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Each place on the tour tells a story about the good work that happens on campus and the University’s value to North Carolina and the world. (UNC/Jon Gardiner ’98)

Come visit us!

There’s no place on earth quite like Carolina. Our history is a living, breathing presence on campus, connecting our contemporary community to a legacy as old as our nation. Here at the Visitors Center, we want to share the many stories of our extraordinary university and introduce you to the innovation, impact and accessibility that define Carolina’s identity today. Whether you’re well-acquainted with UNC-Chapel Hill or setting foot on campus for the first time, there’s something here for everyone. We invite you to explore Carolina – stop in for guidance, recommendations and insights – let us tailor your visit to make sure that you experience all that is special about Carolina.

Welcome to Carolina! The UNC Visitors Center is excited to offer its new Sense of Place Zoom tour. This 45-minute tour is presented via Zoom and offers a live host welcoming guests to campus, a recorded video of our popular Sense of Place tour that introduces campus history and traditions as well as some of the University’s current endeavors in research and innovation. There are also four live question and answer sessions with fun interactive polls throughout the tour. We even have a very special guest join us on tour. We believe Carolina is a very special place, and we look forward to sharing it with you through our new Zoom tour.

Schedule your tour now with these links! Registration for each tour closes when the tour begins. March 11-31. Additional dates will be added. Click on link to sign up:

Explore Carolina Zoom Tour – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (

If you would like to visit our campus in person, we hope that you will find our Visitors Guide helpful as you explore Carolina.

Students, faculty, staff and visitors are asked to adhere to our community standards and county requirements to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Campus guidelines include staying at least 6 feet away from other people whenever possible in all indoor and outdoor settings. Additionally, individuals should avoid gathering in large groups and avoid crowded areas. When indoors, all individuals must wear a face covering or face mask and maintain 6 feet of physical distance or observe facility specific requirements. When outdoors, individuals must wear a face covering or face mask when appropriate physical distancing is not possible.

If you would like to learn more about Carolina, check out the Welcome to Carolina video on this website: UNC Visitors Center website

More videos about Carolina’s student life, research and public service can be found here.

Explore on your own. Website: Self guided experience of Carolina
More videos from our Biochemistry and Biophysics Research cores coming soon. Search on the Research tab. Estimated late April to early May 2021.