Many student services support students in summer classes. A complete listing can be found at http://www.unc.edu/student/. Some services of specific interest are listed below.
Library services are available Sunday through Thursday nights at the House Undergraduate Library until 12 a.m. (midnight), and at Davis Library until 10 p.m. Please check the Library Hours page for details about each campus library.
The Equal Opportunity/ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Office
The Equal Opportunity/ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Office facilitates UNC-Chapel Hill’s commitment to an inclusive and welcoming campus community that is free from discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment and other forms of sexual misconduct), and retaliation on the basis of an individual’s race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, genetic information, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Services and information can be found at http://equalopportunity-ada.unc.edu/.
Office of Accessibility Resources & Service
The priority of the Office of Accessibility Resources & Service is to identify and eliminate barriers through:
– Consultation with faculty, staff, and students to support the University’s commitment to an accessible environment.
– The provision of reasonable accommodations that address individual needs while at the same time maintaining the integrity of programs and services in the University.
Services that address barriers limiting a student’s ability to independently meet the numerous demands of university life are available to all students (undergraduate, graduate/professional, full and part-time).
To address individual student needs effectively, documentation describing current functional abilities is required. The Department is also prepared to assist individuals with temporary injuries.
The office is located on the second floor, Suite 2126, of the Student Academic Services Building, 450 Ridge Road, and is open 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The staff can be contacted by telephone (919) 962-8300 (V/T), 711 NC Relay, by electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on the web at (http://accessibility.unc.edu/).
Campus Health Services
Campus Health Services (CHS), located between Kenan Stadium and UNC Hospitals in the James A. Taylor Building, provides a broad range of ambulatory, primary care, and prevention services. Convenient on-site laboratory, radiology, pharmacy and physical therapy services are also available. Specialty care services include: orthopedics, gynecology, dermatology, travel information and immunizations, and allergy management. Call (919) 966-2281 for appointments. Additional information is available at the CHS website (campushealth.unc.edu).
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), located on the third floor of the James A. Taylor building, is available to help UNC-Chapel Hill students solve personal, social, academic, and career problems by providing individual evaluation, counseling, and psychotherapy. Call (919) 966-3658 or visit the website (campushealth.unc.edu/caps).
Any eligible student, post doc or spouse who has paid the summer Campus Health Fee for the current summer session is eligible for health care at CHS. The fee provides coverage for unlimited provider visits in the Primary Care and Women’s Health clinics, Counseling and Psychological Services, including the first visit for Medication Evaluation and Management, Dermatology visits, access to Orthopedic clinics and other professional services provided by CHS clinicians. For a complete list of services covered by the Campus Health Fee visit: http://campushealth.unc.edu/healthfee. There are charges for medications, miscellaneous supplies, laboratory tests, x-rays and specialty services. Students should be aware that the Campus Health Fee does not provide benefits at UNC Hospitals, Emergency Department or other medical facilities. Charges outside of Campus Health Services are not covered under the Campus Health Fee and will be your responsibility. The spouses of students or post docs are eligible to receive the same services as students by paying the current summer session Campus Health Fee, showing proof of insurance coverage and spouses are also required to provide proof of marriage, or a notarized affidavit of domestic partnership. CHS summer hours of operation are 8:00 – 5:00, Monday to Friday, closed on Saturday and Sunday. Call (919) 966-2281 or visit healthyheels.unc.edu for an appointment. When CHS is closed, call CHS-HealthLink for nurse advice at (919) 966-2281.
Health Insurance is mandatory for the fall and spring semesters. This means that every student attending the University can waive out of the Student Health Insurance Plan by providing proof of creditable health insurance using the online process. To participate in the Student Health Insurance Plan, students should enroll at the same website. For more information about the WAIVE and ENROLL process, go to www.campushealth.unc.edu/mandatory or www.bcbsnc.com/unc.
- If you participated in the Student Health Insurance Plan, your spring 2016 policy will terminate on 7/31/16.
- The fall 2016 Student Health Insurance Plan begins on 8/1/16 and terminates on 12/31/16. To participate, you must enroll at www.bcbsnc.com/unc before 8/1/16.
- To waive for fall 2016, go to www.bcbsnc.com/unc and follow the online process to waive out of the Student Health Insurance Plan using your own creditable insurance policy.
- Graduate and Post Doc students enrolled in the Student Blue Health Insurance Plan should contact their academic department to verify your termination date.
North Carolina Administrative Code 130A-155.1. (Submission of certificate to college or universities) requires that all new matriculating students to the University provide documentation of required state immunizations. Students who must meet this requirement will have an Immunization To Do list item on their Student Services Center page in ConnectCarolina. This To Do list item will give further instructions on meeting state immunization requirements.
Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is a unit in the Division of Workforce Strategy, Equity, and Engagement and serves as the diversity arm of the University. DMA is led by Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief Diversity Officer Taffye Benson Clayton and has the responsibility of providing university-wide leadership in building and sustaining an inclusive campus community that values and respects all members of the university community and beyond. Students can learn more about the office and its programs at http://diversity.unc.edu/about.