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New UNCW dorms Sandpiper and Pelican Halls officially open

Pelican Hall and Sandpiper Hall are two of the four new housing options which opened fall 2020 at UNCW.

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor

August 21, 2020

The fall 2020 school year saw the completion and official opening of two new campus housing options at UNC Wilmington (UNCW). Sandpiper Hall and Pelican Hall are pod-style dorms, like Schwartz Hall and University Suites, and both house 518 first-year students each.  These new dorms which are located near Graha...

New campus dorms set to open Fall 2020

The current construction site of the four new dorms, located behind Graham & Hewlett  and Belk Hall.

Spencer Boring, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

UNC Wilmington students will have more housing options available to them in the fall of 2020 with the completion of the Pelican and Sandpiper halls. Pelican and Sandpiper are two of the four halls being built to replace the former University Apartments, which were damaged and subsequently demolished ...

SeaSquawks: Have UNCW students “enjoyed watching the progress” of the Seahawk Quad?

Construction of the new UNCW residence halls on Nov. 19, 2019

Katelyn Vargas, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

At UNC Wilmington, construction is all over our campus. Both on-campus and off-campus students have had the opportunity to watch the progress being made to UNCW throughout the past few years. One construction project is the Seahawk Quad. The Seahawk Quad is where new student housing will be and new...

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