CLICK HERE TO APPLY Beginning May 15, 2023

(You must be logged into your Charlotte email to access the application)  

Before you apply for the safe program, be prepared to provide the following the information:
  • Your UNC Charlotte credentials (email login)
  • Your UNC Student Id Number (800-number)
  • Answers to 3 Reflection Questions: 
    • Introduce yourself, who are you?
    • As you look forward to your first year, what are you excited about and what are you anxious about?
    • What are you looking for in a mentor/mentee relationship? 
2023 SAFE Voyage:
  • Voyage will start the week before classes begin, August 13th - August 18th. (Move In typically starts around Noon on Sunday)
  • Applications will be reviewed on a reoccurring basis throughout the summer. (Starting in June)
  • The earlier you apply the best chance you have in being accepted. (SAFE reached compacity last year) 
  • If selected you will be emailed a registration link for Voyage to your Charlotte email account.
  • SAFE Voyage Move-in, SAFE students living on campus will move into their assignment for the Acadmeic Year (More information from Housing and Residence Life with move-in instructions to come).
  • Students who are not living on campus must make their own arrangements with their off campus housing provider.
  • SAFE Voyage costs $150. The fee includes: (all meals for the week and SAFE swag).


Things to Know About SAFE & SAFE VOYAGE:
  • You are required to come to all activities so it is imperative that you be willing to be open to meeting new friends. 
  • We encourage you to participate in group activities, daily. 
  • Time management is important so please try to be on time for program activities.
  • Communicate your needs to your SAFE Mentor or the program staff. 
  • You must adhere to the UNC Charlotte Code of Student Responsibility
  • This is a year long program that does not end at SAFE Voyage 
  • We will host programs, workshops, community service opportunities, holiday functions and year-long raffle activities for participants
  • You may utilize office services; such as computers, free printing, professional staff support, etc. 


For those who aren't able to attend safe voyage:

We will still try to provide you with a mentor for the 2023-2024 academic year based upon program capacity. Applications for the Academic Year Program will open in July.

  • If you'd simply like a mentor for the year without attending SAFE Voyage, there is no charge for signing up for a mentor. 
  • You will apply for the SAFE Mentor Program starting in July.
  • You will move on to campus during your regularly assigned date and time issued by university housing (you will not be granted early access to your housing assignment). 
  • You will be paired with a mentor at our new mentee welcome reception held during the first week of classes. 
  • Your mentor will remain with you throughout your first year.
  • You may participate in fun programs, academic workshops that are free of charge.



Questions? Contact us at 704.687.0363 or email us at