How UTOP Works
Enroll in classes for a total of 7 credit hours towards general education requirements for your degree. Get a jump-start on your major if you are coming in with all general education requirements met!
Meet 100+ other first-year students and make life-long friendships!
Build relationships with faculty and staff who will continue to support you throughout your time at UNC Charlotte!
Develop study skills and college survival tips.
Enhance your knowledge of campus by becoming familiar with and utilizing campus resources.
Have fun on weekend activities and off-campus trips!
After UTOP, receive academic advising and monitoring throughout the students' first year and participate in extended opportunities and services throughout your entire time at UNC Charlotte!
Move in: TBD
June 29 - August 7*
Classes start July 1st
Application Opens: November 7, 2023
Application Deadline: June 10, 2024
The UTOP Application is located inside your "Future49er Portal" under register/UTOPApplication.
For more information about UTOP, please contact the
Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion
or (704) 687-0030.