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UNC Pembroke Student Life

UNC Pembroke is on a 281-acre campus in a rural setting in Pembroke, North Carolina, not far from 31 miles from Fayetteville. There are many activities and organizations for UNC Pembroke students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UNC Pembroke also has fraternities and sororities.

UNC Pembroke has a thriving Graduate Student Organization. In fact, more students participate in Graduate Student Organization than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UNC Pembroke include Health Careers Club, Active Minds Braves Chapter, Biology Club and Spectrum.

UNC Pembroke students' favorite campus traditions are BraveNation Bash, Social Distance and Tie-Dye and Spring Involvement Fair.

UNC Pembroke Housing

UNC Pembroke offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most UNC Pembroke students live off campus. In 2021, 29% of undergrads at UNC Pembroke lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UNC Pembroke. There are 2,331 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,436 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,819 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UNC Pembroke offers coed housing and .

Safety at UNC Pembroke

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UNC Pembroke campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

UNC Pembroke offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to UNC Pembroke

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UNC Pembroke, take I-95 N to Pembroke, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Fayetteville Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UNC Pembroke's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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