New First-Year Students



Welcome To Carolina

  1. Know your PID
  2. Know your ONYEN and Password
  3. Set-up your UNC-CH email
  4. **Action on this step is not available yet. You will receive email instructions two weeks prior to your Orientation date with the link on how to sign-up and complete the items in your Advising Sakai site (referenced in the video above).

Quick Links To Supplemental Information

Tools Placement/By Examination Credit
Curriculum Policies/Resources
Majors Registration Information
Registration Support


First-Year Student Checklist (2017)
Additional Checklist for International Students (2017)
Undergraduate Catalog
Advising Guide-For First Year Students (2016) – 2017 coming soon!
Academic Planning Worksheet 2016 – 2017 coming soon!
First Year Seminars
Registration Information (Office of the University Registrar)
ConnectCarolina Instructional Videos (step-by-step instructions on how to navigate the online registration system)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Major Information Fact Sheets


Foreign Languages That Meet General Education FL Requirement
Information for Native or Experiential Speakers of a Foreign Language
Tar Heel Tracker
Chemistry 101
All students enrolling in Chemistry 101 in the fall semester are advised to take a readiness assessment online and complete a thorough pre-class preparation program called ALEKS prior to the start of the semester.  Completion of the ALEKS program within the first weeks of the semester will count towards a student’s class grade.   For more information, see


Information for Undecided Students
Majors & minors in the College of Arts & Sciences Offered at UNC-Chapel Hill
Professional School Majors Offered at UNC-Chapel Hill
Beginning Classes/Contacts for Majors

Placement/By-Exam credit

Math Placement Information
Placement Credit Information (AP, IB, SAT II, A-Level)
UNC-CH Online Foreign Language Placement Test (French, German, Spanish, Latin only)
2017 On-Campus Placement Exams – Coming Soon!


Student Resources
Academic Policies and Procedures
New Student and Family Programs
Office of Undergraduate Education
Office of Undergraduate Curricula
Academic Eligibility
Course Repeat Policy
Carolina Courses Online


Registration Dates 2017!
Connect Carolina Tutorial Video Series
Registration Support FAQs