SOAR Webinar Series

NSFS is excited to host our new SOAR Webinar Series this summer for incoming students and families. These webinars will allow new 49ers to connect with campus resources and learn more about Niner Nation. 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN BELOW

Please click the dates below to see webinars hosted that day. To register for a session, please complete the link included at the top of each date. More information, including the webinar link, will be sent via email closer to the date of the session. All registration forms will close the Wednesday prior to the session at 5 p.m.

Make sure to bookmark this page to come back for recordings of webinars from this summer!

On-Demand Webinars

Webinars included here were pre-recorded for your viewing. Please click the title of the webinars below to be taken to the recording and if you have any questions, let us know at soarwebinars@uncc.edu.

Safety and Support Parent/Family Panel
Title IX Office; Student Assistance & Support Services; Student Conduct & Academic Integrity
Audience: Families

This pre-recorded safety and support webinar will focus on the services, support, and accommodations available to students in order to create a safe campus environment for all.

Health & Wellbeing Matters: Campus Health, Wellness, and Recreation Resources
Student Health Center; Center for Wellness Promotion; Center for Counseling & Psychological Services; University Recreation
Audience: Students & Families

View this on-demand webinar to learn more about Health & Wellbeing Services at UNC Charlotte, including the Student Health Center, Center for Wellness Programs, Center for Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), and University Recreation (UREC).

Supporting Your Student in Their Transition to College
Center for Counseling & Psychological Services
Audience: Families

While the college years are filled with excitement and joy, they are also a time of challenge as students adapt to a new learning and social environment. Learn how you can assist your student in promoting and maintaining well-being in the face of challenges.

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE AT LINKS BELOW

9:00 a.m.
Family Forum

New Student & Family Services
Audience: Families

All families are welcome to join NSFS staff and Orientation Counselors (OCs) to answer any questions they have before their students start school this semester. This panel is aimed towards incoming families.

10:00 a.m.
Student Success in Chemistry Courses
Chemistry Department
Audience: Students

Planning to take a Chemistry course this semester? This session will provide tips and resources to help you succeed in your coursework and will answer questions you might have about Chemistry at UNC Charlotte.

11:00 a.m.
Understanding Your Bill Payment and Financial Aid Processes
Niner Central Student Services

Audience: Students & Families

This session will walk families through the university billing and financial aid processes.

12:00 p.m.
Campus Tour

Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

1:00 p.m.
Family Resources
New Student & Family Services
Audience: Families

Niner families are welcome to join a session on understanding what resources and events UNC Charlotte provides to them. The family experience is vital to a student's transition and we want to make sure they are informed on the opportunities available to them.

2:00 p.m.
Learning Communities

Housing & Residence Life
Audience: Students & Families

Learn about the application process and benefits available to students through our robust learning community program.

3:00 p.m.
University Honors Program (UHP) Advising & Orientation
Honors College
Audience: Students

Confused about what classes you need to take for the University Honors Program (UHP)? Join us to learn more about honors courses and sequencing, as well as discover what's in store for you as a new member of UHP!  We look forward to welcoming you to the Honors Family!

4:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE AT LINKS BELOW

9:00 a.m.
New Undergraduate Program at UNC Charlotte: North Carolina’s First B.S. in Data Science - Now Enrolling For Fall 2020 

School of Data Science 
Audience: Students & Families

The UNC Charlotte School of Data Science (SDS) is officially enrolling undergraduate students for the fall 2020 semester. During this seminar, the SDS Executive Director and Director of Student Services will be discussing what data science is, its importance in today’s society, what students can achieve with a degree in data science, and more. They'll also be discussing the specific program information regarding the undergraduate program. Students will have a full understanding of prerequisites for the major, how to get started in registration, and more! Students and family members will have the opportunity to ask questions and connect with SDS faculty and staff.

10:00 a.m.
How to Get Involved on Campus: A Student Leadership Panel

Student Involvement

Audience: Students & Families

A panel of current student leaders within the Student Government Association (SGA), Campus Activity Board (CAB), and various registered student organizations, facilitated by a Student Involvement staff member, will share ways to get involved, how they got involved, the benefits of involvement, and what campus events and involvement may look like in fall semester.

