2017 Commencement

Ammerman, in full regalia, leaves home for the 9:30 doctoral hooding of her nutrition students.

Commencement Events

Gillings Commencement Events

University Commencement Events

Gillings Commencement Events

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Gillings Commencement Ceremony

Carmichael Arena

1:00pm

Gillings Commencement Reception

Armfield Atrium

Immediately following ceremony

Helpful Links for Gillings Commencement:

Gillings Commencement Registration

2017 Gillings Commencement Speaker

Gillings Commencement FAQs

University Commencement Events

University Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
More details to come

University Commencement Ceremony
More details to come

Helpful Links for UNC Commencement:

University Commencement Registration

University Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

Helpful University Graduation Hints

Information for Gillings Graduates

Registration is required for all students and must be completed separately for both the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the University. Students must apply for graduation through their ConnectCarolina account. Use the following website to confirm that all graduation-related items have been completed by the deadlines indicated: http://registrar.unc.edu/academic-services/graduation/.

Graduates should arrive at 12:15 pm. Upon entering the Carmichael Arena’s main entrance, undergraduates will need to proceed directly to the left side of the lobby and graduate students will need to proceed down the corridor to the right to check in and pick up your index card (that is brought to the stage) and line up for the processional.

Driving directions to the School, along with appropriate contact information can be found on the Maps and Directions page. Please note, we do not have on-site parking at the School. Please review parking options before you arrive to campus.

Parking

Driving directions to the School along with appropriate contact information can be found on the Maps and Directions page. Please note that we do not have on-site parking at the School. Please review parking options before you arrive to campus. We are located on 135 Dauer Drive on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. In addition to the options below, there are several parking spaces in downtown Chapel Hill.

Dogwood Parking Deck is located on Manning Drive, across from UNC Health Care. Walking directions can vary.

  • Exit the Dogwood Deck onto Manning Dr. and cross the street.
  • Turn left and walk west on Manning Dr. until you reach Columbia St. (about 0.3 miles).
  • Turn right and follow the inclined sidewalk north on Columbia St. until you reach the crosswalk (about 500 ft.).
  • The front entrance of the School will be on your left, across the street from the Health Sciences Library.

Wallace Parking Deck is located on Rosemary Street in downtown Chapel Hill. Walking directions can vary.

  • Walk west on Rosemary St. until you reach Columbia St. (about 0.1 miles).
  • Turn left and walk south on N. Columbia St. (about 0.6 miles).
  • The front entrance of the School will be on your right, across the street from the Health Sciences Library.

Rams Head Deck is located on Ridge Road, behind Kenan Stadium. Walking directions can vary.

  • Walk north on Ridge Rd., until you reach Stadium Dr.
  • Turn left onto and walk until you reach South Rd. (about 0.2 miles).
  • Turn left onto South Rd. and walk until you reach S. Columbia St. (about 0.1 miles).
  • Turn left (south) and walk on S. Columbia St. (about 0.1 miles).
  • The front entrance of the School will be on your right, across the street from the Health Sciences Library.

The Raleigh Road Lot (aka Highway 54 Parking Lot) is located on Raleigh Road, across from the UNC School of Government. Walking directions can vary.

  • Turn right (west) onto Raleigh Rd., until you reach South Rd. (about 0.1 miles).
  • Walk west on Raleigh Rd. until you reach S.Columbia St. (about 0.6 miles).
  • Turn left (south) and walk on S. Columbia St. (about 0.1 miles).
  • The front entrance of the School will be on your right, across the street from the Health Sciences Library.

Public Transportation Hubs

Accommodations

An interactive map of accommodations is available online.

Chapel Hill – Carrboro

The listed distances are approximate from the School.

Durham
Pittsboro

 

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