There are many ways for students to get involved in campus life beyond the classroom, whether through joining one of hundreds of student organizations, participating in intramurals or sport clubs, or by attending a cultural event or University-sponsored activity. Get involved and Stake Your Claim on Niner Nation!
The arts are alive and well at UNC Charlotte. You don’t have to leave campus to enjoy quality music, dance and theatre performances staged in some of the region’s premiere performing arts venues. Art galleries on campus house regular exhibitions. UNC Charlotte hosts internationally renowned speakers as well as lecture series that explore topics of local and national interest. Many events are free and open to the public.
The Campus Events website is your resource for hundreds of activities and events held at UNC Charlotte throughout the year. Search this online calendar by date or event categories such as speakers, arts, entertainment, recreation, career, and more. Promote your own campus department or student organization's activities by submitting your campus events online.
Getting involved at UNC Charlotte means discovering new interests, learning skills, and making contributions to your campus community. It’s also about having fun and meeting friends, whether you are planning events and activities, participating in leadership or diversity programs, or joining one of over 325 UNC Charlotte student organizations.
UNC Charlotte has plenty of opportunities for you to get active. We offer a variety of sport clubs, intramurals, fitness programs, and special events ranging from competitive to recreational. Our facilities include a fitness center, aerobics studio, indoor climbing wall, swimming pool, and recreational courts free of charge for students. Our Fitness Program provides services and fitness classes for all interests and skill levels year round.
We provide affordable, confidential, on-campus health care for students through the Student Health Center. Our Counseling Center offers free and confidential counseling for students dealing with emotional, relationship, or personal concerns as well as workshops and consultations. A bevy of services are available to help you get healthy and stay healthy while you're in school.
You don’t have to trade comfort for the convenience of on-campus living. The list of housing options for freshmen and upper-classmen keeps growing, and so does the list of on-campus housing amenities. Find out whether living on campus is right for you.
If you are a resident or a commuter student, a faculty or staff member, or if you plan to visit campus, there are a variety of parking options and plans available. Review parking maps and the shuttle schedule, determine whether remote parking is right for you, learn more about parking discounts, or purchase your parking permit online.
UNC Charlotte offers a variety of dining options, including cafeteria-style dining in several residence halls, the Library Café and the Fretwell Café, and the Student Union, which houses Crown Commons dining hall, Union Square, Starbucks Coffee, and Bistro 49. The Student Union also hosts retailers including Barnes & Noble at UNC Charlotte, The Campus Salon, NinerTech Computer Store, and others.
UNC Charlotte police officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Officers are assigned to protect the campus in cars, on bicycles, and on foot. The Police and Public Safety team periodically offers self-defense and other safety courses to faculty, staff and students.
Our students come to UNC Charlotte from diverse backgrounds and cultural traditions. We are committed to creating a dynamic, equitable and respectful campus environment and seek to promote diversity through recruitment, enrollment and hiring practices.
Student Computing provides technical support to students through the IT Service Desk. Get help with your NinerNET account, 49er Express, Moodle and other applications. Visit the Student Computing website to find out more about labs, software downloads, wireless access and tips on safe computing.
As a vibrant educational institution that emphasizes the development of the individual and the betterment of the community, UNC Charlotte offers students many services and opportunities for personal and professional development. The Division of Student Affairs oversees a number of these services, which are available to help students achieve their educational and personal goals