Welcome to UNC Charlotte!
Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte! On behalf of the Office of Adult Students and Extended Services (OASES), we welcome you to UNC Charlotte! OASES is proud that you have chosen UNC Charlotte to further your education. Reentering school brings many new and exciting opportunities to learn, reach your goals, and meet new people. We want to extend a warm welcome and let you know we are here to assist you!
Tips for starting the semester!
- Come explore campus before the first day to find your parking and class locations.
- Don’t forget to purchase a parking permit that meets your specific needs.
- Explore the ‘quick links’ on your student portal for instant access to courses and other important resources.
- Review the syllabi for each course, paying special attention to due dates, absence and grade policies.
- Review the academic calendar for critical dates such as add/drop, withdrawal, and registration deadlines.
- Make plans to participate in Gold Rush welcome events!
Things to do:
- Set up your NinerNET account for access to your Charlotte email and other academic resources.
- Contact OASES for an advising appointment by calling 704-687-5104 or emailing AdultStudents@charlotte.edu. OASES advisors understand the challenges adult students face when returning to the classroom and the importance of developing a successful academic plan for completing a degree.
- Sign up to attend New Student Orientation. During Orientation, students will attend information sessions to promote academic success and learn more about attending UNC Charlotte.
- Watch the OASES Adult Student Webinar. Learn about scholarships, student success strategies, setting realistic expectations, tips for starting the semester, making a smooth transition to the classroom, and so much more!
- Ask your advisor about taking the Adult Student Transition Course, a 2 credit hour course designed for adult and nontraditional students in their first semester. This class provides information on transition issues, undergraduate programs of study, academic planning, career assessments, study skills, writing improvement strategies, and academic resources on campus.
- Accept the Adult Student Connection course invitation! Meet other adult learners, get answers to your questions about being an adult student at UNC Charlotte, and find helpful resources! Don't see the course invitation in your email? Click here to enroll in this free resource.
- Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application and check out the OASES website for scholarship opportunities.
- Get your UNC Charlotte 49er ID card. The 49er ID Card is essential for accessing buildings and academic resources, checking out library materials, and much more!