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Manning West Community

Jacob Sparks

Community Director

Jacob Sparks
jacob.sparks@unc.edu

Community Office
919-843-2764


Quick Facts

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Location: South Campus
Walk to the Pit: 15 minutes
Building Style: Two-bedroom Suites
Office: Craige North, 1st Floor

Residence Halls

Manning West offers a small-community atmosphere in the vibrant setting of southern campus. Residents enjoy the privacy of a four-person “Jack and Jill” style suite, as well as various opportunities to meet new friends at community events.

Only a few minutes’ walk from the Dean Dome, Kenan Stadium, Chase Dining Hall at Rams Head Plaza, and beautiful study spaces in the Student and Academic Services buildings, Manning West places residents near the center of action.

Both of Manning West’s buildings were completed in 2002. Craige North’s namesake, Burton Craige, graduated from Carolina in 1897 and worked as a state lawyer and politician. Hardin honors Paul Hardin, UNC’s chancellor from 1988 to 1995.

The Manning Block Party, est. 2008, has quickly become a Carolina tradition. Manning East and Manning West throw this enormous annual bash, which includes live student performances, plenty of free food, and a connection to a philanthropic cause. Past Manning Block Parties have raised money for the Children’s Miracle Network and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

What Tar Heels are Saying

“Manning West is a very diverse community with a lot of character, and it’s a great place to live!”

– Elizabeth, Manning West resident
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