $6.75 per person on the day of the session.

TBA
 

 

 
 

Afternoon Sessions

TBA
     
5:00-7:00

Meet the UNC Pembroke Faculty and Staff

Light Refreshments will be served

TBA

     
7:00pm

Parents Reconvene Day 2: Refer to your calendar of events

TBA
     

 

Day 2:

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
     

7:00-8:00

Breakfast (Breakfast is free for student. Breakfast for Adult Family Member is $6.75.)

Chavis University Center
     
 

Morning Sessions

TBA
     
12:00 noon -
1:00 pm
Lunch (Lunch is free for student. Lunch for Adult Family Member is $6.75.)

Chavis University Center

     
 

Afternoon Sessions

TBA
     
  Residence Hall Tours TBA
     
 

Calling All Athletes - Helping Your Athlete Make the Collegiate Transition. This session is designed for family members whose student has either signed on or is interested in playing a sport at UNCP. Learn about NCAA Division II requirements, and much more.

TBA
     

Sessions are subject to change.

 

Administrative Offices

Monday-Tuesday: July 18-19, 2016

2016 Summer New Student Orientation Schedule (FRESHMAN OVERNIGHT STAY)

Overnight Stay for Freshman Students

Please be advised that the schedule of events may be subject to change. Updated schedules will be offered on the day of the orientation session.

DAY 1:

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
     

7:00am until 8:00am

Check-in

Pine Residence Hall
     
  Resources Fair Givens Performing Arts Center
     
 

Morning and Afternoon Sessions

Givens Performing Arts Center
     
4:30pm

Majors Meeting

TBA

     
6:00pm

Cook Out

Chavis University Center
     
Beginning 7:00 Black and Gold Carnival  
     
11:00 Mandatory Curfew  
     

 

DAY 2:

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
     

7:00-8:00

Breakfast (Breakfast is free for student. Breakfast for Adult Family Member is $6.75.)

Chavis University Center
     
 

Morning Sessions

TBA
  Advising/Registration (required) TBA
     
12:30 pm -
2:00 pm
Lunch (Lunch is free for student. Lunch for Adult Family Member is $6.75.)

Chavis University Center

     
 

Afternoon Sessions

TBA
1:00 pm-3:00 pm Check out of Residence Hall TBA
     
  Residence Hall Tours TBA
     
  Campus Tours  
     
  Bookstore Open House  
     
  Military/Veterans and their dependents drop-in  
     
  Calling All Athletes - Helping Your Athlete Make the Collegiate Transition. This session is designed for family members whose student has either signed on or is interested in playing a sport at UNCP. Learn about NCAA Division II requirements, and much more.  

 

REMINDER FOR OVERNIGHT STAY:

Judicial Review: All students are to adhere to the student code of conduct at all times. The Student Code of Conduct is found at http://studentaffairs.uncp.edu/student-conduct/.

Housing Requirements: Students will be given a residence hall key during check-in. Students are required to be responsible for their keys and adhere to all residence life policies. These students will also be responsible to return keys and swip cards or they will be charged for the price of each item not returned. UNCP and/or New Student Orientation Office is not responsible for any items that are lost and/or stolen. There is a key replacement cost of $30.00 and a card replacement cost of $25.00.

Student Health Services: Student are required to submit the Student Health Services Form before attending the orientation session.

Students with Disabilities: If you are a student with a disability and are requesting accommodations, please contact Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) 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.

What to Bring
What NOT to Bring
UNCP Sprint (Becoming BRAVE) Negative Attitude
Completed Student Health Services Form Laptop
Comfortable/Appropriate Clothing Television
Closed toed shoes Alcohol/Drugs
Pillow and Bedding (Linens not provided) High Heels
Hygiene/Toiletry Products (Towel and Wash Cloth)  
Alarm Clock  
Spending Money (For the purchase of souvenirs)  

Military & Veterans

UNC Pembroke is very proud to be a designated military-friendly university.  Our Admissions staff stands ready to assist active duty service members, veterans, and military family members.  We also have a dedicated Military and Veterans Services Office, a VA Certifying Official and other support agencies to ease your transition from the military to college life.

As a member of our nation’s military, you know what it takes to succeed. We welcome your leadership, diversity and experience and assure you that whatever you’re looking for in a college degree – affordability, flexibility, distance-learning programs, or more – UNCP has it.

Start exploring what a life at UNCP could be like for you. Research our site, check us out at the next open house, or call our Military and Veterans Services Office where you can talk with our student veterans. Once you realize what’s in store for you here, we bet you will want to join our team.

