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General Information
103 South Bldg Cb 9100
Chapel Hill , North Carolina 27599

Disability Resource Office

Accessibility Resources and Service
Student and Academic Services Building North, Suite 2126
450 Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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About University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, located in the quaint town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is a renowned public institution that prides itself on its rich history, academic excellence, and vibrant campus life. As one of the oldest public universities in the United States, UNC-Chapel Hill has solidified itself as a prestigious academic institution with a long-standing tradition of providing a world-class education.

Founded in 1789, UNC-Chapel Hill has evolved over the centuries to become a leading research university, consistently ranked among the top public universities in the nation. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs across 70 different departments, allowing students to explore diverse fields of study and find their passion. Whether pursuing a degree in the arts, sciences, business, or humanities, students at UNC-Chapel Hill are provided with a strong foundation upon which to build their future careers.

One of the distinct aspects of UNC-Chapel Hill is its strong emphasis on interdisciplinary education. The university aims to foster an environment that encourages collaboration and the exchange of ideas among different fields of study. This interdisciplinary approach is reflected in various programs and initiatives, such as the Carolina Covenant, which provides low-income students with access to higher education, and the Creating Scientists program, which bridges the gap between physical and social science disciplines.

Beyond its academic reputation, UNC-Chapel Hill boasts a lively campus life that is deeply rooted in the university’s Carolina blue spirit. From cheering on the Tar Heels at basketball games to participating in student organizations and clubs, there are endless opportunities for students to engage with their peers and make lifelong connections. The university also hosts numerous events, including concerts, guest lectures, and cultural celebrations, further enriching the vibrant campus atmosphere.

Not only does UNC-Chapel Hill provide an exceptional academic experience, but it is also situated in a remarkable location. The town of Chapel Hill, known for its charming Southern hospitality and tree-lined streets, offers a welcoming environment for students to thrive in. The university’s campus seamlessly blends with the vibrant community, creating a unique blend of academic and social experiences. With its picturesque scenery and a delightful blend of local eateries, shops, and music venues, Chapel Hill truly embraces the essence of college town living.

Moreover, Chapel Hill is part of the renowned Research Triangle, a hub for cutting-edge research and technological innovation. This region brings together UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University, and North Carolina State University, forming a dynamic academic community that fosters collaboration and presents unparalleled opportunities for research and industry partnerships. Students at UNC-Chapel Hill benefit from this rich ecosystem, with countless internship and career prospects available in an array of fields.

In conclusion, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill stands as a pillar of excellence in higher education. With a dedication to academic rigor, interdisciplinary studies, and a vibrant campus life, UNC-Chapel Hill offers students an unparalleled educational experience. Nestled in the charming town of Chapel Hill and surrounded by the intellectual energy of the Research Triangle, this university provides a nurturing environment for personal and academic growth.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations