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. The UNC Visitors Center can’t wait to share all that is special about Carolina. Whether you're a student, staff member or visitor, we can recommend a guided tour, self-directed stroll or many other ways to help you to discover Carolina.

Looking for the UNC Visitors Center? Visit us in Hill Hall, Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Welcome to Carolina!

The Visitors Center welcomes you to our dynamic campus. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. If you would like to get to know Carolina better, we invite you to walk our storied brick paths and between our stone walls.

If you are interested in prospective undergraduate tours, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

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

The UNC Visitors Center is moving!

The Visitors Center will officially open its new home at 134 East Franklin Street on March 6, with a soft open on Feb. 26. Until then, our information desk in the Rotunda at Hill Hall, 145 East Cameron Avenue,will be staffed 30 minutes before our daily tours at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hill Hall is located across the quad from our former Morehead Planetarium location.

You can always give us a call at 919-962-1630, or send us an email at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu.

Campus Events

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    Wilson Library200 South RdChapel Hill27599 | Free

    An exhibition of photographs in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of Wilson Library provides a look at African-American life and culture in a small Mississippi town during the 1970s.

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    Hanes Art Center115 S. Columbia St.Chapel HillNC27514 |

    Raleigh native André Leon Gray is a self-trained artist who works in a variety of media to examine the impact of history on present day power structures and social hierarchies. He transforms mundane objects and materials into powerful social commentaries to encourage conversations among his diverse audience.

  • FedEx Global Education Center301 Pittsboro StreetChapel HillNC27516 | Free

    View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. The exhibition will open January 8 and run through July 10, 2020 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC-Chapel Hill’s 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition.