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Set up your UNC Email

Here are instructions on how to set up your UNC email account, which is where you’ll receive information about financial aid, orientation, and other key updates. If you use a smartphone to check your email, we recommend you connect your UNC email to your phone’s inbox.

STEP 1: Log into selfservice.unc.edu using your ONYEN and Password. Don’t have your ONYEN yet? Click here for setup instructions.

STEP 2: Click on “Email Sign-Up” on the left hand menu to set up your UNC email account, create an easy-to-remember alias, and change your password.

STEP 3: Check your email by visiting heelmail.unc.edu.


Cow Parade
A shot of the fall foliage from a Carolina residence hall