Resources for Students

Resources for Students


Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is a department within the Division of Student Affairs and serves as a key link between students and other areas of campus life.  Various programs are sponsored by the Dean of Students Office to promote opportunities for learning and growth during a student's college experience.   

STUDENT ADVISING for Freshman Excellence (SAFE)

SAFE (Student Advising for Freshman Excellence) is a peer mentoring, academic readiness and transition support program designed to help students successfully matriculate through their first year at UNC Charlotte. 

Veteran Student Services

UNC Charlotte’s Veterans Services Office is dedicated to the support and success of our military affiliated student body.  From processing GI Bill® benefits to providing the Veteran Student Lounge for study and community, the VSO is the central hub at UNC Charlotte to promote a smooth and seamless transition for those choosing college after or during their service.

Religious Accommodations

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is committed to diversity, nondiscrimination and inclusiveness, and to supporting its students, regardless of religious affiliation or non-affiliation, in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations.  As part of this commitment, the University makes good faith efforts to accommodate a student’s religious practice or belief, unless such accommodation would create undue hardship.

Request for Religious Accommodations

Graduate School Ombudsman

An Ombudsperson for the Graduate School is a faculty member who helps graduate students and members of the Graduate School community navigate and manage conflict in a constructive way. The Ombuds is an advocate for fairness who listens to graduate students’ concerns and helps students achieve a greater understanding of the problem and possible solutions, and looks for information and resources applicable to the situation.


The Office of Adult Students and Evening Services (OASES) assists in recruiting and retaining a diverse, adult student population. We advise students and offer services for prospective and enrolled adult, evening and weekend students.

Office Of Academic Diversity and Inclusion

The Office of Academic Diversity and Inclusion (OADI), while open to all students, emphasizes academic support to students from the following populations: African American, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino, Pacific Islander, Native American, Multi-racial, LGBTQ, first generation, students from rural communities and students who have a reported disability.

Office Of Identity, Equity, and Engagement

The Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement was created to educate, develop, and engage students regarding their various intersecting identities (gender identity, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual identity, etc). The mission is to provide students an affirming and equitable environment committed to fostering a campus community that celebrates and supports expansion of identities.consists of a variety of distinct programs to provide academic support services that foster the recruitment, retention, and graduation of students, especially underrepresented students at UNC Charlotte.

Office of International Programs

The Office of International Programs provides a variety of programs and services strategically designed to engage students and provide them with opportunities to help create a global perspective at UNC Charlotte.

Religious and Spiritual Life

IEE provides interfaith dialogue, support to religious-based student organizations, and other educational and bridge-building activities designed to foster an informed, caring and supportive campus community for students of all backgrounds and beliefs. It also serves as the liaison between the University and the private religious organizations and advisers who provide pastoral counseling and other religious services for our students. 

Trans at UNC Charlotte

Trans at UNC Charlotte is a campus-wide partnership operated out of the Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement.  UNC Charlotte utilizes the term "trans" as an umbrella and inclusive term for those that transgress or transition between gender norms. This could include, but is not limited to, those who identify as transgender, transexual, transvestite, individuals with an intersex condition, genderqueer or non-binary individuals.  The purpose of the Trans at UNC Charlotte website is to provide basic information, policies and support resources for trans students on UNC Charlotte's campus.