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Tuesday May 24th


Students walk through campus during summer 2019 orientation. Summer 2020 new student orientation will happen virtually due to coronavirus. Photo courtesy of Brandi Simmons. 

'Come in with an open mind': UNC hosts first in-person orientation in two years

This summer marks the first in-person new student orientation UNC New Student & Family Programs has hosted since 2019.  The class of 2026 will experience orientation programming and the campus community that the two previous classes had to have virtually due to the pandemic. “I came out of (orientation) sitting here with my best friend now, not knowing that that was what was going to come from it,” Smith, a UNC class of 2022 graduate, said.

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