About UNC Charlotte
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 25,000 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.
The Chancellor and his Cabinet set the course for the University and preside over day-to-day operations. Philip L. Dubois was named as UNC Charlotte’s fourth Chancellor in 2005.
UNC Charlotte’s 13-member Board of Trustees is comprised of civic and business leaders, as well as individuals with extensive experience in education. Eight of its members are elected to four-year terms by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina. Four are appointed by the Governor. The president of the Student Body also serves as an ex-officio member.
We are continually making headlines. Stories about our programs, research, students, and faculty expertise are available. For more of the latest and greatest news featuring UNC Charlotte, check out UNC Charlotte Magazine and our news feed.
Getting the word out about UNC Charlotte’s people, programs, news and events requires a team effort. The University Media, including Public Relations and Broadcast Communications, promote and publish University news, and support the University community through television, video production and video streaming services. The University’s cable television channel can be seen locally on Time Warner Cable channel 22.
In just 60 years, UNC Charlotte has emerged from a small teacher’s college to a large urban research university. The University’s story is one of perseverance and strong leadership, and its brief history parallels the rise of the Charlotte region as a major metropolitan area. Do you know why we’re the 49ers? Find out here.
Getting around on campus can be tricky, but not if you have the proper resources in hand. Whether you’re visiting for the first time as a prospective student or are attending an event on campus, our driving directions and parking information will get you where you need to go.
UNC Charlotte is, essentially, a city within a city. We use myriad products and services to keep campus operations running smoothly. Learn more about how to do business with the University.
A wide variety of job opportunities are available for professionals seeking careers in higher education, as well as for students. The University Career Center provides a comprehensive approach to career preparation, including job search tools accessible online and events hosted on campus. Students, alumni and employers seeking student employees are encouraged to explore these links.
With 25 classrooms, an 18,000-square-foot outdoor plaza, and a 300-seat auditorium, the Center City building will help us better serve the region with conveniently located graduate courses and continuing education offerings.
The Charlotte region has blossomed into a major metropolitan area. Home to several Fortune 500 companies, the region features world-class dining and entertainment. UNC Charlotte’s location less than 10 miles from Uptown allows easy access to the city. Public transportation options include bus service and light rail.
Gifts to UNC Charlotte help us provide quality educational experiences to more people. There are many ways to give -- you can support faculty development, fund a scholarship, or create an endowment, to name just a few. Regardless of the form your gift takes, the impact you make through charitable giving will be lasting and meaningful.