UNC Charlotte is on a 1,000-acre campus in the urban setting of Charlotte, North Carolina.
UNC Charlotte has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? UNC Charlotte has fraternities and sororities.
UNC Charlotte has the Triveni (Indian Students Association). In fact, more students participate in the Triveni (Indian Students Association) than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UNC Charlotte include Niner E-sports, Allied Health Coalition, Exercise Science Student Org and Game Developers.
UNC Charlotte students' favorite campus traditions are Goldrush Week of Welcome, International Festival and Student Organizations Showcase.
This table offers information on housing at UNC Charlotte.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||24%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||76%|
UNC Charlotte offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most UNC Charlotte students live off campus. In 2022, 24% of undergrads at UNC Charlotte lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 76% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UNC Charlotte. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UNC Charlotte offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At UNC Charlotte there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UNC Charlotte:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
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 Charlotte is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UNC Charlotte campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
UNC Charlotte offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UNC Charlotte, take Interstate 85 to Charlotte, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Charlotte Douglas International airport.
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