Tuesday, December 21, 2010
On behalf of the faculty, staff, and students of UNCW, the Admissions team wishes you the best this holiday season. From our family to yours, we hope you find happiness and joy amongst those closest to you, and we hope that you have a safe and healthy New Year. We look forward to seeing you in 2011!
Again, Happy Holidays, and GO SEAHAWKS!!!!!
Monday, December 20, 2010
Thursday, December 16, 2010
The increases were approved in attempts to combat a dire economic situation in the state of North Carolina, following Governor Bev Purdue's announcement of state budget reductions earlier this year. The rise in tuition and fees was stated by Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo as a way "to move forward during these challenging economic times and provide our students with the most powerful learning experience possible."
The added $3.8 million in revenue will allow UNCW to maintain 21 faculty positions and offer 128 additional course sections, as well as aid areas critical to the student experience such as the the Library, Technology Support, and Financial Aid.
Click on the link below to see the full article.
Friday, December 10, 2010
If you have received a letter admit to UNCW, congratulations! You should have received a Teal Ticket in your admission packet that will help outline the steps you should be taking next. You might also find the Admitted? What Next? website helpful.
If you have received a letter of deferral from UNCW, we have given you an opportunity to have the admissions committee reevaluate your application. We will be considering any new test scores or transcript updates that you send in. We will mail a final decision notification letter no later than April 1, 2011. We encourage you to refer to the Frequently Asked Questions sheet that was enclosed in your letter from UNCW.
If you have received a letter of rejection from UNCW, unfortunately your application did not quite meet all of the criteria the admissions committee set forth for the entering class of 2011. Students do not have the ability to reapply in the Regular Decision round, but if UNCW remains one of your top choices we encourage you to explore the transfer process a year from now after you have gained educational experience at another institution. Please visit the Transfer Admissions website for more information.
If you still have questions once you have reviewed all of the information in your decision packet, then we welcome your phone calls and emails. Our contact information can be found here.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
The application will stay open until April 1, 2011. Scholarships may be awarded on a first come, first serve basis so be sure to apply early. This application is for approximately 75 scholarships awarded from the Offices of Undergraduate Admissions as well as Scholarships and Financial Aid. Some scholarships are renewable and may not be available until the current recipient graduates or no longer meets the criteria for the scholarship. These scholarships are very competitive. We receive over 700 applications a year for approximately 75 scholarships awarded.
If you are interested in scholarships that require financial need, you should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The FAFSA needs to be completed by March 1, 2011 and demonstrate financial need for consideration for the need-based scholarships.
All applicants will be notified whether or not they have been selected. An e-mail will be sent to the e-mail listed on the scholarship application. Notifications will be sent out no later than April 25, 2011.
Friday, December 3, 2010
The UNCW Chancellor Search Committee held several public forums yesterday. The forums were established in order to gain valuable public insight into the search for a successor to Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo, who recently announced she will retire June 30, 2011. Parker Executive Search firm, named as the committee's valuable partner in the search for the new chancellor, was in attendance as well. Both parties agreed early on that public ideas on the qualities our new chancellor should possess is critical information in identifying potential candidates. Five open forums were held throughout the day yesterday; one for UNCW students, one for UNCW faculty and staff, and three for the local Cape Fear region.
The Search Committee also launched an extensive website detailing information on its members and the Parker Executive Search firm. It will also provide updates throughout the year, and contains an area for input and feedback as well as a great institutional profile of UNCW itself!
Click on the link to visit the Search Committee's website!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
From our Seahawk family to yours, we wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! We have so much to be thankful for here at UNCW; the ability to offer great academic programs to our students, our inspiring faculty and staff, and our beautiful campus environment and community, to name a few. We hope you have as many things in your life to be thankful for as we do, and we wish you the best as we start the holiday season!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The pictures below are from the 2010 WagsGiving on Tuesday where students lined up hours before anticipating the wonderful dinner with their fellow Seahawks!
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Chat live with us in our virtual booth that includes links, financial aid information, brochures, and more. It’s easy to attend from any computer and it’s free!
