Chapel Hill and Carrboro provide an ample amount of housing including dorms and married housing, apartments, houses, condos, etc. The best way to find something is probably online. Keep in mind that you have a set budget for housing if you are on financial aid, so choose wisely and find a roommate if necessary. The admissions office has a running list of new medical students seeking roommates.
The Chapel Hill News and The Village Advocate have classified listings and real estate listings on the web.
Apartment Guides are available throughout Chapel Hill and Carrboro at grocery stores, drug stores, etc.
The Herald-Sun newspaper has classifieds and community information.
Citysearch of the Triangle has reviews and ratings of apartments and other real estate.
On-campus hosing information can be found at UNC Department of Housing website.
Graduate and Professional Student Federation wiki has a very comprehensive guide to finding housing near UNC.
For on campus housing contact:
Department of Housing and Residential Education
Assignments Office, CB 5500
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599-5500
(919) 962-5406 or Toll-Free 1-800-UNC-5502