Accessibility Resources and Services (ARS)

Through ARS, The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill seeks to meet the individual needs of applicants and current students with disabilities and medical conditions as they relate to academics, residences, dining, and co and extracurricular campus activities. ARS coordinates and implements appropriate reasonable accommodations including academic adjustments and provides appropriate resources and services.


Gillings Inclusive Excellence

Through purposeful and targeted efforts, outlined in our Inclusive Excellence Action Plan, our goal is for all students, faculty and staff members alike to be adequately equipped to advocate for inclusive excellence in their phenomenal work in North Carolina, the United States and throughout the world. This will be achieved through the provision of educational trainings and workshops, broadening access to individuals from disenfranchised populations and critical examination and adjustment of exclusionary policies and practices.

Inclusive Excellence Training Tracker


Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS

The Graduate School provides opportunities and resources for our Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS, students whose parents(s)/guardian(s) have not earned a Master’s or Doctoral degree, to aid in their academic success and to build community.


Carolina Latinx Center (CLC)

The Carolina Latinx Center connects faculty, staff, and students with one another and potential community partners by providing the opportunity to explore Latinx cultures, histories and traditions and further use that understanding to work across racial and ethnic communities in North Carolina and the world.


Carolina Veterans Resource Center (CVRC)

As a central location for serving and supporting the Carolina student veteran and military-affiliated student population, The Carolina Veterans Resource Center (CVRC) helps students find resources as well as a community to support and aide them during their journey as Tar Heels.


Carolina Women’s Center

The Carolina Women’s Center will lead efforts and initiatives related to women and gender equity, promote and advance equitable safety, well-being, empowerment, achievement, and leadership for people of all gender identities.


Center for Faculty Excellence – Initiatives and Partnerships

Partnerships with other campus units, internal collaborations, and external partnerships allow the CFE to extend its mission into initiatives that foster faculty excellence through initiatives in mentoring, diversity and inclusion, and education and innovation.


Diversity and Student Success at the Graduate School

The Graduate School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to sustaining a diverse graduate student body and fostering a climate of inclusion and acceptance. We aim to contribute to the successful degree completion of each student through targeted academic and professional development programs.


Equal Opportunity and Compliance Office

At Carolina, every member of our campus community is entitled to live, learn, and work in an environment that is inclusive and welcoming. If ever you find that certain events or experiences have unfairly affected your academic or professional success, we’re here to help.


Global Grads

The Global Grads initiative provides numerous opportunities and resources, in conjunction with many campus partners, for international graduate students to aid in their academic success and to build community.


Initiative for Minority Excellence (IME)

The Initiative for Minority Excellence (IME) focuses on the retention and successful graduation of our racially/ethnically diverse graduate students through creating a CommUNITY of Excellence.


LGBTQ Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Center works to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for UNC-Chapel Hill community members of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions.


Queer Graduate and Professional Students (QGAPS)

QGAPS is a collaborative program sponsored by the LGBTQ Center and The Graduate School Office of Diversity and Student Success. Together, we provide opportunities and resources for our LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual)-identified graduate students to aid in their academic success and to build community.


University Ombuds Office

The University Ombuds Office is a safe place where all Carolina staff, faculty, students and administrators are welcome to come and talk in confidence about any campus issue, problem, or dispute. Come and share your concerns, evaluate your situation, and plan your next step—if you want to take a next step. Use of our services is voluntary and free and visitors will find our office a safe place to discuss their concerns, no matter how large or small.