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Getting to Campus

You must register in advance to participate in on-campus admissions events, Campus Visit Program, or an admissions interview. Specific instructions for each event will be included in your logistics email. The information below is to assist visitors coming to Chapel Hill before arriving to campus. Please call or e-mail us if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School!

Getting to UNC Kenan-Flagler

The McColl Building is located at 300 Kenan Drive in Chapel Hill, near the Dean E. Smith Center (the Dean Dome) on UNC Chapel Hill’s campus. It’s the middle building in the three-building U-shaped business school complex.

Parking at the School

Parking for Campus Visits
Parking passes for the visitor’s lot will be sent via email, if you requested one, several days before the visit. Please print your pass to display it on your dashboard. When you arrive, drive to the top of the hill, passing under the pedestrian bridge and past the parking deck on your right. Continue until you see the Visitors Parking lot on your right (take a look at our interactive parking map). If you didn’t request a parking pass in advance, please contact our office prior to your arrival for additional instructions.

Parking for other MBA Admissions Events
Please review parking instructions in your event registration confirmation email for details on where you should park for your visit to campus. If you are parking in our Business School Parking Deck, please note that parking is free on the weekend – you will not need a parking pass.

Other transportation information

Uber and other ride sharing services operate in our area. We’re located about 30 minutes from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU International). During morning and afternoon rush hour, please allow for additional travel time.

Accommodations

There are numerous hotels in Chapel Hill just a short ride or walk from campus. Many any offer a special UNC rate, if requested. Please note that you are responsible for your own lodging and transportation while visiting Chapel Hill.

A few hotels we recommend:

Additional activities

If your schedule allows, consider adding a tour of the UNC Chapel Hill main campus or grabbing a bite to eat on iconic Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. The Chapel Hill Visitors Bureau maintains a helpful website for planning your visit. General UNC Campus visitor information, including main campus tours, is available online.

Health and safety

In accordance with direction from the University of North Carolina, please follow CDC guidelines when visiting campus. We encourage all participants to be up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots. If you are experiencing any symptoms (cough, shortness of breath, fever), we kindly ask that you do not visit campus. Masks and face coverings are not required, however, we respect and support any participant who chooses to wear one.

School closure policy

During winter weather, the university may decide to shut down for everyone’s safety. If the university declares a “Condition 2” or “Condition 3” closure, all campus visit activities and interviews are canceled and the business school will be closed. In case of predicted winter weather, please monitor the university website for closure announcements.