The University of North Carolina, often referred to as UNC, is located in Chapel Hill, NC. UNC was founded in 1789 and is the first public university in the United States. According to the 2013 edition of Best Colleges, The University of North Carolina ranks number 30. Through its 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences, Carolina offers 77 bachelors, 107 masters, 69 doctorate, and 6 professional degree programs. They are highly ranked in the following programs: Kenan-Flagler Business School, School of Education, School of Law, School of Medicine, Gillings School of Global Public Health, School of Social work, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and School of Government.
UNC has a rich tradition when it comes to their sports! Carolina competes in the NCAA’s Division I Atlantic Coast Conference, or otherwise known as the ACC. The Tar Heel’s mascot is Rameses, a Bighorn Ram. North Carolina has won 40 team national championships in 7 different sports, good for 9th all-time, and 51 individual national championships. UNC is known for their great basketball team. One of the best games to watch is the annual grudge match against Duke, which often has major national title implications.
UNC is known for its strong academics and great sports teams. Chapel Hill alumni are proud to have attended The University of North Carolina! A few alumni you might have heard of are actor and former NBA player Rick Fox, President James K. Polk, U.S. Senator John Edwards, country music singer George Hamilton, actor Andy Griffith, Hollywood director Peyton Reed, NBA great Micheal Jordan, college and NBA coach Larry Brown, former NBA star Vince Carter, world champion runner Marion Jones, UNC coach Roy Williams, Olympic soccer hero Mia Hamm, and the inventor of Pepsi, Caleb Bradham.
If you decide to study abroad or are heading home over the summer, you will have to find a place to keep your belongings safe! A self storage unit is your best bet! There are plenty of self storage units close to UNC. Students can find gated self storage facilities that offer 24 hour access that provide direct drive up to the storage unit. You should be able to find convenient self storage options near 27599.
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