for 13th Graders

  • Class of 2018

    The counseling department will work hard to help every student prepare for life after Early College. Check the website often for updated information.
    College Application Process Monthly Action Plan
    Frequently Asked Questions About College Applications
    UCEC College Application Checklist
    CFNC College Application Deadlines and More

    UCEC High School Graduation

    UCEC's high school graduation ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m on the campus of South Piedmont Community College (see detailed information below). SPCC's graduation ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Union County Agricultural Center in Monroe (see detailed information below). 


    Graduate Recognition and Signing Day Awards Day: May 2nd, 2018 2:00pm

    Class of 2018 group photo will take place at graduation rehearsal on May 9th, please dress according.

    Monthly Grade Level Meetings
    Fridays 12:30-1:30 
    Fall Dates:  September 4, November 20                                                                                                                                                   Spring Dates: February 12

    Meetings are required for all students to receive important information about applying to college, graduation, UCEC happenings and more. Please make note of the dates and plan ahead to attend all meetings.

    Graduate Recognition and Signing Day Awards Day: May 2nd, 2018 2:00pm

    Colleges Visiting UCEC

    Each year college representatives are invited to visit Union County Early College and speak with students about their school and the college application process.  All students are invited to attend the information sessions. Some information sessions are only for graduating students. Students do not have to sign up to attend.

    College visit sign up

    College Application and Scholarship Workshops

    The counseling department has set aside times to assist students with college applications or just for students to have a scheduled time to sit down and work on college applications or scholarships. At least one counselor will be available to answer questions or assist you with completing college applications. Sign up will take place through Sign Up Genius.

     Schedule Your Time-Spring College Scholarship Workshops




    Sign up on CFNC to attend FAFSA Day and receive help from professionals with completing the FAFSA. Remind your parents to file their taxes as early as possible so you can complete the FAFSA accurately and early! Registration begins in October.

    It's time for the 2018 Graduating Class to start filling out college applications. The process might seem a bit confusing but we are here to help! Check out the information below to help with navigating the college application process.

    Getting started with college applications... click HERE for good tips.

    Some college applications ask a question about waiving rights... click HERE to find out if you should select "do waive" or "do not waive"

    Apply to multiple colleges online at one time through The Common Application and CFNC.

    Requesting Transcripts from UCEC

    Requesting Transcripts from SPCC

    • Make sure to request a copy of your SPCC transcript to submit with all college applications. 
    • Transcript requests must be submitted in writing using the SPCC Transcript Request Form, which can be obtained online at  Hard copies of forms are available in the Student Success Office.   
    • If you took any classes through CPCC or another institution you will need to also request those transcripts from the specific institution.

    Requesting Recommendation Letters   

    • View the Recommendation Checklist to help with requesting recommendations letters.
    • Complete a Teacher Recommendation Request Form to submit to teachers who are writing recommendation letters.
    • Allow teachers and community members at least three weeks to complete the recommendation letter.
    • Provide a resume or UCEC Brag Sheet teachers, counselors or community members who are writing recommendation letters.