Campus Resources


Below students, parents, and family members will find core campus resources:

  • 49er Card

    • Your student’s 49er Card will give them access to their residence hall, various campus activities and programs, athletic events and recreational facilities (i.e.: Student Activity Center, Belk Gym), computer labs and the Student Health Center. It will also serve as a meal plan card and a library card.
    •  For more information call (704) 687-7352 or visit Auxiliary Services.
  • Academic Advising

    • Academic advising is a critical component of your student’s education experience and helps them understand the purpose of their curriculum. Advisors are able to answer questions regarding grading options, petitions of course assignments, career information, degree and program requirements, elective credits and the general education curriculum. Urge your student to contact their advisor more frequently when receiving an unsatisfactory grade report or if they are experiencing difficulties in a course.
    • For more information call (704) 687-7717 or visit Academic Advising.
  • Athletics

    • The Charlotte 49ers are UNC Charlotte’s NCAA Division I athletic program. Members of Conference USA, the Charlotte 49ers boast 17 NCAA sports. Male sports are baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field. Female sports are basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field and volleyball.

    • Visit www.charlotte49ers.com/ or call (704) 687-4949 for more information.

  • Bookstore

    • Barnes and Noble at UNC Charlotte offers a great selection of textbooks, supplies, 49er apparel, magazines and gifts, cards and convenience items and much more! In addition to offering new textbooks, the bookstore also has rental and eBook options available. The knowledgeable Barnes and Noble staff is very familiar with UNC Charlotte faculty and class schedules, and will make sure your student gets the right materials needed for each course.

    • Visit aux.uncc.edu/bookstore or call (704) 687-7050 for more information.

  • Campus Dining

    • UNC Charlotte offers a variety of dining options, including cafeteria-style dining in Crown Commons and SoVi at South Village Crossing, as well as Chick-fil-A, Wendy’s, the Library Café, the Fretwell Café and the Student Union, which houses Crown Commons dining hall, Union Square, Starbucks Coffee and Bistro 49. Vegan and vegetarian entrées, soups and side dishes are served at every dining facility. UNC Charlotte also has Outtakes convenience stores which feature grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, snacks, beverages and more.
    • Visit aux.uncc.edu/dining or call (704) 687-7352 for more information.  

  • Campus Safety

    • UNC Charlotte strives to promote and consistently increase the safety of students on campus. The UNC Charlotte Police & Public Safety Department is a fully authorized state police agency, providing both police and security services on campus. The UNC Charlotte police officers all have full police powers, and are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in cars, on bicycles and on foot at various times.

    • Visit police.uncc.edu or call (704) 687-8300 for more information.

  • Career Center

    • The University Career Center strives to provide a comprehensive approach to career preparation and development. Their services are designed to assist your student in all stages of their career decision making, internships search and job search processes. They offer a variety of services, programs and events including career fairs and expos, career advising, resume critique sessions, mock interviews and much more. Encourage your students to visit them in their first semester!

    • Visit career.uncc.edu or call (704) 687-0795 for more information.

  • Counseling Center

    • The Counseling Center is a department within the Division of Student Affairs and provides free and confidential counseling for students dealing with emotional, relationship or personal concerns. They provide a variety of services including workshops, individual and group counseling, consultation, outreach and training.

    • Visit counselingcenter.uncc.edu or call (704) 687-0311 for more information.

  • Financial Aid, Tuition & Scholarships

    • Each student comes to the University with different financial needs. Our financial aid counselors help students and their families understand the many options available to finance a UNC Charlotte education. A variety of scholarships are available to students of all majors.

    • Visit finaid.uncc.edu or call (704) 687-5504 for more information.

  • Housing and Residence Life

    • You don’t have to trade comfort for the convenience of on-campus living. The list of housing options for freshmen and upperclassmen keeps growing, and so does the list of on-campus housing amenities. Campus living at UNC Charlotte includes a variety of comfortable, convenient, and economical arrangements where the personal growth of your student is as important as their physical comfort.

    • Visit housing.uncc.edu or call (704) 687-7501 for more information.

  • Mail & Package Services

    • Want to send a letter or care package to your student? Getting mail or a package from home is always fun and a great surprise! Our Mail & Package Services Office is a fully operational Postal Contract Station, capable of services equivalent to that of a US Post Office. To send mail to your student, address the envelope with their full name, room number and residence hall and UNC Charlotte street address.

    • Visit aux.uncc.edu/mail or call (704) 687-0383 for more information.

  • Parking

    • Does my student need a parking permit? If your student plans on parking on campus in either resident or commuter parking lots, a parking permit is required. The Parking Services and Transportation Office is responsible for selling parking permits, issuing citations for parking regulation violations and establishing various transportation options on campus. Parking permits may be purchased online or in the Parking Services Office.

    • Visit pats.uncc.edu or call (704) 687-0161 for more information.

  • Student Employment

    • On-campus employment is both convenient, and in limited commodity. If interested, your student should initiate the job search process early and explore all possible avenues to secure employment opportunities.

    • Visit hr.uncc.edu/students for more information.

  • Student Health Center

    • The Student Health Center promotes healthy students by providing healthcare, education and outreach services. It provides primary medical care, psychiatric care, disease prevention and health education, wellness promotion and various specialty services to all registered UNC Charlotte students.

    • Visit studenthealth.uncc.edu or call (704) 687-7400 for more information.

  • Student Involvement and Activities

    • Getting involved at UNC Charlotte means discovering new interests, learning skills, and making contributions to your campus community. It’s also about having fun and meeting friends, participating in leadership or diversity programs, or joining one of over 325 UNC Charlotte student organizations. The Student Union serves as headquarters for Student Activities, a group of organizations committed to student involvement and development.

    • Visit studentunion.uncc.edu/student-activities or call (704) 687-7101 for more information.

  • Tutoring

    • UNC Charlotte offers students many options for tutoring and academic assistance in select courses, free of charge, through the University Center for Academic Excellence (UCAE). The Writing Resource Center provides one-on-one writing instruction to students, from first-year to graduate, in any discipline. Other academic services include the University Career Center, Disability Services, the Honors College, Athletic Academic Center, and Multicultural Academic Services. Talk with your students to determine if there is a course they foresee as a challenging. Encourage them to seek assistance sooner rather than later!

    • Visit academicservices.uncc.edu or call (704) 687-7227 for more information.

Should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at (704) 687-0341 or email parents@uncc.edu.