What to Expect Your First Day
UNC Hospitals ID Badge
You will complete your Photo ID Request in advance of your arrival. Then, on your first day, you can have your picture taken. All UNC MSTAR students shall wear their badge with the photo clearly visible the entire time when entering a UNC Health Care facility. In addition, badges allow 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 also your your UNC One Card on your first day. At UNC-Chapel Hill, it is the official ID card for students, faculty, & staff.
The One Card is a multipurpose ID card that serves as a library card, for buying food, for building access, for copy and print services, access to campus events, and even for paying parking tickets.
You obtain your One 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. 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.