New Graduate Student Orientation

The New Graduate Student Fall Orientation is scheduled for Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9:15am - 2:00 pm in McKnight Auditorium, Cone University Center, on the main campus. Please register via the Graduate School's application portal under Events. View the complete Orientation schedule!

Download Niner DestiNation in your Apple or Android app store and search for the Graduate School's Center for Graduate Life guide. All Windows phone users or students without smartphones can view the app online here.

The Graduate School's "Orientation for New Students" is designed to introduce you to the University, the graduate community and the broad range of resources and services available to support your success.  In addition to learning about the policies that govern your studies at UNC Charlotte, you will hear from experienced graduate students on a variety of subjects, such as living in Charlotte, being a non-traditional student or the importance of finding a mentor.

Before You Arrive

First Week of Class


Our Graduate Life Fellows are always available to answer your questions directly and meet with you individually. Contact them at
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