MPH@UNC Immersions: Building Skills and Relationships for a Lifetime

What is an Immersion Experience? Immersions for MPH@UNC represent an opportunity for students to join other students, Gillings School faculty members and alumni to engage in collaborative learning experiences, spend time at the Gillings School and in Chapel Hill, and further develop the personal and professional relationships that can last a lifetime. When you join... Read more »

Incoming Students

View the Incoming Students page for important information to ensure a smooth start at the Gillings School. This page also included information about welcome events for new students.

Student Affairs

The Student Affairs page helps you identify the best point of contact at each point of your journey at the Gillings School.


Our Admissions page for prospective students provides answers to some of our most commonly asked admissions questions.

MPH New Student Checklist

Obtaining a graduate degree is an exciting time in your professional journey as you are pursuing your academic and career goals. We are glad that you have decided to join our graduate student family. Please follow the checklist below to help you make the transition to being a student at UNC easier. Academic Checklist Review the... Read more »

International Student Welcome Guide

Please note that none of the information herein is intended to provide legal, medical, or other professional advice nor endorsement of companies. The views and information provided within this guide do not necessarily represent the opinions or convey the endorsement of the University or the Gillings School. Pre-Departure and Arrival Information Living in the U.S.... Read more »

Experience Gillings: Diversity Preview Day

The Experience Gillings: Diversity Preview Day is an opportunity for prospective students to spend a day immersed in our Gillings community. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with current students to learn more about our unique student culture and explore information on our graduate programs. Academic representatives also will be present to help participants gain... Read more »

Minority Student Caucus

Our Mission The Minority Student Caucus (MSC) advocates for issues of concern to students of color in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and promotes research and programs aimed at addressing public health issues that affect people of color. Membership is open to all students of color in the School and anyone else... Read more »

Student Handbook - Graduate Education

Transferring Course Credit General Guidelines Requests for courses to be transferred for credit toward a graduate degree are reviewed by The Graduate School upon recommendation by the student’s academic program. Such work must represent graduate-level courses relevant to the degree being sought, with course content and level of instruction resulting in student competencies at least... Read more »