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Monday, November 1, 2010
Please continue to check the status of your application by logging onto your SeaLevel account. Feel free to contact us should you have any questions or concerns. email@example.com
Friday, October 29, 2010
The video above briefly highlights the UNCW Film Studies program. We hope that you will explore the Academics website to find out more information about this major area of study.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Remember you can login to you SeaLevel account to see if UNCW has received your test scores and to check the status of your application.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Seahawk Saturday, our fall open house, will be taking place on Saturday, September 25th, 2010! Registration is for prospective high school seniors only, and is now open. You can register via your SeaLevel account. If you already have an account, check your list of invitations to make sure you have been invited! If you do not have a SeaLevel account, click here SeaLevel sign in to create one! You will receive an invitation shortly after creating your account.
We look forward to seeing you at Seahawk Saturday!
Friday, August 6, 2010
Thursday, August 5, 2010
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5904
Monday, August 2, 2010
My name is Tom Tascone, and I am the new Freshman Admissions Coordinator for the Office of Admissions! I just wanted to take some time to introduce myself to you all this morning, and let you know how excited I am to be a part of this wonderful community!
I was born and raised in the great state of New York, in a busy little town called Massapequa Park. From an early age I developed a great interest in all things Marine Biology, and upon high school graduation I was ready to move down to North Carolina and begin my undergraduate education at UNCW!
The world was my oyster, and while I did receive my Bachelor's degree in Marine Biology, I fell in love with the great campus atmosphere UNCW had to offer and, through my campus involvement, developed an equally passionate interest in higher education and student affairs. And, as they say, the rest is history!
My passions are helping others, making a difference, and overall, leaving every place I encounter in life better than I found it, and so I welcome all of you to contact me at any time, for anything admissions related as well as anything else you may need. I am assigned regionally to the high schools in the western part of North Carolina, but I hold an open-door policy to anyone willing to knock! I'll look forward to hearing from you!
In the words of a great mentor of mine, have a great day, unless you've made other plans!
First Year Admission Coordinator
UNCW Class of 2008
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Final high school transcript and advanced credit report/transcripts should be sent to UNCW as soon as possible at the following address:
UNCW Office of Admissions
601 S College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403-5904
For further information, please refer to your Teal Ticket (Step 16).
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Tours are offered when classes are in session; tours are not offered on holidays and when classes are not in session (student breaks, intersessions in Summer School, etc.). If a date is not available, you will not be able to select it when signing up via SeaLevel. Tours are offered Monday & Wednesday at 10am & 2pm, Tuesday & Thursday at 11am & 2pm, and Fridays at 10am. Campus tours will last approximately two hours. Your tour will begin with a 20-30 minute information session with an admission counselor, which serves as a brief overview and introduction to the university and an in-depth look at the admission process and requirements. A walking tour of campus will begin immediately after this information session and cover all academic and student life aspects of campus.
To register for a campus tour, login to your SeaLevel account and click on "Visit UNCW" on the navigation area on the left of your homepage. Then choose "Schedule a Tour" from the drop-down menu. Finally, select the date you will be joining us for your campus tour and input the required information. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail on file with your SeaLevel account confirming your visit.
For more information, please visit our website at http://www.uncw.edu/admissions/visit.html.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
More than 200 women's teams compete in the Ultimate leagues. UNCW has had a Club Ultimate team since 1988. The UNCW women's team, the Seaweed, went into the tournament play ranked sixth in the nation. They defeated UNC Chapel Hill's team at the Atlantic Coast College Open Regionals May 8-9 to advance to nationals. The win marks the second time in two years that the women's team has won the regional tournament on its way to national competition. The men's team, the Seamen, finished second in regional competition behind the University of Florida. As the runner-up, they went on to compete in Wisconsin.
Both the men's and women's teams have track records of tournament success. The UNCW women were Atlantic Coast Regional Champs and N.C. Sectional Champs in 2010. The men's team is ranked 19th in the nation and was the N.C. Sectional Champ in 2009 and Atlantic Coast Regional Runner-Up in 2010.
Monday, May 10, 2010
New UNCW graduates have taken advantage of the UNCW Career Services Office while preparing for internships, writing resumes, searching for jobs, and interviewing with potential employers. The Career Services Office is a comprehensive career counseling and resource center dedicated to empowering students and alumni as active participants in their own career development. Through career exploration and experiential opportunities, students are motivated to expand their knowledge of themselves and the world of work in a dynamic global community.
