First-Year Admitted for Fall
Please complete the following NINE actions to enroll as a 49er.
Tell us your enrollment plans
- Let us know you are enrolling! Review your admission letter in the portal, then click the Submit Your Intent to Enroll link under Forms in your Future 49er Portal to submit your decision. No enrollment deposit is required
- Note: If you are not planning to attend Charlotte, please submit the same form and select that you will not be enrolling.
- You must submit the Intent to Enroll form to reserve your orientation session. The form is not required to take action on other Enrollment To Dos.
Activate your NinerNET account
- Visit ninernet.charlotte.edu and click on the “Activate Account” button, then follow the provided instructions.
- Your NinerNET account is your official University username and password that you will use to log in to MyCharlotte, your University email account, register for classes and other campus resources.
Apply for financial aid, review important cost of attendance information and apply for scholarships
- Cost of attendance
- Financial aid
- The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form required. Charlotte’s school code is 002975.
- Check Niner Central for 2024-2025 FAFSA Updates.
- The FAFSA is changing for the 2024-2025 aid year. As the Department of Education works to finalize the FAFSA Simplification Act, know that Charlotte is committed to communicating changes to the awarding process and anticipated impacts to our students and families as soon as details are confirmed. Please monitor your University email for additional information.
- Admitted students are able to apply for scholarships for the upcoming academic year via the NinerScholars Portal using their NinerNET account.
- Visit scholarships.charlotte.edu to set up your NinerScholars Portal account, be matched with eligible scholarships and submit your application(s).
- Most scholarship deadlines are in February, and students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
Determine your housing plans
- Living on campus allows you to build a foundation for success at Charlotte. If you are planning to live on campus, review available housing options and submit your housing application online by June 1.
- You will need your Charlotte ID and email address to apply for housing.
- For students not living on campus, explore off-campus options at offcampushousing.charlotte.edu.
Reserve your spot for new student orientation
- All students are required to attend New Student Orientation (NSO) prior to starting courses at Charlotte.
- Start by submitting your Intent to Enroll form and paying your orientation fee in your Future 49er Portal to select your date and complete your reservation. More information on completing your orientation requirements is available on the NSO website.
- Students will complete their Pre-Orientation Checklist, including your New Student Modules and Virtual Advising and Registration, prior to attending your in-person session.
Submit important academic documents to Charlotte
- Final high school and/or college transcripts
- Submission of transcripts is required if you are currently enrolled in either high school or college. Final high school transcripts must show your graduation date.
- Admission to the University is conditional on your satisfactory completion of your senior year courses, specifically those related to minimum course requirements.
- Official test scores (SAT, ACT, AP, IB)
- Residency certification number
- If you claimed North Carolina residency on your application, and have not already done so, please complete the residency process with the Residency Determination Service to receive your residency certification number (RCN). Provide your RCN to Undergraduate Admissions via the application portal as soon as possible to ensure the correct tuition rate reflects on your bill.
- For residency questions, please contact the Residency Determination Service at 1-844-319-3640 or visit NC Residency.
Upload your immunization records and submit optional health insurance waiver
- Students are required to have proof of immunization and health insurance.
- Upload your immunization records to the Student Health Center portal prior to attending NSO.
- Note: High school transcripts most often do not contain the complete history required by the Student Health Center. Undergraduate Admissions is not able to transfer copies of high school transcripts to the Student Health Center.
- You have the option to remain on your own insurance or buy Student Blue Student Health Insurance. If you have health insurance coverage, you must submit a waiver of insurance or else you will be charged.
Review credits transferred to Charlotte and math placement information
- Transfer credit
- If you are bringing in dual enrollment or test credit (IB, AP, etc) to Charlotte and have sent your official college transcript or official scores, you may review your Transfer Credit in your Future 49er Portal.
- Math placement
- Math placement levels are assigned to you based on your official SAT or ACT math scores or by completing UNC Charlotte’s Math Placement Assessment.
- If you have AP credit or transferable math credit from another institution, you will not be assigned a math placement level but will be permitted to register for the next appropriate math course after your official AP scores or official college transcript is received and added to your credit.
- If you have not been assigned a math placement level, do not have transferable math credit or wish to increase your math level, you are required to complete the Math Placement Assessment prior to completing course registration as part of NSO. Learn more about math placement and locating your assigned level.
Report any changes to Undergraduate Admissions
- Change of major requests, change of address, change of current schedule, etc. must be requested or reported in writing.
- Criminal charges, any type of school disciplinary action or any type of military discharge other than honorable that occurs after you submitted the application for admission must also be reported in writing to Undergraduate Admissions.