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10 Things to Know About UNC

Damara GoodloeDamara Goodloe
September 10, 2019

With all the things UNC has to offer, there are some useful gems that could make your college experience all the more enjoyable. Below you’ll find a list of available resources and services catered to the campus community:  

  1. If your student ID card is damaged or broken, replacement is free of charge. 
  2. In the event of a personal, medical, or mental circumstance, Student Outreach & Supportcoordinates with referral sources and will follow up with you to ensure your needs have been met. 
  3. Counseling Services are free to UNC students, providing services like individual counseling, group therapy, and an after-hours phone to name a few.  
  4. Located in the Campus Commons, Bear Central is home to the Office of Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar, and the Bursars Office. From bill payment options to FAFSA Verification they are there to assist your needs.    
  5. The Study Abroad Program helps students far before your take-off to another country. Stop by their office on the upper floor of the University Center for passport forms and information of financing your trip.  
  6. If you want to skip the line at Bear Central, schedule an appointment from home with BearQ, an online forum that tells you your estimated wait time and notifies you when it’s almost your turn.  
  7. You can rent other items than just books from the library. You can also rent a GoPro, Recording room with a green screen, and even a boom mike. 
  8. With its new location in the University Center, Bear Pantry provides necessities for all students ranging from food to toiletries. You can even donate your food swipes and food items for those fellow Bears in need.
  9. If you happen to be in the University Center on a Wednesday at 2 pm, The Office of Student Life gives out free milk and cookies, sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.   
  10. Outdoor Pursuits allows students to take advantage of the local areas from Day Hikes to Spring Break in Patagonia.