Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling
helps Carolina students develop the skills and strategies necessary to succeed academically at Carolina. Its broad range of programs helps prepare students to become the next generation of leaders. The center’s programs include:
Student Academic Counseling
offers academic and personal support to all students, including individual academic counseling appointments and guidance for student-led initiatives and projects. Additionally, the unit provides programs and activities that promote academic excellence, increase retention and improve the campus climate for diversity among American Indian and African American undergraduate students.
SAC’s program offers three areas of support: Peer mentors help first-year minority students adjust to Carolina academically and developmentally through relationship building, support and guidance through the ; pairs current C-STEP students with incoming low- and middle-income college transfer students; and pairs incoming Covenant students with current Covenant scholars to ensure holistic success on campus.
The Learning Center helps students optimize learning strategies to achieve their academic potential at Carolina through its various programs, including peer tutoring for many introductory courses, one-on-one academic coaching, and the.
The Writing Center
The provides free services for students seeking help with their writing skills, including online and face-to-face coaching appointments with graduate and undergraduate students specially trained in writing instruction. The center also features a wealth ofand additional services for non-native English speaking students and scholars.
Men of Color Engagement is a community designed to help males of color develop academically, socially, and professionally at Carolina and to improve their graduation and retention rates.
Summer Bridge is a seven-week residential academic support program for a select group of entering first-year students, designed to ease participants’ personal and academic transition from high school to Carolina.
Pre-Graduate School Advising, located in Hanes Hall, provides undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences with guidance on researching and applying to graduate programs. Advisors can help clarify the differences between a doctorate and a master’s degree and the opportunities a terminal degree may offer.
Pre-health AdvisingAlthough Carolina has no formal pre-health curriculum or major, students interested in a career in health sciences are strongly encouraged to visit the soon after their first semester for information on course requirements and other preparations for the field. The office gives advice about many health professions, including allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, and veterinary medicine. Advising information, advising hours, and information about joining the pre-health information listserv may be found on the office’s website.
Carolina’s library system is one of the premier libraries in the South. It includes the House Undergraduate Library, Davis Library, the Wilson Special Collections Library, the Health Sciences Library and multiple libraries with subject specialties – all open to the public. The provides access to scholarly research materials including e-journals, e-books, citation guides and online research assistance through e-mail, chat, and text messaging services.
Research Institutes and Centers
The intellectual life of the University and the research activities of undergraduates, graduate students and faculty receive valuable support from many institutes and centers. These institutes do not operate as instructional agencies within the University; rather, they serve to obtain financial and organizational assistance for their scholar-members. Most research centers and institutes can be found on the .
The University has published scholarly journals since 1884, when theJournal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Societyfirst appeared. The following list contains some of the publications currently produced by the University’s graduate and professional programs.
.Journal for commentary, analysis and research on American foreign policy and its practice.
.Journal promotes the study of Italian literature in its cultural context, fosters scholarly excellence and presents topics of interest to a large number of Italianists.
.Series of UNC–Chapel Hill graduate student working papers designed to promote scholarship in the fields of health and development and to raise awareness of such issues among international studies specialists.
.Published by the School of Law to stimulate research and publication by faculty and students.
.Publication has long supported and disseminated scholarship in the romance literatures.
The University of North Carolina Press
The is the primary scholarly publishing arm of the University. It advances the research, teaching, and public service missions of a great public university by publishing excellent work from leading scholars, writers and intellectuals and by presenting that work to both academic audiences and general readers.