New Student Timeline

As a new Bulldog, you have a few steps to complete between now and your first day of classes. Follow the timeline below, and be sure to regularly check your UNC Asheville email account! This is how we’ll communicate important deadlines and next steps in the enrollment process.


graduation cap iconStep 1: Submit your Enrollment Form

Confirm your intention to enroll at UNC Asheville! Submit your Enrollment Form through your admission application student portal.



house iconStep 2: Apply for housing

After you submit your Enrollment Form, you’ll be able to apply for housing through the student portal, OnePort. The priority deadline to submit your housing application is May 5. Find more details on applying for housing here. (On campus housing is optional for transfer students.)



pawprint iconStep 3: Sign up for EmBark Orientation

EmBark Orientation is a fun, informative program for new students and is required for all incoming students. You’ll get to meet other students, learn about campus services, and more. Learn more and sign up for EmBark here.



book iconStep 4: Register for classes

After you have submitted the Enrollment Form, you will receive an email within 48 hours with your UNCA OnePort login information. OnePort will be the gateway to your UNC Asheville email account, financial aid information, housing portal, and course registration. Course registration for first-year students starts in mid-May whereas transfer students will register based on credit load.                                                                  Learn more about advising and registration here.


Please contact the Office of Admission & Financial Aid at 800.531.9842 or with any questions.