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V.I.A. Spring ‘21 Student Feedback Survey “12 Days of Giveaways”

Talking bubble with VIA Carolina Housing - Voice Into Action

Spring ‘21 on-campus student residents of Carolina Housing, we want you to tell us “how we’re doing”!  This is your chance to have your voice heard.  Carolina Housing’s Voice Into Action (V.I.A.) assessment initiative that communicates one clear message: We heard your voice and are making changes. This brand allows us to quickly communicate with our stakeholders that we have heard their voice, share key data points, share data-driven changes, and continue to encourage our stakeholders to share their perspectives. For more details on our V.I.A. initiative, click here .

Complete this very short survey - should only take about 10 minutes - and you will be eligible to win from either a daily prize (March 15-25) or the Grand Prize Campus Partners Gift Basket (March 26).  

CDS giveaway with a bag, free meal cards, waterbottle; carolina housing giveaway with plush blanket, backpack cover and tshirt; arts everywhere giveaway is art supplies; RHA giveaway a bluetooth speaker carolina jersey and cooler.

See below for the official Terms & Conditions:

The Prizes

Carolina Housing will offer one (1) winner a daily prize (March 15-25) of either:

  • A Carolina Housing Swag Bag (various items including t-shirt, pen, highlighter, sticker, insulated food bag, back pack cover, sunglasses, etc.) OR
  • A Plush UNC blanket.

Carolina Housing will offer one (1) winner a Grand Prize Campus Partners Gift Basket (March 26) that includes:

  • A Carolina Housing Swag Bag (various items including t-shirt, pen, highlighter, sticker, insulated food bag, back pack cover, sunglasses, etc.) OR
  • A Plush UNC blanket.
  • Carolina Dining Services (CDS) Swag Bag (various items including 7 Free on-campus Meal Vouchers, reusable bag, water bottle, stickers, socks, etc.)
  • Residence Hall Association (RHA) items:  JBL Waterproof Speaker in black, UNC Basketball Jersey, and a UNC lunch bag.
  • Arts Everywhere Swag Bag (various items inlcuding an individual set of painting supplies which includes paint, brushes, canvases, an easel, a variety of accessories, etc.)


Winners will be randomly picked from the survey system on a daily basis from participants who have completed the survey the day of.


  • Non-transferable
  • Non-reimbursable
  • No Cash Value
  • Students will be notified by email from Carolina Housing for the time and place to pick up their prizes.

How It Works

Currently registered UNC Chapel Hill students for the 2020-2021 academic year who live on campus for the Spring 2021 semester are eligible to participate in the Carolina Housing V.I.A. Spring ‘21 Student Feedback Survey  “12 Days of Giveaways” contest.  

Any student who has already won a prize for this contest is not eligible for any other prizes for the duration of the contest.


Official Rules


Carolina Housing:  V.I.A. Spring ‘21 Student Feedback Survey Giveaway — Official Rules


The “Giveaway Period” for the Spring ‘21 Student Feedback Survey begins March 15, 2021 at 8am EST and ends on March 26, 2021 at 11:59pm EST)


The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Carolina Housing.


Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the State of North Carolina who are lawful permanent residents and any students lawfully present in the U.S. pursuant to a valid non-immigrant visa, who are the age of majority or older at the time of entry, and who are registered students at University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (the “University”). 

How to Enter:

Students must complete the V.I.A. Spring ‘21 Student Feedback Survey anytime between Mon. March 15, 2021 at 8:00am EST and Fri. March 26, 2021 at 11:59pm.  One (1) winner will be randomly chosen from and by the survey system daily from the survey completion pool daily through the end of the survey time.

Winner Selection:

One (1) winner will be chosen for the Daily Drawing every day starting on March 15, 2021 until March 25, 2021 in a random drawing from the names of students who have completed the survey during the Spring ‘21 Student Feedback Survey period from March 15, 2021 8am EST until March 26, 2021 at 11:59pm EST.  One (1) winner will be chosen for the Grand Prize, on March 26, 2021, in a random drawing from the names of students who have completed the survey during the Spring ‘21 Student Feedback Survey period from March 15, 2021 8am EST until March 26, 2021 at 11:59pm EST. Winners will be notified within five (5) days after the selection is made via direct email and via posts on our social media channels: Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.  A potential winner will have five (5) business day to reply agreeing to accept the prize and confirming full contact information. Failure to confirm and provide the above will signify to Sponsor that the prize has been declined and forfeited for all time and another potential winner will be chosen in random drawings.


