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Explore Carolina

Trying to decide if Carolina is the right fit for you? Take a day to explore Carolina and meet current students, faculty and staff. You’ll have opportunities to learn more about your academic field(s) of interest, financial aid, study abroad, undergraduate research, internships and career services, and student life. Representatives will also be available from key campus resources such as Housing, the LGBTQ Center, Recreational Athletics, Student Health, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, and Academic Support Services, to name a few. You’ll also enjoy lunch with your future classmates at Rams Head Dining Hall.

Monday, February 15
Monday, March 7
Monday, April 11
Friday, April 22

Time*: 8:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. plus optional afternoon activities until 5:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided free of charge.

*Exact start times will vary. When you register, you will receive a confirmation of the start time for your session.

RSVP on MyCarolina

Location and Parking: The welcome session will take place in the George Watts Hill Alumni Center. Please park in the Rams Head Parking Deck (N-15 on our campus map). You have access to a $5 all-day pass — just be sure to let the attendant know you are here for Explore Carolina. Please note that this pass payment is cash only. Otherwise, parking rates will be $1.50/hour. The parking deck is located on Ridge Road just behind the Alumni Center.  Look for “Explore Carolina” signs that will point you to the welcome session. See a campus map.

If you have any questions about the program, please do not hesitate to contact us at unchelp@admissions.unc.edu or at (919) 966-3621. If you need to change your registration or number of guests, please do this through MyCarolina.



Student in pink dress explains reading material to classmate while sitting on fountain ledge on UNC campus