Year One Launch

Before you begin classes, join us for Year One Launch to help prepare you for success at UNC Charlotte by connecting you to other new students and the UNC Charlotte community.

For more information on Year One Launch and explore other programs, visit Year One.


Venture Outdoor Leadership has designed four in-person events for first-year students. You can register for as many events as you wish. Be sure to complete the registration process completely for each event to reserve your spot. Events are listed below.

What to Expect

Our facilitators will help you create a meaningful experience no matter your level of experience.

Participants are expected to: 

  • Bring a positive mental attitude and be ready to engage in fun, challenging experiences

  • Follow current best practices to mitigate contracting COVID-19, including wearing face coverings and maintaining at least 6 feet of physical distance

  • Provide their own transportation to and from the event site

  • Contact the event lead if they are no longer able to attend

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • If you need to cancel your registration, you must follow the Venture Outdoor Leadership refund policy.

  • Venture Outdoor Leadership may cancel an event due to weather, low enrollment, and/ or other factors.

*Please note that clicking "View More Events" will redirect you to the Campus Events website.