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How to Survive Spring Exams

April 17, 2017 - 11:47am
Campus is at it’s most beautiful… the darties beckon… and the weather is way too nice to sit in Davis. So how can you possibly study for exams? Exams suck no matter what, but exams in the spring suck even more. Campus is gorgeous and so is the weather. There is always a ton going … Continue reading How to Survive Spring Exams →

RLP: A Small Acronym With A Big Impact

March 24, 2017 - 12:36pm
Really Lit Party…Rotten Lenoir Pizza…what is an RLP? RLPs are UNC-Chapel Hill’s Residential Learning Programs. Just as an Oreo cookie perfectly combines vanilla creme and chocolate, an RLP is a balanced mixture of both classroom learning and residence life. Students live with other students who share similar passions as them. It’s a way to make the big pond … Continue reading RLP: A Small Acronym With A Big Impact →


February 28, 2017 - 6:38pm
Keep reading to find out how YOU can be entered to win an Apple watch or Carolina quarter-zip sweatshirt! Student Room Photography Contest Carolina Housing is updating the photography on our website and our maps, and we want you to participate! Send us a picture, picture collage, or short video of your residence hall room … Continue reading “GIVE YOUR ROOM A SHOT” CONTEST →

Why You Should Join Community Government

February 28, 2017 - 4:11pm
Joining co-go will not only help you succeed in college, but in the real world too. We interviewed a member of community government turned college graduate on how his participation in cogo helped him in his job at Oracle in Austin, TX. Meet David Marsh.   UNC Housing: Why did you first join co-go? David: … Continue reading Why You Should Join Community Government →

First Year Experience Halls At A Glance

February 20, 2017 - 2:39pm
Dear Baby Heels (a.k.a. Newly Admitted Students): First of all, let me just extend a great, warm welcome to you by saying CONGRATS ON BECOMING AN OFFICIAL TAR HEEL! This place freaking rocks, honestly, and we can’t wait for y’all to join us here on campus. But before you can join us, you have to … Continue reading First Year Experience Halls At A Glance →

RA Spotlight: Maddie Pontrelli

February 15, 2017 - 10:42am
Everyone knows Resident Advisors are superheros. We like to shine the well-deserved spotlight on them, and the RA of the day is Maddie Pontrelli, a junior RA in Hinton James! When did you decide to apply to be an RA? After my first year.   Why did you decide to be an RA? I wasn’t … Continue reading RA Spotlight: Maddie Pontrelli →