EmBark Resources

 EmBark 2022 Presentations and Resources

Embark 2022 Financial Aid, Student Accounts and Health and Counseling Powerpoint

Supporting Your Students’ Involvement

June 22 Parent Embark Presentation – Supporting Your Students Academic Experience

July 2022 Make-Up EmBark Video



All students, faculty and staff are issued a OneCard when they become part of UNC Asheville’s campus community. Your OneCard serves as your campus ID and debit card that can be used for on-campus purchases and payments.

Students can apply and upload their picture for their OneCard now!  This will allow them to recieve their OneCard when they arrive to check-in to the Residence Halls.   Please have photo identification with you such as a driver’s license or college identification card. To apply for your OneCard, please visit the OneCard webpage.


Health and Counseling Center Information

Health Insurance Requirement

  • Students must have health insurance if they are degree-seeking and they are taking 6 or more credit hours.
  • The following classifications are not considered degree seeking and they are not required to have health insurance – visiting students, teacher licensure, single semester study abroad students, post baccalaureate students who are not degree seeking, and students taking less than 6 hours of credit.
  • You can meet this requirement by applying for an insurance waiver or by enrolling in the Student Blue plan offered through the UNC system. This must be completed by September 1, 2022.
  • In order to demonstrate proof of health insurance, you must go to the following website and enter your current information to apply for the waiver: studentbluenc.com/#/unca
  • Students who want to enroll in the Student Blue through Blue Cross of North Carolina can go to the website above and enroll in the insurance.  There is also a description of the benefits and coverage at this sight.


  • All students must meet the immunization requirements as defined in the North Carolina statutes.  These requirements are as follows:
    • 3 doses of DPT, Td, or Tdap  –  One dose must be in last 10 years
    • 2 doses of measles mumps, and rubella
    • 3 doses of polio
    • 3 doses of Hepatitis B  (If born after July 1, 1994)
    • Chicken Pox Vaccine (or proof from Doctor that you have had Chicken Pox)

Please note: North Carolina law prohibits us from accepting immunization records that are part of high school transcripts. The immunization records must be on a healthcare provider’s letterhead and include immunizations received, date given, and a provider signature.

  • The following students are exempt from this immunization requirement:  students only taking evening or weekend courses and students who are taking no more than 4 credit hours on campus.

Questions: Contact Jay Cutspec at 828-251-6868 or jcutspec@unca.edu


Financial Aid Information

Office of Financial Aid

2nd Floor Brown Hall 828-251-6535  finaid@unca.edu  financialaid.unca.edu


Student Accounts Information

Student Accounts

003 Ramsey Library,

Academic Success Center,

828.251.6664  studentaccounts@unca.edu   studentaccounts.unca.edu

Dining Services

Dining Services 2nd floor, Brown Hall https://dineoncampus.com/unca