UNC Charlotte FIT Program

Embark on a Successful Transition with FIT!

Are you a new UNC Charlotte student gearing up for the Fall 2024 term? Look no further than the Forty-Niner Intensive Transition (FIT) Program, happening from August 9th to September 9th. This unique opportunity takes place during UNC Charlotte’s ‘Mini-Fall’ term, ensuring it won’t interfere with your Fall 2024 course load.

Please be advised that the primary duration of the FIT program is scheduled for August 9th to 18th. Depending on the specific needs of each cohort, cohorts enrolled for 2-3 credit hours may have the option to transition to virtual assignments between August 19th and September 9th.

Wondering what to expect from the FIT Program?

Picture this: an immersive experience that introduces you to the campus community, familiarizes you with Charlotte’s support services, and encourages collaborative study with your peers. 

Through our specialized cohort model, we’ve crafted distinct pathways to ensure your smooth transition into UNC Charlotte. This isn’t a one-size-fits-all program—each cohort is tailor-made.

Why should you consider FIT?

  • Early Housing Access: Secure your on-campus housing early.
  • Navigate UNC Charlotte with Confidence: Familiarize yourself with the campus, resources, and support services.
  • Build Connections: Form meaningful connections with fellow incoming students.
  • Academic and Career Support: Familiarize yourself with the academic and career support services available to ensure you excel in your studies.
  • Engage in Social Workshops: Tackle social issues and acclimate to university life.
  • Library Resource Mastery: Learn how to make the most of the library.
  • Guidance from a Peer Mentor: Receive personalized support from an assigned peer mentor who will help navigate the ins and outs of university life.
  • Jumpstart Your Degree: Earn credit hours needed for graduation.
  • Effective Strategies: Develop strategies for navigating your UNC Charlotte journey.

Your success at UNC Charlotte starts with FIT! 

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Program Highlights:

  • Move in one week before the fall semester kicks off and immerse yourself in enriching 1-3 credit hour courses. 
  • In-Person Kickoff: Dive into dynamic, in-person classes during the first week (August 12-16), setting the tone for your academic journey.
  • Virtual Sessions (If applicable): Seamlessly transition to virtual sessions in the subsequent weeks, tailored to your cohort’s unique needs.

Each FIT cohort is crafted to be unique, adapting to your needs and preferences, ensuring a personalized journey at UNC Charlotte. Embrace FIT’s tailored approach and thrive in your transition!

Accepted FIT students are strongly encouraged to schedule their New Student Orientation prior to the week of August 12th.

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