What to Expect Your First Day
UNC Hospitals ID Badge
Your Photo ID Request form will be completed in advance of your arrival so on your first day you can have your picture taken. All UNC MSTAR students shall wear their badge with the photo clearly visible when coming into and while within a UNC Health Care facility. Badges contain a magnetic strip that allows access to certain entrances during the evening hours. If you lose your ID, you must report it to the Hospital Police Department at 919-966-8116.
University One Card
In addition to your hospital badge, you get another ID card your first day: your UNC One Card. Specifically, this ID is a multipurpose identification and online accounts card. You can use it for anything on campus from Chick-Fil-A® to Parking Tickets.
At UNC-Chapel Hill, tt is the official ID card for students, faculty, & staff. Your One Card provides access to certain facilities & events. And it serves as your UNC Library card. You will obtain this card on the Top Level of the Student Stores. There is a $5.00 charge for the card.
Gym Guest Pass
Students in the MSTAR program can purchase a Gym Guest Pass once they have their PID and One Card. This pass will give you access to the Student Rec Center, the Rams Head Rec Center, and the Fetzer and Woolen Gyms. This pass is available to you for $80 for 2 months and will be prorated for those staying beyond 8 weeks. Passes must be paid for in full at the time of purchase with either cash or check. Students of the MSTAR program will need to make an appointment to purchase their gym guest pass if not paying for their ID on the first day. Make sure to visit the Campus Rec page for the most recent info and pricing.
Keys & Workspace
All students will be provided with a work space their first day. Also at this time, students will receive the keys to access necessary research areas.