The Spartan Statue

Welcome!

Welcome to UNC Greensboro. This brief guide introduces some of the essential information, policies, and resources available to UNCG graduate students. The Graduate School website and Staff are excellent resources for any other questions you may have.


  • University ID and Accounts: All students should receive their 9-digit UNCG University ID and instructions for activating their UNCG computer and email accounts via email. Instructions on recovering or looking up these credentials can be found here.
  • UNCG Catalog: The Catalog serves as your contract with UNCG and provides information on policies, procedures, and deadlines as well as information regarding your program.
  • UNCGenie: UNCGenie is UNCG’s tool for students, faculty, and staff to conduct the business of UNCG. It is used to register for classes, to pay tuition, to view grades, and to view/accept financial aid, among other things.
  • Registering for Classes: The Registrar’s website provides information on registering for classes using UNCGenie. Students are encouraged to consult with their Director of Graduate Studies.
  • Paying your Bill: You will receive an eBill from the Cashiers and Student Accounts Office. Do not ignore this bill. If you feel there is an error, ask the Cashiers office staff in 151 Mossman. You can pay your bill at the Cashiers office or online through UNCGenie.
  • Financial Aid: The Financial Aid Office provides information on the FAFSA, scholarships, loans, and award status.
  • Sexual Assault Prevention: All graduate students must complete Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students. You will receive further instructions in your UNCG email.
  • SpartanCard: The SpartanCard is your student ID, library card, printing card, and a convenient method of payment across campus.
  • Calendars: The Graduate School maintains a Google calendar that includes important dates and deadlines as well as upcoming events and workshops. You can subscribe to this calendar to integrate it into your own UNCG Google Calendar.
  • Social Media: Follow The Graduate School on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Facebook to get the latest information on events and happenings of interest to graduate students.
  • Parking: The Office of Parking Operations & Campus Access Management provides information on parking on campus as well as public transportation options, bike sharing, and car sharing programs.
  • Technology: The Office of Information Technology Services provides information regarding computing, communication, and data; they also assist with university accounts, email, printing, and discounted student software.
  • Housing: Housing for graduate students is available at Lofts on Lee, which provide the increased independence, privacy, and flexibility sought by graduate students.
  • Exploring Greensboro: The city of Greensboro offers all the benefits of a large city while maintaining a small-town feel. Recommendations on restaurants, shopping and other attractions can be found here.
  • Health Services: All students at UNCG are required to have health insurance and are billed for the Student Health Insurance Plan each semester unless you submit an active health waiver. Visit Student Health Services for more information.
  • Immunizations: UNCG may require you to submit Immunization Records. See the FAQ for more information.
  • Recreation & Wellness: The Department of Recreation and Wellness fosters comprehensive wellness in the UNCG community. Among their facilities is the 216,000 sq. ft. Kaplan Center for Wellness.
  • Counseling Services: The UNCG Counseling Center assists students with a variety of mental health, developmental, and situational concerns. They offer immediate services for students in crisis as well as walk-in services and appointments.
  • Safety and Emergencies: The UNCG Police have compiled a series of applications and sites that improve campus safety and awareness. The UNCG Emergency number is 336 334 4444.
  • Academic Integrity: The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities maintains the University’s Academic Integrity Policy, including definitions of academic integrity and procedures for reporting academic integrity violations.
  • Technology Policies: UNCG requires users of information systems owned or provided by the University to exercise good judgement and abide by several policies.
  • Residency for Tuition Purposes: The NC Residency Determination Service is the entity responsible for all classifications of residency for tuition purposes in North Carolina.
  • Campus Policies: The Division of Student affairs maintains several policies including policies on alcohol, illegal drugs, firearms, and more.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Information: The Graduate School maintains a website with information, resources, and FAQs concerning Graduate Teaching Assistantships.
  • Library: The UNCG University Libraries include the main Walter Clinton Jackson Library and the Harold Schiffman Music Library. In addition to printed materials, e-books, and audio and video recordings, the libraries have quiet study areas, and an extensive IT collection, with laptops, cameras, and video recorders available for checkout.
  • Career Services: The Career Services Center offers career coaching in addition to advice and training on building your resume and finding jobs or internships.
  • OARS: The Office of Accessibility Resources & Services provides, coordinates, and advocates for services which enable undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities to receive equal access to all aspects of university life.
  • Military and Veterans: UNCG’s Office of Military & Veterans Services is a resource for future, current, and past UNCG military-affiliated students. They coordinate services for veterans, active duty military personnel, and their dependents; they serve as a liaison and advocate for military affiliated students and develop a sense of community between UNCG’s military and civilian populations.
  • Spartan Open Pantry: The Spartan Open Pantry’s sole purpose is to ensure that no UNCG student goes hungry. Students can go to scheduled distributions or schedule an appointment at the Wesley-Luther SOP page.
  • International Programs Center: The International Programs Center is the central point of contact for all the University’s international activities. They help international students discover UNCG and help students who are interested in Study Abroad and Exchange programs.
  • 6-Tech: 6-TECH Online is the place to go for support and documentation for ITS services and products.