This page contains information and links about employee resources on campus. It is not an exhaustive list. If you know of additional resources and benefits that you would like added to this page, please contact katie_turner@unc.edu.

Educational Resources

Carolina Family Scholarships (Need-based fund created by Carolina employees to provide financial support to the children of full-time colleagues to attend any of the 16 UNC campuses/accredited community and technical colleges in North Carolina)
Comprehensive list of educational assistance programs
, including tuition waivers for staff and fee waivers for spouses of full-time employees
Friday Center for Continuing Education

Free Media Resources

 Media Resource Center (Online tutorials, film check out, and equipment loans)
NC LIVE (Free access to eBooks, audio books, videos, online magazines, newspapers, journals, materials for learning a second language and more)
Online Newspaper Database
Streaming Music Online

Learning a Second Language Resources

LiveMocha (As the world’s largest online language learning community, Livemocha fuses traditional learning methods with online practice and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. Livemocha delivers an unparalleled learning experience that promises conversational fluency. Since launching in 2007, the Livemocha community has grown to over 14 million members from over 195 countries, highlighting the international demand for an engaging and collaborative approach to language learning.)

Free Library Resources

Calendar of monthly training and events at Davis Library
Interlibrary Loan (Request books that aren’t in stock at UNC Libraries)
UNC Libraries (Check out books and other materials free with your One Card)

Professional Development

Diversity Education Team Through Diversity & Multicultural Affairs
Human Resources Course Catalog  (Free professional development courses for UNC staff)
ITS Workshops and Training (IT focused training covering instructional, informational, and research computing technologies)
Lynda.com (Free training videos for nearly every software package you can imagine)
Microsoft IT Academy (Free online training for Microsoft products)
OASIS ITS Online Training Modules (Webinars covering training in Microsoft Office, Plone, Skype, Photoshop, and Productivity)
Odum Institute Short Courses (In-class trainings for survey design, Qualtrics, and research methods. Open to faculty and staff, most day long courses have a small fee.)
Safe Zone Training Programs Through LGBTQ Center
Software Acquisition (Discounted software for university departments)
Web.unc.edu (Create professional portfolios and departmental sites in WordPress using the UNC Theme)

Financial Resources

Commuter Alternative Program (Affordable alternatives to parking on campus)
Emergency Loan Program
Employee Discounts
State Employees Credit Union

Health and Wellness

Work-Life Programs

Human Resources Work-Life Program:

Centers and Institutes

Confidential Reporting

University Ombuds Office
University Compliance Line (Confidential reporting tool to identify and address compliance concerns about financial, research, HIPAA or EHS matters on campus in a positive, constructive environment)
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