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March 27, 2024

  UNC Summer School offers a variety of online and in-person courses to high school students, current students, incoming first-year students, and visiting students. With Summer School, students have the chance to improve their GPA, graduate early, and get ahead on their general education and elective requirements during the summer … Read more

Summer 2024 Session Dates

November 21, 2023

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 30, 2024

Carolina to California

October 11, 2023
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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.

We Are Carolina Strong

August 31, 2023

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 time. The University has set up a hotline for students, … Read more

Summer Students Search for Artifacts during Old Well Renovations

A student digging through the area around the Old Well for historic artifacts.
August 28, 2023

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, Research Archaeologist, and Dr. Heather Lapham, Associate Director, helped direct … Read more

Summer Funding supports Student’s Cancer Research

August 15, 2023

By Scott Jared, University Communications, Friday, August 4th, 2023 Anna Jin spent her summer researching the use of cancer patients’ own cells to treat Ewing sarcoma, the second-most common cancer that attacks the bones of children and young adults. The senior biology major works at Carolina’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center … Read more

Student Perspectives: Accelerating Academic Success

Accelerating Student Success
July 31, 2023

Why choose UNC Summer School? We heard from three students on their perspectives: THE PRE-COLLEGE HEADSTART: Kirsten Laskoski, Mathematics major, NCSSM graduate: Kirsten took advantage of Summer School before she began at UNC and even used it again to make sure she had all the credits she needed to graduate. … Read more

Word on the street: How students are staying productive this summer

A composition notebook is laid on top of an open dictionary with some pencils and highlighters on top of them both.
July 20, 2023

Photo by Adrian Tillman | The Daily Tar Heel — DTH Photo Illustration. Students are finding a variety of ways to stay productive this summer. By Akash Bhowmik Originally posted July 13, 2023 | 10:20pm EDT via The Daily Tar Heel During the summer, UNC students that stay in Chapel … Read more

A UNC Summer Gem: Exploring the Intersection of Jazz and Journalism

July 12, 2023

  The soothing sound of jazz chords and spontaneous melodies accompanied by the rhythmic tapping of fingers typing on laptops resonated throughout the corridors of Kenan Music Building during the UNC Summer Jazz Workshop. For one week in June, students of all ages came together for a unique five-day, high-paced, … Read more

UNC Summer Jazz Nightly Concerts

June 12, 2023

Each evening during the UNC Summer Jazz Workshop (June 26- 30) Monday through Thursday, guest artists and faculty will perform at 7:00pm.  All concert events held in UNC Department of Music facilities are free and open to the public. On Friday, June 30 from 3:00pm – 6:00pm, the student combos … Read more

Maymester packs rich experiences into 2 weeks – The Well

May 25, 2023

Instructors use smaller classes and an intense schedule to immerse students in field trips, service learning and deep discussions. via Brennan Doherty, The Well, Thursday, May 25th, 2023 On the studio wall hangs an oversized tapestry. It depicts two giant chickens with female faces butchering a hog. Visting student Nina … Read more

Learning behind the laughter: Maymester course teaches the ethics of comedy

June 24, 2021

In Associate Professor Michelle Robinson’s American studies Maymester course, “Comedy and Ethics,” students explored how stand-up comedy enriches American culture and sparks ethical discussions, all while making people laugh. Madeline Pace, The Well, Thursday, June 24th, 2021 The Center for Faculty Excellence provided Robinson with a grant to purchase record … Read more

Summer School Congratulates 2021 Teaching Award Recipients

January 27, 2021

Summer School honors the 8 summer instructors who were awarded a teaching award. Given annually, these awards acknowledge the University’s commitment to outstanding teaching and mentoring for graduate and undergraduate students. A total of 25 instructors were given a teaching award for 2021. The summer faculty members and teaching assistants … Read more

UNC Center for Faculty Excellence Hosts Remote Teaching Workshops for Summer Instructors

May 13, 2020

UNC faculty development and instructional design experts are offering several workshops this summer to help instructors prepare for teaching remotely or to use campus-supported tools to enhance their courses. Instructors that are interested are encouraged to register for any of the workshops listed on the Keep Teaching/Training website. Pre-recorded training … Read more

Summer School to transition courses to remote instruction

April 2, 2020

Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill) To continue to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and keep our campus safe, all summer 2020 courses be delivered only through remote instruction. Posted by University Communications, Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. See … Read more