National Guard and Army Reserve

I am an Army Reservist/National Guardsmen….

There are two methods of being accepted to UNC Chapel Hill that may interest Army Reservists and National Guardsmen.  The first is the traditional process and the second is the Part-time to Full-time program through the Friday Center. 

TRADITIONAL

1.  APPLY TO UNC: The first thing to concentrate on is applying to UNC-Chapel Hill.  In order to increase your chances for acceptance apply online as an early decision enrollee by (15 October 2013) at (https://www1.cfnc.org/Applications/University_of_North_Carolina/introduction.asp?application_id=1546.).  Follow all instructions on this site and call the admissions office (919-966-3621) with any questions.  To better understand the caliber of people that are accepted to UNC please view the 2012 class profile:  http://www.admissions.unc.edu/Academics/Class_Profile_and_Rankings/default.html

2.  APPLY FOR ROTC SCHOLARSHIP: While you are waiting for acceptance notification apply for an Army ROTC scholarship online at (http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.jsp). Follow the link that best reflect your status.

3.  VISIT:  While you are waiting for acceptance notification you should visit the UNC campus and take a tour.  To schedule a tour call the admissions office (919-966-3621).  While you are visiting you should also schedule a meeting with the Army ROTC admissions officer (919-962-5546) to review your progress.  Before you visit UNC you should take a look at the UNC visitor’s center website at http://www.unc.edu/visitors/index.htm.  There are maps and contact numbers to simplify parking.                                                                                                      

4.  GET ACCEPTED:  As soon as you are accepted you need to notify the UNC Army ROTC department.  To view the scholarship benefits that you can receive please click on the scholarship tab at the top of the page.

PART-TIME TO FULL-TIME

APPLY FOR FRIDAY CENTER PROGRAM

Degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking undergraduates may apply to full-time college at UNC-Chapel Hill after:

  • removing any existing high school deficiencies
  • acquiring a combined quality-point average of at least 2.0 by UNC-Chapel Hill computation on course work attempted at colleges other than UNC-Chapel Hill
  • attaining a quality-point average of at least 2.0 on course work attempted at UNC-Chapel Hill
  • completing at least three fall or spring semesters on campus (in a classroom) as a Part-time Classroom Studies student and earning a minimum of 24 credit hours (exclusive of physical education activities, correspondence courses, online courses, self-paced online courses, MATH 100 (R), and placement credit) at UNC-Chapel Hill, or completing at least two fall or spring semesters on campus (in a classroom) as a Part-time Classroom Studies student and earning a minimum of 12 credit hours (exclusive of physical education activities, distance education courses, MATH 100 (R), and placement credit) at UNC-Chapel Hill, provided acceptable transfer credits from other institutions bring the total hours of credit to at least 51 hours of credit work. Credit for the courses will, however, count towards your GPA.

NOTE: Enrollment in the UNC-Chapel Hill Summer School will not reduce the number of fall or spring semesters you must complete; the credits earned, however, will count in the total number of UNC-Chapel Hill credits needed.