Welcome to Student Transitions and Family Programs

The Office of Student Transitions and Family Programs coordinates programs and services that provide diverse opportunities and a set of shared experiences and common information for new students. Student Transitions and Family Programs facilitates meaningful connections that aid students in personal development, encourage student responsibility, achieve academic integration, and build community as students transition into university life.

Family Weekend 2021







Family Weekend is scheduled for September 17-19, 2021.  Registration is now open until September 13, 2021.   Please visit our Family Weekend page for updates and a schedule leading up to the Weekend. Check out the  Family Weekend 2021 Schedule 



Family EmBark Orientation Recordings

Linked are presentations from a Family EmBark Orientation session for our family members who weren’t able to attend the sessions or those that want to go back and view the sessions again for more information.  They are linked our EmBark Orientation Folder linked here


EmBark Orientation

EmBark Orientation is the first and most important step in becoming a Bulldog. Learn More

Pre-Orientation Programs

From the outdoors, to the arts, to community service opportunities, get to know Asheville before your first semester starts. Learn More

Parents & Families

We value the opportunity to establish relationships with our UNC Asheville family members. Learn More