Admitted Student Days

Join us for a day and see why you’ll love it here!

Come to Admitted Student Day to meet UNC Asheville students and professors, tour campus and the residence halls, and visit one of the coolest college cities.

  • Learn what it’s like to be a UNC Asheville student
  • Attend a model lecture
  • Eat lunch in the University Dining Hall
  • Attend student led panel discussions
  • Go on a campus tour
  • Interact with current faculty, staff and students
  • Explore Asheville and western North Carolina

Please note: Admitted Student Day is not the embark Orientation program. The purpose of this event is for admitted students to tour the campus, ask questions, and meet other high school seniors who are also considering attending UNC Asheville. embark Orientation, for students who pay the enrollment deposit, will take place over the summer.

Admitted Student Days – April 12 & 19, 2019

Register for the April 19, 2019 Admitted Student Day.


Schedule of Events


9 – 9:55 a.m.
– Check-in and Student Services Fair; Kimmel Arena, Wilma M. Sherrill Center

9:55 – 10 a.m. – Opening Remarks – Sarah Humphries, Associate Director of Enrollment and Outreach; Kimmel Arena, Wilma M. Sherrill Center

10 – 10:15 a.m. – Welcome Address – Dr. Nancy J. Cable, Chancellor; Kimmel Arena, Wilma M. Sherrill Center

10:15 – 10:30 a.m. – “Why UNC Asheville?” – Distinguished Alumni Speaker; Kimmel Arena, Wilma M. Sherrill Center

10:30 – 11 a.m. – “Next Steps” – Sarah Humphries; Kimmel Arena, Wilma M. Sherrill Center

11 a.m.-Noon – Lunch; Various locations on campus

Students and families split up after lunch

(For Students)

Noon – 1 p.m. – “Why UNC Asheville for…”?

1:10 – 1:45 p.m. – “The First Year Experience”; Mountain Suites, Highsmith Student Union

1:45 – 2:20 p.m. – Students Only Session – A Conversation with Student Ambassadors; Mountain Suites, Highsmith Student Union

(For Families)

Noon – 1 p.m. – “College vs. College – Maximizing Student Engagement”; Kimmel Arena, Wilma M. Sherrill Center

1 – 1:15 p.m. – Break

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. – Faculty Panel; Kimmel Arena, Wilma M. Sherrill Center

Students and families reconvene for afternoon activities

2:30 p.m. & 3 p.m. – Optional Campus Tour; Departs from flagpole on the University Quad

3 – 5 p.m. – New Student Reception – Sponsored by the UNC Asheville Student Ambassadors; Blue Ridge Room in Highsmith Student Union