Sweepstakes administration and winner selection and verification will be conducted by the Sponsor whose decisions are final and legally binding. No participant or winner shall have the right to contest any decision by Sponsor or the independent judging organization concerning any aspect of the Sweepstakes or the interpretation of the Official Rules or the determination as to the qualification of entries. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.

Proof of entry is not proof of entry receipt. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel/terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes if in Sponsor’s sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Sweepstakes has been, or could be, compromised or that the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, force majeure, human error or any other causes beyond Sponsor’s control. No winner will be drawn should the Sweepstakes be cancelled/terminated if the Sweepstakes cannot be run as planned or fairly. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any discovered entry from the Sweepstakes if, in Sponsor’s sole judgment, entrant has not fully complied with these Official Rules. Without limitation, all of an entrant’s discovered entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor, if entrant attempts (i) to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than as described in these Official Rules; or (ii) provides information that is inaccurate or fraudulent; or (iii) attempts to disrupt the Sweepstakes or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. The Sweepstakes Entities assume no liability for damage caused to entrant’s or any other person’s/entity’s computer hardware, software or communications network, regardless of cause. Only the prize and the value listed in the Official Rules shall be awarded. Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release within three (3) business days of date on notification or it will be concluded definitively that the prize has been declined and, without further notice, an alternative winner may be selected in random drawings. By entering this Sweepstakes, a participant explicitly releases, discharges and holds harmless the Sweepstakes Entities, their respective successors, estates and assigns and their respective shareholders, directors, officers and employees, one and all, from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, damages, actual, incidental or consequential, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity, including all “costs”, which s/he now has or may acquire, by reason of any personal injury, death, loss of or damage to property, or any reason, occurring during or arising out of his/her participation in the Sweepstakes and the acceptance and use or misuse of a prize. By accepting the prize, winner waives the right to 1) assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize, and 2) claim any liability (including attorney’s fees and costs) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize (including any travel related thereto). The right to receive a prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and no prize substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion of prize) of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of a prize or force majeure. Prize shall be delivered to the winner, at no expense to him or her, within ten days of the random drawing.  Prize or prize notification that is returned as undeliverable will disqualify the winner and an alternative winner shall be selected in random drawings.

If any provision of this Sweepstakes shall be deemed to violate any federal, state or municipal law, it shall be amended to conform to such law and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All taxes are winner’s responsibility and a 2021 form #1099 will be issued to a prizewinner for the value of the prize as stated above or the actual value.

Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, voice and likeness and any and all identifying characteristics for promotional, advertising and publicity purposes by Sponsor; this permission includes, but is not limited to, the taking of photographs and/or videos by Sponsor’s photographer/videographer or the requesting of a photograph by Sponsor for publicity purposes, without further consent or compensation, unless prohibited by law and winner agrees to execute any and all documents requested by Sponsor to convey such rights to own all the results thereof. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to obligate Sponsor to make use of any of the rights granted herein and winner waives any right to inspect or approve any such use of any and every nature and kind.

Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible for technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions in any marketing materials or these Official Rules.

All entries submitted become the property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged. Sponsor collects personal information from you when you enter the Sweepstakes. 

Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, actions and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the prize awarded and all issues and questions concerning the validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania without regard for conflicts of law doctrine. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes and under no circumstances will entrant seek or be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any other damages other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses including any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and in no event attorneys’ fees or costs. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

For the name of the winner


Daily Winners will be announced starting March 16, 2021 until March 26, 2021 for the daily drawing winners.  And, March 27, 2021 for the Grand Prize winner.  Winners will be announced on social media (first name and initial of last name) and sent a direct email from Carolina Housing for details on obtaining the prize.

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