Visit Carolina

Experience an innovative institution of higher learning, a global research university committed to accessibility and impact, a place with a legacy as old as the United States – and a boundless future. Carolina employees can’t wait to introduce you to it all. Whether you're a student, staff member or visitor, we can recommend a guided tour, self-directed stroll or many other ways that allow you to discover Carolina.

A man and woman walk up the stairs outside the west side of Morehead Planetarium, site of the UNC Visitors' Center.

Welcome to Carolina!

The UNC Visitors Center is pleased to welcome you to our dynamic campus. Whether you’re interested in prospective undergraduate tours – provided by our Office of Undergraduate Admissions – or you’d just like to get to know us better, we invite you to walk our storied brick paths and between our stone walls.

Look at the tour opportunities below to find one that fits your path and for additional resources. Call or stop by the UNC Visitors Center for a brochure, recommendations and insight.

Contact the Visitors Center

250 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, N.C.
(919) 962-1630
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday

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  • FedEx Global Education Center301 Pittsboro StreetChapel HillNC27516 |

    View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC’s annual Carolina Global Photography Competition.

  • The Sonja Haynes Stone Center150 South RoadChapel HillNC27599 |

    Los Angeles-based artist Toni Scott brings her creative talents to the Stone Center through a special installation project.

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    Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront, but his new ideas about the nature of salvation may just turn his congregation of thousands back into a congregation of one.