“The Pit”—the sunken courtyard surrounded by the Student Union, Lenoir Hall, Student Stores and the Undergraduate Library—is the social hub of campus. Students gather here between classes to meet their friends, debate ideas, hear a spontaneous a cappella performance or even bike to Uganda.
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Carolina CovenantThe Carolina Covenant is UNC-Chapel Hill’s groundbreaking program for talented low-income students. Launched in 2004, the Covenant offers a debt-free path to graduation through a combination of grants, scholarships and a work-study job. Covenant Scholars also have access to mentoring, academic and personal support services. The program has dramatically improved on-time graduation among the University’s lowest-income students, transforming individual lives and building a stronger Carolina.
Explore the impact of the Campaign for Carolina and the ways your gifts are changing lives on campus and around the world in this special digital edition of Carolina Stories magazine.
A Carolina Covenant Scholar pursues career-enhancing experiences through the Career Accelerator Program.
An empowering clinical outreach program at UNC-Chapel Hill offers veterans and first responders new hope through holistic health care.