Summer experiences at Carolina

Summer is a great time for Tar 乐播传媒 to take lessons learned in the classroom and apply them in professional settings.

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230 years of public service

UNC-Chapel Hill is at the heart of what鈥檚 next, preparing talented students from different perspectives and life experiences to become creators, explorers, entrepreneurs and leaders. Tar 乐播传媒 develop a voice for critical thought and the courage to guide change.

Carolina鈥檚 nationally recognized teaching, groundbreaking research and dedication to public service continue a legacy that began when the University was chartered in 1789 and opened to students four years later.

  • 1stand only public university in the United States to award degrees in the 18th century.
  • No. 4public school in the country in U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best Colleges rankings.
  • 61national championships won by the Tar 乐播传媒

Meet a Tar Heel

Explore Carolina

See what Tar 乐播传媒 are up to on campus and beyond.
  • A graphic illustrating computer science and data science research

    The forefront of AI research

    Learn how Carolina researchers across campus are finding creative ways to use artificial intelligence for the greater good.

  • Two students taking a selfie in front of a bell tower lit Carolina Blue at night.

    Tar Heel traditions

    Watch the Bell Tower lighting the night before the first day of class. Relax in the sun on Polk Place. Cheer on the Tar 乐播传媒 in Kenan Stadium. Carolina is filled with traditions 鈥 some that date back for decades and others that are new 鈥 that students cherish today.

  • A ram mascot named Rameses taking a selfie with a student on a brick pathway on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill.

    It's a great day to be a Tar Heel

    Every day, Tar 乐播传媒 are creating a positive impact on the world by improving communities and inspiring change through their extraordinary talents.

The Well

News from Carolina

Must-see UNC

Check out photos and videos capturing the Tar Heel experience
  1. Beyond Dieting: Meeting your Personal Health Goals with LifeStyle Medical Centers

    Wed, July 1712:00 pm

  2. Exterior day photo of main campus quad with NC flag in foreground.

    New Student Convocation

    Dean E. Smith Center

    Sun, August 1805:00 pm

  3. First day of classes

    Mon, August 19

  4. Rameses wearing black t-shirt with

    Open House

    PlayMakers Repertory Company

    Sat, August 2412:00 pm