As a Carolina Planning student, you have access to the many resources that are provided to all students at the University of North Carolina. UNC offers a wide range of resources for both undergraduates and graduate students from the Writing Center, to fitness classes, to legal services. Below are descriptions of some of the most useful resources and links to connect you to more information about them.
ARS functions as a source of information, educational outreach, and advice, as well as a communication link among individuals with disabilities, faculty and staff, outside agencies, and the community at large. This is also the office that supports UNC’s efforts to meet the individual needs of applicants and current students with disabilities and medical conditions of all kinds.
The AIC is a university-wide public service center designed to advance the University’s mission of research, education, and service with three primary goals: leadership in American Indian scholarship and research, engagement with and service to native populations, and enrichment of campus diversity and dialogue.
Campus Health Services partners with the University community to provide expert, student-centered, inclusive, and comprehensive health care and wellness promotion to support academic and personal success. We help students thrive by fostering resiliency and mastery of self-care for a life time of health. Their charge is to provide ambulatory primary medical care, mental health services, and wellness programs, along with selected specialty services.
Campus Recreation offers group classes, wellness events, multiple on-campus gyms, swimming pools, and much more. Best of all – it is all included as part of your student fees!
University Career Services offers a wide range of resources and support programs geared specifically toward graduate students. Whether you’re gearing up for a life in academia, the private sector, a government entity, or to be determined, this office will help you sort through options and prepare for whatever is on the horizon. Reach out to them for practice interviews, resume tips, and job search tips.
The Carolina Women’s Center contributes to making the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a more inclusive environment by celebrating achievements towards gender equity and by ensuring there are no gender-based barriers to success. They serve the entire campus community of students, faculty, staff, and postdoctoral fellows.
The Graduate Student Center (GSC) is a central space where graduate and professional students from all disciplines and departments can come together. Shared research ideas, interdisciplinary seminars, professional development activities, and meetings are all encouraged. The center is located at 211A W. Cameron Avenue.
The ISSS exists to serve international students and ease their transition into UNC-Chapel Hill. Whether you need help sorting through visa documents, figuring out taxes, or if you’re a domestic student interested in meeting people from other parts of the world, this office is here to help.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,and Queer (LGBTQ) Center works to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for UNC-Chapel Hill community members of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. They do so by offering educational programs; direct support and advocacy; and social and cultural events for undergraduate and graduate students alike.
The Office of the Dean of Students coordinates many services that make life easier for students. They administer student veteran assistance and the student emergency fund, and offer financial literacy training, as well as many other resources.
The Writing Center can help you throughout any stage of your writing process, face-to-face or online, and for any kind of writing project.
There are over 800 student organizations at Carolina, and many of them are open to or geared towards graduate students. Whether you’re looking for a club sports team, a religious or cultural affinity group, or just about anything else, you can find it here.