UNC Charlotte offers many resources to its students to ensure that they are well-supported and have the most successful and positive college experience possible. The Honors College highly encourages students to take advantage of the many resources available.
“The University Career Center is committed to providing comprehensive, innovative services and resources for diverse populations of students, alumni, and employers that prepare UNC Charlotte graduates for the competitive global market.”
Programs: Career assessments and advising, mock interviews, internships, career fairs, and company treks
Center for Leadership and Engagement
Student Union 280
“The mission of the Center for Leadership & Community Engagement is to provide UNC Charlotte students with leadership skills development opportunities through individual programs, retreats, and experiential learning. These students will develop lifelong leadership skills that can be utilized within diverse educational, social, and business settings.”
Programs: Emerging Leaders, Leadership Fellows, Program in Leadership and Organizational Training (PILOT), Leadership Education And Development (LEAD), Leadership Journey Learning Community, Executive Leadership Program and the Women’s Leadership Development Program
Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion
"The Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion (OADI), while open to all students, emphasizes the student success and academic support of students from the following populations: African American, Asian American, Hispanic/Latinx, Pacific Islander, Native American, Multi-racial, LGBTQ, first-generation, students from rural communities, and students who have a reported disability."
Programs: Building Better Brothers (B3); Inspiring Greatness, Nobility, and Integrity through Empowerment (IGNITE); University Transition Opportunities Program (UTOP); and Forty-Niner Intensive Transition Program (FIT).
Office of Undergraduate Research
Located: Atkins Library (Second Floor)
"The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) assists students in identifying mentors and exciting research opportunities in their field, and offers support to the student through undergraduate research grants and opportunities to communicate their research to others through multiple research symposium, a research journal, funding to national conferences to present their research, and research exploration events."
Programs: Charlotte Research Scholars Program, Charlotte Community Scholars Program, Summer Program to Increase Diversity in Undergraduate Research and The Undergraduate Research Conference
University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE)
“The UCAE provides academic support services and resources that increase learning effectiveness, enhance student success and promote academic excellence."
Programs: Peer and private tutoring, supplemental instruction (SI), Students Obtaining Success (SOS) peer mentoring, and 49er Rebound
Writing Resources Center
“The WRC is here to help you at any stage of the writing process for any subject (whether academic or personal)... Our goal is to help teach you to identify and understand the strengths and weaknesses of your writing, help you find answers, and help you learn how to research, write, revise, and proofread on your own. We want you to become a better writer by learning how to improve the quality of your writing overall, not just to improve the quality of one specific paper."
Programs: Face-to-face tutoring, WebEx training and E-tutoring (students with disabilities can receive appropriate accommodations for all types of tutoring sessions)
Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement
Student Union 252
At the Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement, "We educate, develop, and engage students regarding their various intersecting identities (gender identity, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual identity, etc). ”
Programs: For Us: a QTBIPOC Student Space, Queer Year 1, LGBTQIA+ Community Chats, Rainbow Racket, Lavender Graduation, Carolina Conference on Queer Youth, and individual and student organization advising
In the Fall of 2016, students from various organizations on campus coalesced to form the Interfaith Niners initiative which petitioned for a prayer/meditation space on campus. After a large demonstration and over 400 signatures, Chancellor Dubois approved the space. The space is open to all for safe prayer and meditation.
“The Counseling Center at UNC Charlotte supports the holistic well-being and academic success of students and contributes to a healthy and inclusive campus climate. This is accomplished by providing short-term individual and group counseling, crisis management, consultation, referral services, and educational and preventive initiatives for the campus community.”
Programs: Individual counseling, group counseling, couples counseling and psychiatry
Jamil Niner Student Pantry
1224 John Kirk Drive
"Our mission at the Jamil Niner Student Pantry is to ensure food security, human dignity, and well-being on campus by providing in-need UNC Charlotte students with healthy, culturally appropriate emergency food. We desire to do our part in assuring that no person in the Niner community goes hungry and that every students has access to nutritious food."
Office of Disability Services
“The Office of Disability Services works to ensure that students with disabilities have access to education and campus life at UNC Charlotte. Through collaboration with the institution’s diverse community, Disability Services facilitates accommodations, discourse, and engagement to promote a universally accessible learning environment for all.”
Programs: Volunteer notetakers, technology aid, sign language interpreters, transcriptioning, audio description, captioning, and online and campus accessibility
“Recreational Services encourages healthy and active living, promoting not only fitness and social interaction, but helping students develop lifelong skills such as sportsmanship, leadership, team building, self-esteem, and communication. Through group fitness, intramurals, sport clubs, special events, and facility management, staff and over 300 student employees work together to encourage healthy and active lifestyles.”
Programs: Sport clubs, group fitness, personal training, and intramural sports
Student Health Center
“Our mission is to promote healthy students by providing healthcare, education, and outreach services. In keeping with our mission we provide primary medical care, psychiatric care, disease prevention and health education, wellness promotion, and various specialty services to all registered UNC Charlotte students. We welcome and respect the needs of a diverse student population within a safe, supportive, and confidential environment.”
Programs: Physical therapy, allergy clinic, immunizations, women’s health, HIV testing, and travel medicine
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