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Welcome Back Social

Join us for this event, sponsored by the Dean’s Office, to kick off an exciting new school year! Enjoy delicious, healthy food, reconnect with classmates, friends and colleagues, and welcome new faces.

Monday August 26
3 - 4 p.m.
Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center

Gillings International Student Welcome Week

These welcome events bring together incoming and current international students to learn about new information and resources. Please join us for a light breakfast while making connections with other students!

August 26-29

The week will conclude with a Meet in Greet for all international students on Thursday, August 29 in the Armfield Atrium. Join us!

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.

Friday, September 20 - Sunday, September 22

Student Organizations and Activities Fair

Every year, the Gillings School of Global Public Health hosts a Student Organizations and Activities Fair for UNC offices and organizations from around campus to meet Gillings students and inform them about available services and activities they will be able to participate in throughout the school year.

Monday September 23
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center

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.

Saturday, October 12
11 a.m.
Memorial Hall

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