Forethoughts — Issue 3 May 2017

Forethoughts — Issue 3 May 2017

Where forward thinking and future success come together

A newsletter brought to you by the School of Health and Human Sciences Advising and Personal Development Center

HHS Advising Center hours for Summer 2017:

Wednesday, May 3 - Monday, August 14

Walk-in hours: 8am-Noon, Monday-Thursday

Appointments only: Noon-4pm, Monday-Thursday and 8am-4pm, Friday

To schedule an appointment, visit

Important Dates

May 12 – Commencement – Greensboro Coliseum 10AM
June 1 – June 2 – Freshman SOAR Session
June 5 – June 6 – Freshman SOAR Session
June 8 – Transfer and Adult SOAR Session
June 9 – Transfer and Adult SOAR Session
June 9 – Final Deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in Summer 17
June 12 – June 13 – Freshman SOAR Session
June 15 – June 16 – Freshman SOAR Session
June 19 – June 20 – Freshman SOAR Session
June 21 – June 22 – Freshman SOAR Session
June 23 – June 24 – Freshman SOAR Session
June 26 – June 27 – Freshman SOAR Session
June 29 – June 30 – Freshman SOAR Session
August 7 – Transfer and Adult SOAR Session
August 10 – August 11 – Freshman SOAR Session
August 11 – Summer Commencement
August 14 – Nav1gate Convocation
August 15 – Fall 2017 Classes begin
August 21 – Schedule Adjustment ends

Congratulations to everyone graduating in May or August 2017! Take part in a UNCG tradition, the Red Carpet Reception

Thinking about attending Summer School at UNCG?

Summer Session 1: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Summer Session 2: Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Friday, July 28, 2017

There is no separate application for financial aid for the 2017 summer semester and additional aid is not guaranteed. To qualify for Financial Aid, you:

  • Must be fully admitted to or currently enrolled in an eligible degree-seeking or certificate program at UNCG. (Visiting, Visions, and Express students are NOT eligible to receive aid).
  • Must have an active, complete 2016-2017 FAFSA on-file with UNCG.
  • Must register for summer 2017 courses at UNCG.
  • Must enroll at least half-time (6+ credit hours for undergraduate students) in non-repeat coursework.
  • Must adhere to University enrollment limits: No more than 7 hours in a single summer session & no more than 14 hours total for the full summer.
*Students who are currently on academic probation are limited to no more than 4 hours in a single session and no more than 8 hours total for the full summer semester.

Need to know where you stand academically? Follow this link to gain information about how Academic Standing is determined at UNCG.


Prior to beginning school in the Summer and/or Fall, we highly recommend that you review your Plan of Study and Degree Works to ensure that you are enrolled in classes that are needed to complete your degree. You can access Plans of Study for the undergraduate programs within HHS using this link: