The Good Neighbor Initiative — a partnership between the University, the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, and several community organizations — is working to strengthen the connections between Carolina students and long-time residents to help Tar Heels thrive in off-campus housing.
- 18.7miles of on-street bicycle facilities
- 95+restaurants and bars
- 384acres of parks
- 17miles of greenway
- 2ndlargest transit system in North Carolina
Like most cities, Chapel Hill looks and feels different right now because of the effects of COVID-19. Despite that, businesses in downtown and across Chapel Hill are open. Now is our chance as a campus community to support our local businesses and give back to the town that has brought so much to Carolina.
Meet some of the Tar Heel alumni who run beloved local businesses in Chapel Hill.