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Maps, Directions and Accommodations

Our information sessions are held in a variety of on-campus locations. Please check your confirmation email prior to arrival to confirm your event location.

Self-Guided Tour | Printable Campus Map | 3-D Interactive Campus Map | Visitor Disability Parking Map

Where to Park

We encourage you to pay for 3 hours to cover the duration of your the program.

Jackson Hall (Office of Undergraduate Admissions)

If your session is in Jackson Hall, please note the following parking options:

Visitor Parking Spaces174 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

  • There are 12 visitor parking spaces, directly in front of Jackson Hall.  These spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. If you are able to park in one of our visitor parking spaces, please retrieve a Visitor Parking Permit from the front desk in Jackson Hall.
  • Along Country Club Road, there are also metered spaces. We are unable to provide parking permits for metered spaces. If you park in a metered space, please pay at a pay station using quarters or a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). The pay station does not accept bills. The parking rate at metered spaces is $1.75 per hour.

Visitor (Highway 54) Parking Lot580 Raleigh Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

  • An 8-minute walk from our office, this large lot offers parking to guests for $1.75 per hour. Cash and credit are accepted (Visa or MasterCard).

Rams Head Parking Deck 330 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

  • A 15-minute walk from our office, this garage offers parking for $1.75 per hour. Cash and credit are accepted (Visa or MasterCard).


George Watts Hill Alumni Center

If your session is at the Alumni Center, 106 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, we strongly suggest parking in Rams Head Parking Deck.

Rams Head Parking Deck – 330 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

  • A 2-minute walk from the Alumni Center, this garage offers parking for $1.75 per hour. Cash and credit are accepted (Visa or MasterCard).


School Bus Parking Instructions

Buses that are accompanying groups of 10- 50 students visiting UNC may park in one of two locations, both indicated by a red circle on the following map: Directions and Parking (Updated 8.16.16).

One bus space is available at the corner of Boundary Street and Battle Lane on a first-come, first-served basis. This space converts into permit parking after 12 pm. Bus parking is also available in the travel lane directly in front of the Smith Center (on Skipper Bowles drive). Neither option requires a permit. Please drop your group off at Jackson Hall before parking your bus at the Dean Smith Center. Please also be sure to arrange a meeting time and place for the bus to pick up your group following your visit.


Visiting campus and looking for a place to stay for the night? There are a number of options available, with hotels in Chapel Hill and Carrboro all close to campus. For options in the Chapel Hill area, we recommend checking out the Visitors Center website. The only hotel available on campus is the Carolina Inn. Book now and receive a 15% discount. No matter where you stay, rest assured, you’ll enjoy a pleasant stay and good ol’ Southern hospitality.


White cupcakes with chocolate frosting from the Carolina cafeteria
Head-on view of Graham Memorial building on UNC campus