11:00 a.m.
Ask an OC: Getting Involved

New Student & Family Services
Audience: Students

Have a question for an OC? Ask a panel of Orientation Counselors, and they will share more about their experience as students at UNC Charlotte. This week's theme is "Getting Involved."

12:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

2:00 p.m.
Off-Campus Apartment Searches 

Housing & Residence Life

Audience: Students & Families

Living off-campus this year? Learn how to successfully search for apartments in the University area, helpful questions to ask, and what to look for to meet your needs as you live off-campus.

4:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE AT LINKS BELOW

10:00 a.m.
WRDS Minor and Writing Resources Center

Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies
Audience: Students & Families

This session will explain the new WRDS minor and its benefits, describe the free writing tutoring available at the WRC, and explain how to make an appointment in person or online.

11:00 a.m.
Adult Students - Resources for Success! 
Office of Adult Students and Evening Services (OASES)
Audience: Students & Families

Learn about the academic resources, services, and scholarships available specifically for adult and nontraditional students from the Office of Adult Students and Evening Services (OASES). Get tips for starting the semester and being a successful 49er!

12:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

1:00 p.m.
UREC 101 - What We Offer and How to Access Our Services

University Recreation
Audience: Students & Families

This session will cover the programs and services offered by UREC, as well as an overview of our facilities!

2:00 p.m.
Transition, Mentoring, and Identity Support with IEE and OADI

Identity, Equity, & Engagement; Academic Diversity and Inclusion
Audience: Students & Families

This session will give an overview of transition and mentoring programs such as the SAFE mentorship program, UTOP, and TRIO, and will provide information about support services for students with historically minoritized identities, including students of color, first generation students, LGBTQ+ identified students, students with low SES, and other identities.

3:00 p.m.
Family Forum

New Student & Family Services
Audience: Families

All families are welcome to join NSFS staff and OCs to answer any questions they have before their students start school this semster. This panel is aimed towards incoming families.

4:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE AT LINKS BELOW

9:00 a.m.
Embrace the Adventure! Learning and Leadership through Adventure Education 

Venture Outdoor Leadership
Audience: Students & Families

Explore the learning and leadership opportunities offered by Venture Outdoor Leadership, from academic courses to weekend adventure trips. Students will learn how to get connected to this intimate community of outdoor adventurers and student leaders.

10:00 a.m.
Family Resources
New Student & Family Services
Audience: Families

Niner families are welcome to join a session on understanding what resources and events UNC Charlotte provides to them. The family experience is vital to a student's transition and we want to make sure they are informed on the opportunities available to them.

11:00 a.m.
Information Session for Families of College of Engineering Students

College of Engineering - Office of Student Development and Success (OSDS)

Audience: Families

In this session, family members will have an opportunity to learn more about their students' first year in the College of Engineering and the available support services.

12:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

1:00 p.m.
Ask an OC: Life On and Off Campus

New Student & Family Services
Audience: Students

Have a question for an OC? Ask a panel of Orientation Counselors, and they will share more about their experience as students at UNC Charlotte. This week's theme is "Life On and Off Campus."

2:00 p.m.
Living in the Halls

Housing & Residence Life
Audience: Students & Families

Living on-campus this year? This session will highlight various leadership opportunities, ways to get involved, and how to be a good citizen within the residence halls.

3:00 p.m.
Greek Life: What is It Really About?
Fraternity and Sorority Life

Audience: Students & Families

Come hear from the experts in Fraternity and Sorority Life to learn about the UNC Charlotte community. No question is off limits and all questions, comments, concerns, and successes will be addressed in this session!

4:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE AT LINKS BELOW

9:00 a.m.
Family Forum

New Student & Family Services
Audience: Families

All families are welcome to join NSFS staff and OCs to answer any questions they have before their students start school this semster. This panel is aimed towards incoming families.

10:00 a.m.
NinerReady

Emergency Management
Audience: Students & Families

This presentation details how incoming students and parents can take actions to be prepared for potential emergencies.

11:00 a.m.
Learn about the Office of International Programs and become a Global Niner!

Office of International Programs
Audience: Students & Families

Learn more about international opportunities at UNC Charlotte by attending this interactive session. Students will learn more about study abroad opportunities, how to get involved, and how to connect with the international happenings on campus.

12:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

Fire Safety, Fire Protection, and Occupational Safety Career Options
Fire and Safety Engineering Technology (FSET) Program 
Audience: Students & Families

Explanation of fire and occupational safety career options as well as the preparation that UNC Charlotte's FSET program provides.

1:00 p.m.
Office of Disability Services: Accessing Accommodations as a Niner

Office of Disability Services
Audience: Students & Families

Join us for a brief presentation and space for questions regarding Disability Services at UNC Charlotte. We look forward to connecting!

2:00 p.m.
Get Involved with Gold Rush

New Student & Family Services
Audience: Students

This session will give an overview of Gold Rush, the annual UNC Charlotte Welcome Week program. Tune in to hear about this year's events and how to get involved!

4:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation! 

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE AT LINKS BELOW

9:00 a.m.
Army ROTC Enrollment & Opportunities
Army ROTC 
Audience: Students & Families

This session will provide information on freshman enrollment, contracting and scholarship opportunities, leadership development, and pursuing a path to commissioning as a Second Lieutenant into the U.S. Army, National Guard or Army Reserve.

10:00 a.m.
49er Career Experience

University Career Center
Audience: Students & Families

Join the UCC to learn how to get started with your career experience at the university. The UCC offers various resources from resume review to interview practices, join this session to hear more about the services offered to students.

11:00 a.m.
Preparing for Move-In

Housing and Residence Life

Audience: Students & Families

Moving on to campus is an exciting time in your transition as a 49er! This session will share information on what to bring/not bring, how to connect and set expectations with roommates or suitemates, and community health,well-being, and social distancing practices in the residence halls.

12:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

 

2:00 p.m.
Ask an OC: Exploring Charlotte

New Student & Family Services

Audience: Students

Have a question for an OC? Ask a panel of Orientation Counselors, and they will share more about their experience as students at UNC Charlotte. This week's theme is "Exploring Charlotte."

3:00 p.m.
Transition, Mentoring, and Identity Support with IEE and OADI

Identity, Equity, & Engagement; Academic Diversity and Inclusion

Audience: Students & Families

This session will give an overview of transition and mentoring programs such as the SAFE mentorship program, UTOP, and TRIO, and will provide information about support services for students with historically minoritized identities, including students of color, first generation students, LGBTQ+ identified students, students with low SES, and other identities.

4:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation! 

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9:00 a.m.
Secrets to Student Success 

University Center for Academic Excellence 
Audience: Students & Families

Join the University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE) as we explore how to make a successful transition into UNC Charlotte. Learn more about strategies of successful students, enrichment opportunities, and available campus resources.

10:00 a.m.
Family Forum

New Student & Family Services
Audience: Families

All families are welcome to join NSFS staff and OCs to answer any questions they have before their students start school this semester. This panel is aimed towards incoming families.

11:00 a.m.
How to Get Involved on Campus: A Student Leadership Panel

Student Involvement
Audience: Students & Families

A panel of current student leaders within the Student Government Association (SGA), Campus Activity Board (CAB), and various registered student organizations, facilitated by a Student Involvement staff member, will share ways to get involved, how they got involved, the benefits of involvement, and what campus events and involvement may look like in fall semester.

12:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!

1:00 p.m.

Atkins Library: Explore, Learn, Grow
Atkins Library
Audience: Students & Families

This session will provide an overview of the resources, services, and educational opportunities provided by Atkins Library. In a series of lightning talks, librarians will focus on topics such as Area 49, research and instruction, student engagement activities, equipment/materials available for checkout, and more.

2:00 p.m.

Get Involved with Gold Rush
New Student & Family Services
Audience: Students

This session will give an overview of Gold Rush, the annual UNC Charlotte Welcome Week program. Tune in to hear about this year's events and how to get involved!

3:00 p.m.
Family Resources
New Student & Family Services
Audience: Families

Niner families are welcome to join a session on understanding what resources and events UNC Charlotte provides to them. The family experience is vital to a student's transition and we want to make sure they are informed on the opportunities available to them.

4:00 p.m.
Campus Tour
Undergraduate Admissions
Audience: Students & Families

Explore UNC Charlotte with a Campus Tour Guide! A general campus overview and tips for navigating campus will be shared. Welcome to Niner Nation!