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Guide lists resources for Thanksgiving break

Student Affairs compiled information about meals, activities and health services for students staying on campus.

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UNC-Chapel Hill students who are staying on campus over the Thanksgiving holiday have access to many helpful resources. Check out this guide for information about meals, activities and health services.

Where to eat

Carolina Cupboard is an on-campus food pantry that provides food at no cost to students who are facing food insecurity. Visit their website to schedule a time for food pick-up at their location in Avery Residence Hall. Donations to the Pantry Bowl support the Carolina Cupboard.

Both dining halls will be closed Nov. 22-25. Chase Dining Hall reopens at 9 a.m. Nov. 26. Check online for official hours of operation.

The Beach Café in the Brinkhous-Bullitt building will be open Nov. 22 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The food court inside has locations accepting Flex and some PLUS swipes.

Students can add Flex to their accounts in $50 increments for delivery orders to anywhere on campus from Takeout Central.

Carolina Dining Service is partnering with the following local restaurants to offer a 10% discount during the break for students who show their UNC-Chapel Hill One Card. See restaurant for any exclusions and official hours.

Nov. 21-22:

•Italian Pizzeria III, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

•CholaNad, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 5-10 p.m.

•Alpaca, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

•Bandidos, 5-9 p.m.

Nov. 23:

•CholaNad, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 5-10 p.m.

•Italian Pizzeria III, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Nov. 24-25:

•CholaNad, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

•Italian Pizzeria III, 11 a.m.- 9:30 p.m.

•Bandidos, 5-9 p.m.

Alpaca, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Nov. 26:

Italian Pizzeria III, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

CholaNad, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

Alpaca, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Out and about

•Check out the Town of Chapel Hill’s modified bus schedule.

•Carolina and the surrounding area offer many opportunities for nature walks and hikes. Our Healthy Heels blog outlines ways students can explore nature around UNC-Chapel Hill.

•Chapel Hill has a system of approximately 17.6 miles of urban greenways and trails.

Mental health, health care and well-being

The Heels Care Network is a resource for our community to support each other and to access the many mental health and well-being resources at UNC-Chapel Hill. Students can call CAPS at 919-966-3658 for 24/7 mental health support.

When Campus Health is closed, students may access a local urgent care facility, including UNC Urgent Care located at 6013 Farrington Road. Students may call Campus Health at 919-966-2281 to discuss non-emergency health concerns with a Health Link Nurse.

Give thanks

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to take a moment to reflect on the things we are grateful for. This Healthy Heels blog post offers insight into the positive relationship between gratitude and well-being.