As the newest members of the University of North Carolina Wilmington family, you’ve joined a campus community that values creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression and responsible citizenship. UNCW is nationally recognized for high-quality teaching and mentoring as well as research and community engagement. No matter which course of study you select, you will have the opportunity to participate in internships, practicums, study abroad, research and other applied learning programs.
Our faculty and staff recognize that each student is unique, with individual strengths and reasons for attending college. We are committed to helping you shape your academic goals into an experience that will change your life.
The various programs outlined in our Undergraduate Catalogue provide the framework for the learning opportunities offered at UNCW. While we encourage you to develop detailed knowledge of your particular field of study, we’re also dedicated to helping you discover a broad capacity for innovation. We hope to inspire you to see the world in new ways by bridging cultural, economic and geo-political differences to become global citizens.
With best wishes for your success,
Denise A. Battles
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
It is my honor on behalf of the Board of Trustees to welcome you to the University of North Carolina Wilmington. You are joining a fantastic campus and community, both full of opportunities. Whether you take advantage of our academic and research programs, cultural experiences and clubs, or leadership opportunities, you will encounter a collegiate experience unlike any other. UNCW’s faculty and staff are here for you as educators, mentors, and guides; utilize their knowledge and experience.
A world of new challenges awaits you. Remember to have fun, work hard, and enjoy your time as a Seahawk. The Trustees and I congratulate you and wish you success!
Chair, UNCW Board of Trustees