Active Duty Service Members and Veterans

If you are active duty, a veteran, a reservist or a member of the National Guard, just show us or provide us a copy of your military ID or DD-214 and application fees are waived.

If you have completed three or more years of active duty service you will be considered a transfer student for admission purposes. You must request and provide to us a Joint Services Transcript. Also, for active duty military, the high school transcript requirement is waived if:

  • the student holds an AA or AS degree or
  • the student is at least 24 years of age and has completed at least 30 semester hours of college level transferable work from a regionally accredited institution with a 2.0 or higher transfer GPA.

 To apply click the links below:

Our Admissions team is here to connect you with the information you need. If you can’t find what you’re looking for after exploring our website, give us a call.  We stand ready to assist you with your specific interests.

Off-campus Program Locations

Sandhills Community College
Richmond Community College
Cape Fear Community College
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Fort Bragg Military Base

Visit the Office of Military and Veteran Services Website

How to Apply

Congratulations on taking the first steps towards furthering your education at UNC Pembroke!

You can get started by completing one of the following:

  1. Submit an application online:
  1. Print a paper application:

As an applicant, you will also need to send some additional items:

Freshman:

  • Send in your $45 application fee.
  • Ask your high school to send transcripts to us.
  • Submit your SAT or ACT scores (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the SAT and 3138 for the ACT).

Transfer:

  • Send in your $45 application fee.
  • Ask your high school to send official transcripts to us.
  • Request official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges and/or universities. Note: Your application will not be reviewed until all college and/or university transcripts have been received.

Readmission:

  • If you have previously attended UNC Pembroke as a degree seeking student, please fill out the Readmission Application. 

Deadlines for Admission:

UNCP has a rolling admissions policy, which means we will review applications and make decisions on a daily basis. However, it is important to note that we do have a July 31st deadline for freshmen fall admission. We suggest that you apply well in advance of these priority deadlines: July 15- Fall Semester; December 1 - Spring Semester; May 15- Summer I Session; June 15 - Summer II Session.

Questions about the undergraduate application?

If you have questions about the undergraduate application, contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 910.521.6262, 800.949.UNCP (8627) or admissions@uncp.edu.

Questions about the graduate application?

If you have questions about the graduate application, contact the School of Graduate Studies at 910.521.6271, 800.949.UNCP (8627) or grad@uncp.edu.

Session 5

2015 transfer orientation TENTATIVE schedule (sessions 1-5)

Welcome to Transfer Orientation, Sessions 1 - 5 are scheduled for:

  • Session 1: Saturday, May 16, 2015
  • Session 2: Monday, June 8, 2015
  • Session 3: Friday, July 10, 2015
  • Session 4: Monday, July 20, 2015
  • Session 5: Saturday, August 15, 2015 (NOTE: Check-in for Session 5 will be held in the Givens Performing Arts Center)

Please be advised that the schedule of events may be subject to change. Updated schedules will be offered on the day of the orientation session.

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
     
8:00 am
Promptly
Check-in (required) Chavis University Center (UC) Annex
     
     
 

Welcome

Information Session:

  • Student Resources Fair
  • Money Matters
  • Student Conduct/Campus Safety
  • Academic Policies
  • Transfer Resources
TBA
     
     
12:00 noon -
1:00 pm
Lunch (Lunch is free for students. Lunch for Adult Family Member is $6.75.) Chavis University Center
     
  Departmental Advising (required) TBA
     
  Registration (required) TBA
     
  Photo for Student ID TBA
     
Optional:    
  Campus Tours  
  Housing and Residence Life  
  Commuter Session  
  Computer Tutorial  

Orientation Schedule

Spring Family Orientation Schedule

Orientation is Thursday, December 17, 2015 or Saturday, January 9, 2016 (tentative)

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
     

8:00 am -
8:15 am

Check-in See Below
     

Thursday: December 17, 2015 - Check in at University Center Annex

Saturday: January 9, 2016 - Check in at Givens Performing Arts Center

     

8:30 am - 8:45 am

Welcome with Greetings

 TBA
     
 8:45 am -
10:00 am

General Information

Career Center; Center for Leadership and Service; Accessibility Resource Center; Division of Information Technology (DoIT); Financial Aid; Student Accounts; Student Involvement and Leadership

 TBA
     
 10:00 am -
1:00 pm
 

Initiate Move in for Residential Students for January

 TBA

 

 

 
 11:30 am -
1:00 pm
 

Lunch/Assist Residential Students with Move In

Lunch for family member is $6.75. Meal may be purchased in the dining hall with cash only.

Chavis University Center
     

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pay for Classes  

 

Administrative Offices Open from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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