Tour the school, connect with faculty, staff and students, learn about the application process, attend an information session and discover what our undergraduate majors have to offer at Gillings. . Please note that we have planned our event during Carolina Family Weekend and welcome your family to attend if they are in town!
BSPH Open House, Friday, October 27, 2023 – In Person
- 2:00pm-2:15pm Check-in
- 2:15pm-2:50pm Admissions & Application Strategies Workshop
- 3:00pm-3:50pm BSPH Major Department Presentation 1/Tour
- 4:00pm-4:50pm BSPH Major Department Presentation 2/Tour
Schedule of Events
Admissions & Application Strategies Workshop: This workshop will cover general information about our school and our 4 majors, and reviews the admissions processes including: required prerequisite and course planning, how to access the application, letters of recommendation, when to
apply/deadlines, personal statement, any related university policies/practices, and the BSPH core.
BSPH Major Department Presentations: Attend one department major presentation in designated rooms located throughout the Gillings School which may include faculty and student panels, content related to major-specific courses, research projects/opportunities and internship information, and tours of labs and/or departmental spaces.
Ranked #2 among all public health schools by U.S. News & World Report in 2019, our mission is to improve public health, promote individual well-being, and eliminate health inequities across North Carolina and around the world. Please note that we do not have on-site parking at the Gillings
School; review UNC visitor parking options before you arrive on campus. Light refreshments will be served.
For prerequisites, admissions criteria and additional information about our bachelor programs:
Gillings Admissions Information
Information about the admissions requirements, the application process and the deadlines can be located here.
Find out more about the broad academic areas that comprise public health at Gillings and explore public health careers that could be open to you.
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September 25, 2023 Scientists from the Gillings School collaborated with N.C. public health experts on an issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal documenting common-sense community-based programs and people that are working to make firearm ownership safer in the state using evidence-based approaches to lower the probability of firearm-related injuries and deaths.