Welcome! We're so happy you're here.

Orientation is an exciting and important start to your experience as a student at Gillings.

Orientation events are in person unless noted as virtual. All new students are expected to attend and actively participate in all sessions.

Please note that these are the only times during which orientation sessions will occur, and you are highly encouraged to attend all in-person/online synchronous sessions.

Please note that you will receive a specific agenda directly from your department/concentration with all of your other degree or concentration-specific orientation events.

2024 Orientation Schedule
Orientation Day One: Monday August 12th
Orientation Day Two: Tuesday, August 13th
Orientation Day Three: Wednesday, August 14th
Orientation Day Four: Thursday, August 15th
Orientation Day Five: Friday, August 16th
Orientation Day Six: Saturday, August 17th

Connect with Your Academic Coordinator Sessions

Details of sessions will be updated soon.

University Day

University Day is an occasion to remember the University’s past and celebrate its future. The date, October 12, marks the laying of the cornerstone of Old East, the institution’s first building and the oldest state university building in the nation.

Carolina Family Weekend

Carolina Family Weekend is full of tradition and excitement. It is a wonderful time for families to reconnect with their student(s), meet other Carolina families, and connect with faculty and staff. There are exciting programs and events to explore and enjoy all within the vibrant, Carolina community.

November 1 - 3 2024

Interested in a degree or program?
Fill out a Prospective Student Inquiry Form.

Phone: 919-445-1170
E-mail: sph-admissions@unc.edu

E-mail: Career Services

E-mail: Student Affairs Events Manager

135 Dauer Drive
263 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
(919) 966-2499