Looking back at 2023-24

Check out some of the biggest stories that shaped this year at Carolina.

Read about the past school year


230 years of public service

UNC-Chapel Hill is at the heart of what’s next, preparing talented students from different perspectives and life experiences to become creators, explorers, entrepreneurs and leaders. Tar Heels develop a voice for critical thought and the courage to guide change.

Carolina’s nationally recognized teaching, groundbreaking research and dedication to public service continue a legacy that began when the University was chartered in 1789 and opened to students four years later.

  • 1stand only public university in the United States to award degrees in the 18th century.
  • No. 4public school in the country in U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best Colleges rankings.
  • 61national championships won by the Tar Heels

Meet a Tar Heel

Explore Carolina

See what Tar Heels are up to on campus and beyond.
  • Students celebrating at Commencement as fireworks go off.

    Congratulations, Class of 2024!

    A new class of Tar Heels joined the proud ranks of Tar Heel alumni as thousands of friends and family members applauded their achievements

  • A student posing for a graduation photo at the Old Well in a suit with his graduation cap.

    Meet the Class of 2024

    Many Tar Heels in the Class of 2024 began their college careers during the pandemic. After years of hard work, late nights and determination, they're joining the ranks of more than 357 Carolina alumni.

  • Two students, one holding a trash bag and the other placing a plastic lid inside of it.

    Sustainability and the environment

    Carolina connects education, research, community engagement and operations to create a better future for the world.

The Well

News from Carolina

  1. Artwork of two individuals meeting in doorway.

    TIAA Consultant Onsite

    Office of Human Resources

    Thu, May 3008:30 am

    TIAA Consultant Onsite
  2. Student on laptop on Polk Place with Wilson Library in the background

    Master of Applied Data Science Program Overview Webinar

    Tue, June 407:00 pm

    Master of Applied Data Science Program Overview Webinar
  3. Drawing in the Galleries

    Ackland Art Museum

    Sat, June 810:00 am

    Drawing in the Galleries
  4. Alan Weakley stands in a forest

    Webinar: Documenting the Hidden Treasures of Longleaf Pine Forests

    Wed, June 1203:30 pm

    Webinar: Documenting the Hidden Treasures of Longleaf Pine Forests