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University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Educational Resources

Libraries

Undergraduate library, School of Government library, Art, botany, chemistry, geology, health sciences, information/library science, law, math/physics, music, planning, and zoology libaries, Southern historical and North Carolina collections, American South digital collection, rare book collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 5,710,686 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 53,444 current serial subscriptions.
  • 4,987,306 microforms.
  • 316,829 Audio/Visual items.
  • 1,325 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art museum, National Public Radio station, outdoor drama, Latin American studies, and marine science institutes, anthropology research lab, garden classrooms, arboretum, botanical garden, planetarium

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 840 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 2,475 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 700 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 260 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 7,000 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 18,030 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 42% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 62 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 74% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Dance Marathon, International Festival, University Day, Midnight Madness, Fall Fest, Derby Days, Jazz Festival
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 625 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Golden Key, Phi Betta Kappa, Psi Chi (Psychology National Honor Society), Frank Porter Graham Graduate and Professional Honor Society, Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Muslim Students Association, North Carolina Hillel, Young Life, Newman Catholic Student Center, and many other religious organizations
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Movement, Carolina Hispanic Association, Hellenic Student Association, Korean-American Student Association, Association of International Students, Asian Student Association, Arab Club, International Health Forum, Italian Club, German Club, Thai Student Association, United Nations Organization, Amnesty International
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Clef Hangers, Loreleis, Symphony Orchestra, Women's and Men's Glee Clubs, Advocates for Sexual Assault Prevention, Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Mujeres Aprendiendo Nuevas Oportunidades, Safe Ride Program, Carolina Campus Focus
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Daily Tar Heel (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Raleigh-Durham Airport (20), Greensboro (60)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Durham (8)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Chapel Hill (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 14% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 33 fraternities
  • 19 fraternity houses
  • 11% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 19 sororities
  • 9 sorority houses
  • 12% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other

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