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The University is currently operating under Reduced Campus Services and Operations due to COVID-19

Graduate Student Tours

Get a glimpse of what your next chapter could look like during this 90-minute tour for both enrolled and prospective graduate students. A current Carolina graduate student will introduce you to our campus and community, and review helpful information on housing, dining, recreation and life at Carolina as a graduate student. Although this tour does not visit specific academic programs, you may contact graduate and professional schools directly with questions you have or requests to meet with professors or advisors. Check the department’s website for the appropriate program contact.

Thank you for your interest in visiting the Carolina campus. The UNC Visitors Center is currently closed, but visitors are permitted on campus. We hope that you will find our Visitors Guide helpful as you explore Carolina.

Students, faculty, staff and visitors are asked to adhere to our community standards and county requirements to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Campus guidelines include staying at least 6 feet away from other people whenever possible in all indoor and outdoor settings. Additionally, individuals should avoid gathering in large groups and avoid crowded areas. When indoors, all individuals must wear a face covering or face mask and maintain 6 feet of physical distance or observe facility specific requirements. When outdoors, individuals must wear a face covering or face mask when appropriate physical distancing is not possible.

Frequently asked questions

How do I learn more about The Graduate School?

Visit The Graduate School online or call 919-966-2612. The Graduate School’s Twitter account (@UNC_GradSchool), Facebook account (@UNCGraduateSchool) and Instagram account (@unc_gradschool) highlight information from and for Carolina’s graduate education community. The Graduate School’s administrative building is located at 200 Bynum Hall, 222 E. Cameron Avenue; appointments are encouraged before visiting.

Visit The Graduate School for information like resources and support for graduate and professioanl students, funding opportunities, where to live and more.

What is the Graduate Student Center?

The Graduate Student Center (GSC) is a space for graduate and professional students from all disciplines and departments together. The GSC, part of The Graduate School, hosts interdisciplinary seminars, professional development activities and more. The GSC is located at 211A W. Cameron Avenue.

How can I get involved on campus?

Carolina has more than 800 student organizations to explore. Visit Heel Life and filter by the Graduate/Professional category to find a selection of professional and recreational groups.

The Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF) is the governing and advocating body for graduate and professional students at Carolina. The GPSF connects graduate and professional students by providing funds for travel grants and departmental events; hosting campus-wide academic, social and volunteer events; and building community across programs and departments.

The Carolina Union Activities Board (CUAB) enhances life at Carolina through programming and events for the entire University community. CUAB is committed to expanding activities that address graduate needs and interests, and to recruiting graduate students who are interested in contributing their thoughts and ideas to make programming and events relevant and inclusive for graduate students.

How do I contact a certain school or department?

  • Eshelman School of Pharmacy
  • Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • School of Education
    • Contact the graduate admissions department at 919-966-1346.
  • School of Government
    • Contact the school office at 919-966-5381.
  • School of Information and Library Science
    • Contact the school office at 919-962-8366.
  • School of Law
  • Hussman School of Journalism and Media
  • School of Medicine
    • Contact the School of Medicine in the Admissions Office for information about visits and tours uncsomrecruitment@gmail.com. Contact the Admissions Office at 919-962-8331 with other questions.
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
    • Visit ssw.unc.edu/admissions for information sessions and student panels. For other questions, contact the graduate admissions department at 919-843-6284.