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May 15-May 31, 2024

First Session

May 15-June 22, 2024

Second Session

June 24-July 30, 2024

Welcome to Summer School!

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Current students who are degree-seeking and returning in the fall

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Students who do not attend UNC-CH during the academic year

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High School

Rising high school seniors who want to take summer classes

Incoming UNC Chapel Hill students new to the school


Students who have been accepted to UNC-Chapel Hill

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Summer 2024 Session Dates

Summer 2024 Session dates are now available. Registration begins on March 21, 2024. Course descriptions coming in mid-December 2023. Maymester: May 15 – May 31, 2024 Session I: May 15 – June 22, 2024 Session II: June 24 – July … Read more

'The Silicon Valley Maymester class stands under a "Google" sign on the Google campus. Their tour guide speaks about a large dinosaur skeleton – a T Rex – that is a focal point of the campus tour.'

Carolina to California

In the “Silicon Revolution” Maymester course, undergraduate students with a passion for entrepreneurship learn from Carolina alumni who have made their mark in the Bay Area.

On a breezy May morning in downtown Palo Alto, California, 16 Tar Heels climbed onto a shuttle bus to begin a whirlwind tour through a global hub of technology and innovation: Silicon Valley.

Despite some lingering jet lag from the flight out of Raleigh-Durham International, the students chatted excitedly about the week’s schedule, an itinerary with the power to turn heads.

We Are Carolina Strong

The mental health and well-being of our campus community is paramount, and Carolina has resources available to support students, faculty and staff now and in the days ahead. View #UNC’s mental health resources, and please share with others during this … Read more

A student digging through the area around the Old Well for historic artifacts.

Summer Students Search for Artifacts during Old Well Renovations

While the Old Well was undergoing renovations to improve accessibility, Summer School students in the Field School (@RLA_UNC) in North American Archaeology class were able to check the area around the Old Well for historic artifacts. Dr. Mary Beth Fitts, … Read more