Carolina outside the classroom

Something for everyone

The Tar Heel experience goes beyond lecture halls and schoolwork. We believe exploring your passions is a key component of a complete education. In Chapel Hill, you don't have to go far to find a student group that's right for you. Whether you're interested in the arts, politics, sports, technology, the outdoors or anything in between, there's a great opportunity awaiting you.

Learn more student organizations and clubs at Carolina and how you can get involved in campus life.

  • 865active student organizations
  • 75%of students in at least one student organization
  • 92service groups

The arts at Carolina

It’s easy for students to get in touch with their creative side on campus. From singing and dance to magic, animation, poetry or anything else, there’s a student group for you.

Students improv dancing in the Ackland Art Museum on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill

Get active

If you’re looking to move your body, Carolina has many student clubs involving sports and fitness. Club sports like baseball and volleyball give Tar Heels a chance to stay competitive and remain part of a team. At Carolina, students are doing everything from jumping rope and sailing to hitting the slopes.

Club volleyball players celebrating during practice.

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