Visit Us

The annual Undergraduate Program Open House invites undergraduates and their visiting families to learn about the Gillings School.

Interested in finding out more about the Gillings School and our programs? Let us welcome you to Chapel Hill for a visit! We offer a one-day open house in the fall for prospective students and a one-day informational program in the spring for admitted students. We also participate in several SOPHAS (Schools of Public Health Application System) virtual fairs in the summer and fall.

 Interested in a degree or program? Complete our inquiry form to receive more information!

 

Attend an Event

Date

Event

Location

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Virtual

Friday, March 24, 2017

UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Walk-In Appointments

Public Health Drop-In/Walk-In Academic, Career, and Admissions Advising

Fridays, 2:30-4:00pm  

Gillings Walk-In appointments are done on a first come/first serve basis. A maximum of 15 minutes can be alloted for each session. Walk-In appointments are scheduled by checking in at our front desk, Rosenau 263. The walk-in list will open approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of walk-ins and close if the schedule is full or 15 minutes prior to the end of walk-ins; therefore, we recommend you arrive early.

Please note that walk-ins will be cancelled from December 23rd to January 3rd due to University Holiday.

Tour Gillings

Fridays only, 1:00-3:00pm

The Office of Student Affairs offers tours of the Gillings facilities to prospective students.  These brief 15-30 minute tours provide prospective students with a wonderful overview of many of our offerings.

Prospective graduate students many also schedule a campus tour through the UNC Visitors’ center

Please note that tours will be cancelled from December 23rd to January 3rd due to University Holiday.

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. 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

 

 

For more information on restaurants, outdoor activities, or surrounding areas, visit our Life in Chapel Hill page.

Questions? Contact us! We’re happy to help.