Making Carolina home

Nearly 3,400 first-year students are moving onto campus this weekend.

Thousands of Carolina students are moving onto campus this weekend to kick off the new school year.

Over the past few days, 3,392 first-year students and their families have hauled in crates, suitcases and mini refrigerators as they set up their dorms to help make UNC-Chapel Hill feel like home.

In total, Carolina expects more than 8,190 on-campus residents to move in by the first day of the semester.