The Ultimate UNCW Bucket List

Being a student at UNCW has its perks: the academics, beautiful campus and beach. There are certain things that every student should be sure to experience at least once during his or her time here, so we have compiled a bucket list for you to cross off.

  • Play Oozeball
  • Watch a sunrise at the beach
  • Paddle board the intercostal waterway
  • Participate in the Polar Plunge
  • Attend Midnight Madness
  • Camp at Carolina beach
  • Learn (or try) to surf
  • Run the loop
  • Fill a Fuzzy Peach card and redeem it for free froyo
  • Accidentally wear teal on Teal Tuesday
  • Go to the Fall and Spring show
  • Binge on Islands dollar tacos
  • Go club hopping from City Limits to Liquid Room
  • Tour the Battleship
  • Attend a Downtown Sundown concert series
  • Be an extra in a movie or television show
  • Check in with Team Teal enough times to earn a free T-shirt
  • Walk to the *new* mailbox at the tip of Wrightsville Beach
  • Sing karaoke at the Opera House
  • Be totally grossed out, or infatuated, at the Serpentarium
  • Volunteer at the Azalea Festival
  • Go to Riverfest in downtown
  • Support the Pink Ribbon Foundation and attend Rock for a Cure
  • Participate in the Color Me Rad run
  •  Ride the bull at City Limits
  • Hang with your fellow Seahawks at Beach Blast


Let’s take advantage of Wilmington and try to cross these off before graduation! Have anything else that we should add? Let us know.