Registration and Refund Policy

Registration for Pre-Orientation

You will register for Pre-Orientation in our unique Point of Sale system.  This secure system allows you to submit your payment and submit health and information forms for Pre-Orientation in one place.

Click here to view a detailed step-by-step guide on how to create an account and register for your program of choice. Click here to register.

To register for Pre-Orientation follow these steps:

  • Click ‘Sign Up’ and create an account in the CampDoc system.
    • When logging into the system, it is very important that the profile is created for the UNC Asheville student using their name, UNC Asheville email and their UNC Asheville ID Number (this number can be found on your admissions letter and begins with a 9).
  • You may need to log out and log back in with the account you just created to view the open sessions
  • Once you have arrived at the landing page, select Pre-Orientation to view the program options.
  • Complete the registration for your selected program and pay in full to secure your spot.
  • You will receive a confirmation email of registration from CampDoc once you are complete.
  • Only register for one session! Any duplicate registrations will get canceled and may result in losing your first choice session – so please only register for one session.
  • If you have any questions, please email us at preorient@unca.edu

Urban Pre-Orientation Programs

  • Asheville, A Work of Art: [SOLD OUT- consider signing up for Everything Asheville to get a taste of art in Asheville] See first-hand the successful arts scene of Asheville and explore how you can become involved! From on-campus resources to Asheville area alumni and local organizations, you will explore the many facets of art that Asheville embraces.
    • Registration Cost: $175
  • All That Jazz: [SOLD OUT- consider signing up for Everything Asheville to get a taste of music in Asheville] Experience the Asheville area’s vibrant music scene on- and off-campus! Visit some of Asheville’s popular music venues and learn from faculty about music and performing arts.
    • Registration Cost: $175
  • CSI: Community Service Involvement: Begin your time at UNC Asheville by giving back to your new community through meaningful volunteer work and examining social justice issues. Work with UNC Asheville faculty, staff, and nonprofit organizations committed to helping make our city a better place to live and learn.
    • Registration Cost: $175
  • Everything Asheville: Can’t pick just one interest to explore? There will be elements of community service, music, art and exploring a few of the gems Asheville has to offer.
    • Registration Cost: $175

Outdoor Pre-Orientation Programs

  • The Blue Ridge Experience: Participate in a variety of outdoor activities like canoeing, hiking, and rafting. BRE trips will lodge in camp-style rustic cabins and spend time cooking, eating, and living as a community over the course of this 5-day trip, with the guidance of highly-trained peer leaders. Students will spend time each day discussing topics relevant to preparing themselves for their UNC Asheville experience and building new connections! All instruction, equipment, food, and transportation is provided throughout the trip, and no experience is necessary to participate- beginners, outdoor novices, and transfer students are welcome and encouraged to register!
    • Registration Cost: $225
  • Wilderness Experience: Come enjoy the peacefulness and exciting challenges of outdoor living on a camping and backpacking adventure in a beautiful location, culminating with climbing and a pool party. WE trips will camp and backpack outdoors and spend time cooking, eating, and living as a community over the course of this 5-day trip, with the guidance of highly-trained peer leaders. Students will spend time each day discussing topics relevant to preparing themselves for their UNC Asheville experience and building new connections! All instruction, equipment, food, and transportation is provided throughout the trip, and no experience is necessary to participate- beginners, outdoor novices, and transfer students welcome and encouraged to register!
    • Registration Cost: $225

Refund Policy

May 2 – May 31st:

100% refund minus the $25 administrative processing fee

June 1 – June 30th:

75% refund minus the $25 administrative processing fee

July 1 – July 15th:

50% refund minus the $25 administrative processing fee

After July 15th:

no refunds