Our newest UNCW alumni report that after graduation 80% have either entered a graduate program or found employment within five months. We encourage you to read about some of these students who have been highlighted for their accomplishments upon graduation.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
The UNCW Millennium Clock Tower was dedicated and sounded for the first time at the senior celebration on May 12, 2000. The university's alma mater plays on the carillon each day at noon and 5 p.m. and the Westminster chimes toll on the hour. Today, the clock tower is a significant part of important institutional events such as the annual Trask Trek during freshman convocation and memorial programs of all sorts.
Click below for a multimedia gallery highlighting the UNCW Clock Tower.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Registration is now open online... SIGN UP TODAY!
Monday, April 12, 2010
Monday, April 5, 2010
Summer Session 1: May 13-June 15, 2010
Summer Session 2: June 23-July 23, 2010
If you are a newly admitted student you can email the UNCW Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org and request that your application be moved to the second Summer Session. New students must attend Orientation prior to attending classes at UNCW, and Summer Session 2 would be the earliest they can begin at UNCW.
To learn more about Summer School at UNCW, please visit their website: Summer School 2010
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Read more about this rare, endangered right whale birth on Star News Online
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
The FYSA group will receive academic advising over the summer should the student choose to enroll in a community college during the fall semester. For more information on our academic advising, run through UNCW's University College, please visit the following website: University College- FYSA Information
If you have questions regarding your admissions decision, feel free to email our office at email@example.com and we will be more than happy to explain more about our process this year.
Friday, February 26, 2010
- Take a more academically challenging course load then you did the year before. UNCW wants to see that the rigor in your schedule is increasing as you move through high school.
- When you are considering an AP or an Honors course, chose to take them in the subjects that you know you will be successful in. It is not the quantity of AP but rather the quality that you produce that we are interested in. If you enjoy and do well in an English and History class, consider an AP in those. If you know that Math is not your strongest subject, do not try struggle through an AP all year long, maybe an Honors is where you are best suited.
- Begin to take SAT and ACT (with writing) tests now. Before you get into your senior year is when you have the most time to take practice tests and perfect your skills. UNCW suggests that you use the score choice option when available for standardized tests. This will allow all of your scores to come to you first for review before any college or university sees them. Feel free to call UNCW for advice on which test score is best and/or how you should proceeded.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
While the Regular Decision deadline was February 1, 2010, we are aware that receipt of many of your credentials may have been slowed due to the snowstorms. Be assured that UNCW will not penalize you in any way due to these circumstances, and our office will not make a decision on an application until it is complete and ready for review.
Please make every effort to submit all of your supporting documentation and credentials as soon as possible.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Monday, February 1, 2010
The UNCW Just Juniors Visitation Days are held specifically for high school juniors interested in learning more about UNCW. This afternoon will introduce you to our campus and give you a first look at the admissions process and an overview of our academic departmets. The following dates have been set and registration information can be found here.
- February 19, 2010 (Cameron School of Business)
- March 19, 2010 (School of Nursing)
- April 30, 2010 (Watson School of Education)
Visiting campus is always the best way for students to get a true feel for a university and its programs; we hope you will join us to experience UNCW!
Thursday, January 28, 2010
- The March SAT will be the last SAT that will be considered for all students. If you are taking the March SAT please let our office know your intentions as your scores will arrive to our office around the beginning of April. April 1 is the final notification date and these test scores could delay your admissions decision. Once again, if you plan on taking the March SAT, please inform our office as soon as possible.
- The February ACT with Writing will be the last ACT test that the UNCW Office of Admissions will be able to consider. The April ACT should only be considered if your are currently a high school junior; these scores will NOT arrive in our office in time to be considered for the Fall 2010 application year.
- Please check your SeaLevel account to see what test scores UNCW has on your application. If you have taken a standardized test and it is not listed on your SeaLevel account, we do not have it. You will need to contact College Board or ACT to have these scores sent in if you wish for them to be considered.
Students wishing to be considered for admissions for the Fall 2010 must have their application submitted by February 1, 2010!
As long as your actual application with essay and application fee is submitted online, or postmarked before or on February 1, you will be considered for the Regular Decision deadline. All other materials (your transcripts, test scores, and letter of recommendation or counselor statement) may arrive after the deadline. Please remember that your application will not be complete and therefore we will be unable to review it until these materials arrive, so it is helpful if you send them in as soon as possible.