Picture a beautiful, residential, and unusually friendly campus where you may easily connect with your classmates, and roommates, and your professors. Now imagine a community that empowers you to live fully in the moment even as you prepare for the future; to look within and discover yourself even as you look out into the world and discover ways to make it a better place. This is Carolina.
A diverse and dynamic community.
To be a Carolina student is to create lasting friendships and memories with some of the most diverse students in the world. It is to live and learn on a campus that offers cutting-edge facilities, resources, and technologies, while being inspired by the living history that surrounds you at America’s first public university. It is to choose from more than 600 student clubs and organizations. To embrace your passion for music, the performing arts, journalism, creative writing, student government, politics, or international cultures. To experience Greek life through more than 50 fraternities and sororities. To celebrate the achievements of some of the nation’s best known student athletes, the Tar Heels. To discover the idyllic, old-world charm of Chapel Hill, America’s favorite college town. Above all, it is to discover unlimited ways to grow, lead, and become the kind of person you've always wanted to be.
Learn more about our community by hearing the story of four students' journeys at Carolina: