If you're in Chapel Hill, explore some of our outdoor spaces with a self-guided tour.
What do you do if you’re Carolina’s first botany professor, Dr. William Coker? Create a campus oasis with hundreds of native North Carolina trees, shrubs, and vines.Smell the Flowers
Franklin Street is home to everything you’ll need as a student: coffee shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and music venues.Rush to Franklin
The Old Well
Carolina’s most famous landmark was the original water source for the University. Tradition says a drink from the Old Well on the first day of class brings good luck and a perfect GPA. (We also recommend studying.)Take a Sip
Welcome to Carolina’s main academic quad, named after alumnus and U.S. President James K. Polk. These buildings house departments and schools from Chemistry to Journalism. Carolina students can choose from more than 70 majors.Stroll in the Quad
This is Carolina’s ‘living room’ where students come together for study groups, free movie nights, art installations, and holiday gingerbread house building.Make Yourself at Home
In this brick courtyard, campus thrives – you might see students campaigning for Student Body President, dance performances, or a charity lunch to help combat poverty. They say that in a single day, every student at Carolina will pass through the Pit.Sprint to the Pit