Friday, May 31, 2013

Transfer Interest Sessions This Summer

Interested in transferring to Carolina? We're hosting a series of information sessions this summer specifically for prospective transfer students. These events will help you learn more about the transfer application, how we evaluate transfer credit, and resources for transfer students transitioning to Carolina. Also included is a one-hour tour of campus with a current student. Events will be held on June 17, July 5, July 19, August 2, August 16, and August 30. To sign up, look for "Transfer Visit Option" on our Visit Calendar. We hope to see you on campus this summer!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Transfer Waiting List Update

This afternoon, we've admitted a small group of students from our transfer waiting list. Students who are receiving a new decision will receive an email with instructions on how to view their updated decision on MyCarolina. You can also view these instructions here. Students admitted today from the waiting list will have until June 7 to reply to our offer of admission.

We have not denied any students from the transfer waiting list. Depending on how many spaces remain in the class, we'll make further decisions as we are able. We promise to have a final decision to all waitlisted students by June 30.

For more information about our waiting list, please see our FAQ page. If you have additional questions, please let us know!

Enrolling First Years: Two Deadlines Today!

Hello new first-year students! I wanted to remind you of two important deadlines that are upon us today.

Today is the registration deadline for First-Year Orientation. If you sign up after today, you'll be charged an extra $50 so hop to it! You can sign up on their website. (For those of you who have been recently admitted from the waitlist, this deadline does not apply to you. You have until July 1 to sign up for orientation.)

Today is also the last day to register for the June 1 SAT date. If you haven't yet taken the SAT Math 2 Subject Test, we strongly recommend that you do so. The Math department requires a placement score for any student who wishes to enroll in Math 110, 130, 152, or 231. Without an AP, IB, or SAT Subject Test score on file, you won't be able to register for any of these courses. (A math placement score is also required for a number of our science classes.) If you're awaiting an AP or IB math score this summer, keep in mind that it probably won't arrive until after you attend Orientation and register for classes.

More information is available on the Math department's Placement page.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Transfer Enrollment Deadline is Wednesday

The enrollment deadline for admitted transfer students is coming up this Wednesday, May 15 at 11:59 pm ET. If you haven't yet responded to our offer of admission, we hope to hear from you soon! If you have any questions or if we can help you find any information that will help you make your decision, don't hesitate to let us know. As always, you can leave your question in the comments below, or you can call us at (919) 966-3621.

Transfer students bring such a wide range of experiences and perspectives to our campus and we're grateful for the students who choose to join our community as sophomores and juniors. One of our own Admissions Ambassadors, Camille McGirt, transferred here as a junior and has done some outstanding work in the area of public health and service. Below is a little more of her story:


My name is Camille, yesterday I graduated from UNC with a BSPH in Health Policy and Management. I came here as a junior transfer student, and it's hard to believe how quickly my two years at Carolina have flown by.

I chose Carolina because I knew it would offer me a thought-provoking academic experience, an engaging social spectrum, and the space and resources to allow my dreams to build a non-profit come true. With help from the people and resources here, I started Healthy Girls Save the World, an organization that provides preventive health education to girls in North Carolina. We work with campus partners to teach young girls about healthy bodies, minds, and relationships.

With graduation behind me, I'm now planning to pursue my interest in public service and attend graduate school. My ultimate goal is to expand Healthy Girls Save the World internationally. What started as a summer project I hope will eventually become not only a career for myself, but an organization that will touch the lives of girls around the globe.

As you consider where you'll spend the rest of your college years, don't be afraid to dream big. The undergraduate experience is what you make it, but at Carolina it always seems that the sky is the limit!

Monday, May 6, 2013

Update on First-Year Waiting List

Update on Friday, May 10: We admitted a second wave of students yesterday afternoon. These students received an email notification letting them know to check MyCarolina for an updated decision. We still haven't denied any students from the waiting list. We'll continue to keep you updated here on the blog and we promise to have a final decision to all students by the end of June. Thanks.


We write to let you know that we just admitted a wave of students from our first-year waiting list. This group includes students from North Carolina and out-of-state students. These students have until May 22 to accept admission. No students on our waiting list have been denied.

In the coming weeks, we will continue to monitor enrollment, and we promise to notify all students on our waiting list (first-year and transfer) of our final decision no later than June 30.

To all of the students who accepted a place on our waiting list, we thank you for your patience and your continued interest in Carolina. We know how difficult it is to wait, and we are working hard to finalize decisions as soon as possible.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Enrollment Deadline for First Years is Today!

Happy May Day! May 1 is our enrollment deadline for admitted first-year students so if you haven't yet responded to our offer of admission, today is the day! You can enroll online through MyCarolina. And once you've enrolled, check out our admitted student website for lots of information about what to do next.

Do you still have questions about Carolina? Let us know! You can ask a question in the comments below or call our office at 919-966-3621. We'll be glad to help.