16 07, 2019

2-4pm Walk-in Hours Closed Tues. 7/16


Afternoon walk-in hours (2:00pm – 4:00pm) will be closed today, Tuesday July 16th. Morning walk-in hours (10:00am – 12:00pm) will proceed as usual. Thank you for your understanding.

3 07, 2019

ISSS closed on Thursday, July 4th


ISSS will be closed for the University Holiday on Thursday, July 4th. We will reopen for regular business hours at 9am on Friday, July 5th.
If you are interested in local opportunities to celebrate Independence Day in the Chapel Hill area, please use some of the links below:
Town of Chapel Hill 4th of July Celebration
Carrboro 4th of […]

6 06, 2019

Carolina Global Photography Competition is now open


The submission period has opened for the 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and it showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 15, 2019.
Each photographer may submit up […]

31 05, 2019

SEVIS fee increase effective June 24, 2019


On May 23, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule to adjust fees charged by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to international students, exchange visitors and SEVP-certified schools.

The new I-901 SEVIS Fee amounts are as follows:

F-1 students: $350.00
J-1 Exchange Visitors: $220.00

This change will become effective […]

22 05, 2019

Walk-in Hours Cancelled from 2-3pm on 5/23/2019


Due to predetermined meetings of the advising teams, walk-in hours will be cancelled on Thursday, May 23rd from 2-3pm. Walk-in hours will continue as scheduled from 10am-12pm and from 3-4pm. Please plan accordingly and thank you for your understanding.

6 03, 2019

Fraud Alert: Scam Using DHS Phone Numbers to Gather Personal Information


Fraud Alert: DHS Telephone Numbers Used in Scam to Obtain Personally Identifiable Information and Extort Money from Victims

See official announcement here.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is issuing this fraud alert to warn citizens of reports that DHS telephone numbers have been used recently as part of a telephone […]

29 01, 2019

Routine Visa Services Suspended in Caracas


The U.S. Embassy in Caracas has suspended routine visa services due to the ordered departure of non-emergency personnel. Please follow the U.S. Embassy in Venezuela’s Twitter feed for the most up-to-date information on visa operations. 

3 01, 2019

ISSS Closed Friday, January 4, 2019


The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office will be closed on Friday, January 4, 2019 for a UNC Global Staff Retreat.  The office will reopen on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9AM.

20 12, 2018

ISSS office closed December 22, 2018- January 01, 2019


International Student and Scholar Services will be closed during the University’s winter break from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019.  ISSS will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.  In case of emergency call UNC Police for assistance: 919-962-8100.


Campus Dining Services:\

Transportation and parking on campus during the winter break, and holiday schedules for Chapel Hill Transit […]

6 11, 2018

University offices closed Tuesday, November 6th


Due to a water main break in Chapel Hill/Carrboro, the University offices are closed today, Tuesday, November 6th. Please check Alert Carolina for more updates on the status of University operations.