01. Safety, Health, and Wellness
All students in degree-granting programs are required to maintain health insurance. Many are enrolled automatically in a Carolina-sponsored student health insurance plan as a part of our basic registration process. Students may also have their own health insurance. In addition, Wellness, Counseling (talk therapy) are free of charge.
Students can access a 24/7 hotline through the Wellness Exchange to contact a professional who can help you cope with both day-to-day challenges as well as any other problems they may encounter.
Residential Life and Housing Services is responsible for the overall administration and operation of 22 residence halls and 2 graduate living communities, home to 22,000+ undergraduate and graduate students. We work in coordination with many departments and student groups to provide and maintain comfortable, safe and cozy living environments for Carolina residents.
Living in our halls has a great impact on each student's academic career. Learning, living and making friends in one place are the hallmarks of the residential experience. Check out the halls, find out what's happening in your hall and get involved!
The Office of Residential Life and Housing Services is a great resource throughout your journey in on-campus living, from planning your move to transitioning into residential life, to navigating Carolina's services - housing and beyond.
Carolina College expects its students to maintain continuous registration in an academic program. However, sometimes a student wants or needs to take a leave from enrollment for a period of time. Such leaves may be voluntary or involuntary, and will be handled in accordance with our Student Leave Policy.
To cancel housing, students must submit official documentation. Housing charges will be incurred up to the point of check-out.
If you are new at Carolina, Transfer Orientation will make your first days at college as comfortable as possible. They help students acclimate to life at Carolina by sharing resources and knowledge from their own college experiences.
All first-year students are also required to enroll in a First-Year Seminar. It is a discussion-based course taught by professors who are experts in their fields. First-year seminars are the perfect way to explore your interests or even discover new passions in a way that meets graduation requirements and allows conversation to flow.
Orchestras, choirs, and music ensembles, libraries, other hobby clubs are open to all Carolina students.
— Cohort Meetings
— College Leaders
The College of Arts and Science offers students a wide variety of activities outside the classroom:
● Curriculum-related clubs● Political, religious, and ethnic groups● Fraternities and sororities● Student publications● A wealth of music performance groups● And many other opportunities for students to enrich their academic lives with like-minded friends
The Carolina Student Council sponsors some other cocurricular activities. We often organize events and activities for students, as well as represent their class on other boards.
We have more than 300 active student clubs on campus open to all students — from the Cinema Club to the Cheese Lovers Club. You can also organize your own clubs and organizations and invite your friends and other students.
Whatever your interests are, you'll definitely find likeminded people here.
Also, we have Club Fest, which takes place at the beginning of each Spring semester. It is a great way to explore clubs across the College.