A Day In Your Life at CEV Wilmington

This isn’t about student housing. CEV Wilmington is about student living.

If the sunshine and palm trees don’t do enough convincing, we’re sure after you spend just a little bit of time here; you will never want to leave! Whether you’re trying surf the waves of Wrightsville Beach, catch the sunrise on the pier, or grab a fresh cup of coffee at the famous Bitty and Beau’s, living life in Wilmington, NC gives you the serenity of a seaside town in the midst of your college experience.

Wake up and walk

If there is one thing you won’t want to miss, it’s the sunrise on the pier at Wrightsville Beach! Grab a fresh cup of coffee and make your way ten minutes down the way from CEV Wilmington to Wrightsville Beach. Looking for more shade than sun? Make your way through the lush landscaping of campus and enjoy the fresh Seahawk air that awaits you!

Whether you’re trying surf the waves of Wrightsville Beach or grab a fresh cup of coffee at the famous Bitty and Beau’s, living life in Wilmington gives you the serenity of a seaside town in the midst of your college experience.

Get out and explore

Wilmington, North Carolina is home to so many funky and famous local favorites. One thing we can guarantee is that you’ll never be without something to do! Whether you’re looking to grab a donut at Wake N Bake, a cup of coffee at Bitty and Beau’s, or take a walk on the Riverwalk downtown – between the sunshine and sea breeze, we’re sure it won’t take you long to find your home away from home!

Get to school and anywhere any way you want

Just because you’re living off-campus, doesn’t mean campus is far away. CEV Wilmington is just 250 steps from the UNCW Campus and allows you all of the luxuries of on campus living in a place of your own! Looking to get out of town? Grab a flight out of Wilmington’s airport! Just a 10-minute car ride and a quick flight out will and you’ll be where you need to be, when you need to be there!

Enjoy our Business Center with everything you need to complete a report, write an essay, do research, or print a document to turn into class.

Stay home and study

Can’t make it to campus but need to keep up with classes and classmates? Invite them over to our conference room and stay caught up! We have designed a space that is comfortable, convenient, quiet, and quick! With blazing fast internet and brand-new computers, we want to make sure your school work is done and it is done within the convenience of your own community!

Fitness when it fits for you

You need something that fits your schedule and let’s be honest, your class schedule can get a little crazy! That’s why we’ve given you access to our fitness center! No more rushing home from class to make your group fitness class on time!

Dinner and downtime

With a day of classes behind you, it’s time to relax and refuel. Your kitchen is equipped with everything you need to prepare a dinner with friends or a cozy meal for yourself. However, if eating out sounds better, walk just a few blocks down to a local favorite, Island’s Fresh Mex Grill! Looking to grab drinks with a few friends instead? Make your way over to two of the most popular spots, Might As Well Bar and Grill and Carolina Ale House!

CEV Wilmington is just a few blocks away from local favorites

Beach please

College life in Wilmington means that there is always a beach nearby! Grab your sunscreen and surfboard then make your way over to play in the waves for the day! Looking to get out of town for the day? Grab your tourist hat and check out the Carolina Beach shore just 30 minutes down the road! There, you can grab one of Britt’s famous donuts while taking in the nightlife seaside scene! Just 10 minutes down the road you can experience all the luxuries of seaside living right near your home away from home!

Shop 'til you drop

Wilmington, North Carolina is home to many unique boutiques, retailers, and eateries. Make your way near the Riverwalk and see all that Wilmington has to offer! Whether you’re looking for an outfit or a swimsuit, the shops in Wilmington will have something for you!

Explore life in Wilmington

Shop on the river walk, explore Wrightsville beach, catch a Seahawk baseball game, bask in the sun under the palm tree of your choice, or grab check out the Azalea Festival in the Spring of every year! Whether you stay near campus or venture off, Wilmington has something for everyone to do!