New Transportation and Parking Plan Takes Effect This Fall

April 6, 2017

The University’s new Five-Year Transportation and Parking System Plan was developed with an eye toward equity and efficiency. The plan, which the University Board of Trustees approved on March 23, includes provisions to distribute operating costs among the many people … Continued

Battle Grove a Model for Living-Learning Lab

February 22, 2017

Dr. Geoffrey Bell wanted a way for students in his fall 2016 Restoration Ecology class to link concepts in ecosystem restoration with the practical application of research techniques they were learning. Sally Hoyt wanted to find new ways to engage … Continued

Carolina Ranks No. 11 in 2016 GreenMetric Sustainable Campus Survey

February 7, 2017

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked No. 11 in this year’s Universitas Indonesia Green Metric World University Ranking. The annual GreenMetric Ranking ranks campus sustainability worldwide. This year’s survey was the largest yet and included 516 universities … Continued

Mike Freeman Retires from Auxiliary Services Post

January 17, 2017

Auxiliary Services Director Mike Freeman will retire Jan. 31, after more than 30 years in his position. Scott Myers, currently associate director of Auxiliary Services, will serve as interim director of Auxiliary Services, starting Feb. 1. “The University has benefited … Continued

2016 University Mail Services Winter Break Service Notice

December 1, 2016

UNC-Chapel Hill will observe a formal closure of the University during Winter Break 2016: Monday, December 26, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017. In observance of the Winter Break, University Mail Services (UMS) operations will be closed and Campus Mail … Continued

Three Zeros Combines Aspiration, Pragmatism

October 12, 2016

It sounds like a new fitness program. And in many ways that’s what Three Zeros is. Instead of a way to shed unwanted pounds, though, the Three Zeros Initiative is Carolina’s integrated approach to reducing its environmental footprint through three … Continued

Carolina Managed Print Services Update – Sept. 2016

September 19, 2016

Carolina Managed Print Services’ (CMPS) recent partnership with Xerox enables delivery of a reliable and cost-effective copy program with the highest quality copying, printing, scanning and faxing equipment and services. This collaboration brings together the operational know-how of a recognized … Continued

How to Catch Presort Savings

September 12, 2016

Did you know that if your mail can meet these qualifications below it can be classified as presort and your department will save money? Address or label must be typed Standard letter size envelope (# 10) Address lines Flushed left … Continued

Digital parking meters installed for short-term parking

July 20, 2016

Digital meters will soon be the norm on campus for metered parking spaces. The University has begun to install new solar-powered digital meter stations, which accept both coins and credit cards and are tied to pay-by-phone technology. Metered spaces on … Continued

Working the Landscape to Enhance Sustainability

May 6, 2016

The gentle stream that flows beside McIver Residence Hall from Raleigh Street to Country Club Road hasn’t always been part of the campus landscape. It just looks as though it has. A pipe beneath the street and the natural path … Continued