OSA Resources and Programs

Academic Enrichment Program (AEP)

The AEP strives to provide quality academic support in a group setting for students experiencing academic difficulty in entry level BIOS and EPID courses.

Addressing Student Concerns

Procedures are in place to assist you in addressing complaints, academic concerns, non-academic concerns and formal grievances.

Career Services

Career services are available to specifically assist Public Health students and alumni in areas of internships, career search, resumes, and publicizing career events.

Contact Amy Blackburn at amy_blackburn@unc.edu for more information.

Funding sources for Student Organizations

Graduate and Professional Student Federation (GPSF)
UNC Student Congress

Gillings Ambassadors (Recruitment Program)

Gillings Ambassadors can be staff, students, faculty or alumni of the School. Ambassadors will be the face of the School and University and are therefore tasked with engaging prospective students while promoting our various programs and resources.

Contact Trinnette Cooper at coopert@email.unc.edu for more infomation.

Outreach and Recruitment

OSA engages in numerous activities and services aimed at attracting qualified students with diverse backgrounds. Our pipeline programs are for high school and undergraduate students interested in public health. Visit Diversity and Recruitment for more information.

Poster Printer and Copies

Print posters for your organization, presentation, or event for FREE! Sign up for a time slot in OSA.

Student organizations may use the Office of Student Affairs copier (263 Rosenau) free of charge to generate publicity and other event materials. Please adhere to the following copying guidelines:

• 200 black and white/front to back copies per event
• Hours to copy 8:30 to 9:30 am and 3:30 to 4:30 pm
• Services may not be available if staff is unable to assist students
• No brochures or manuals
• Photocopies only

Professional Development

Bring your lunch and join your peers for sessions designed to strengthen your communication skills across topics and work environments, further develop your cultural competency, and help prepare you for the job market.

Publicizing Events

OSA publicizes a weekly e-mail that is sent to all students. Submit a request online and/or feature your event on four of the Office of Student Affairs bulletin boards.

School-wide Awards and Scholarships

Each year, outstanding SPH students receive scholarships and honors recognizing their excellence in teaching, research and service or supporting their professional development. These awards are managed by OSA.

Student Organizations

Our school has over 20 highly active student organizations in which you can become involved. Take a look at the bulletin boards and online to learn more about each organization.

Assistant Dean of Students Charletta Sims Evans provides regular mentorship to some student organizations and is available on an ad hoc basis to advise other groups, as needed. She is official faculty advisor to SPH Student Government and the Minority Student Caucus.