Welcome to a new year as a student of UNC Wilmington and a member of UNCOMMON Wilmington’s fun-filled community! If this is your first year with us or you're a returning resident, there’s a long list of things to get done and errands to complete before you can settle in. Your friends at UNCOMMON have curated a list of nearby, off-campus locations you need to know so you can hit the ground running.
A new academic year means a restock of the tools of the trade. If you’re balling on a budget, The Dollar Tree is right down the road and has all the paper, pens, and other must-have school supplies. If you’re in the market for a new laptop, printer, or other electronic devices, our proximity to Sam’s Club and Staples means easy access to in-store deals on electronics you won’t find online.
While your spacious UNCOMMON apartment comes fully furnished, it could still use your unique decorative touch. Luckily for you, your home’s premium location puts you close to various retailers who can help you craft a home that’s unapologetically you. We suggest HomeGoods at University Commons, about two miles south of your front door. They always have crazy good sales. While you’re at Commons, go ahead and give ABS Closeouts and T.J. Maxx a try as well.
Stock the Fridge
What’s the point of having that awesome gourmet-style kitchen if you’re not going to whip up some mouth-watering meals? With Food Lion right across the street, you’re never far from your next home-cooked meal. And if you’re looking to expand your culinary prowess, Asain Life Market specializes in Asain cuisine and is less than a mile away.
For more hints and tips for places to go and things to do on UNCW campus and around Wilmington, be sure to check our other UNCOMMON Wilmington blog posts.