Graduate School Orientation

Welcome to The Graduate School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill! Congratulations on your acceptance to one of the leading public research institutions in the world! We are excited for you to join the Carolina community.

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Orientation, August 16

To help you prepare for your graduate studies here at Carolina, we encourage you to attend The Graduate School Orientation on Thursday, August 16, 2018, 12:30-5:30 PM, which includes a resource fair and a closing reception.

While your individual program, department, and school orientations will provide you with information and resources specific to your unique academic pursuits, The Graduate School Orientation is meant to help you begin to CHART your time at Carolina by making the most out of your graduate experience.

This event brings together entering students from a wide range of disciplines, introduces you to important campus and community resources, and provides you with the opportunity to hear about graduate life at Carolina from fellow graduate students, faculty, and staff.


Check out our CHART resources below and register for the Orientation now with your ONYEN and UNC email! (NOTE: If you have not set up your ONYEN and UNC email, make sure you complete the Admitted Students Checklist of tasks as soon as possible. You’ll also need to install the Duo Mobile App and register your device in order to complete the registration process.)

As you CHART your time at Carolina, we want you to remember a few things that will assist you making the most out of your Carolina experience:

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