The Jamil Niner Student Pantry, located right next to campus off John Kirk Drive, is a food pantry accessible to all UNC Charlotte students. The food pantry fights food insecurity by providing necessities to students.
Charlotte has various places known for multiple activities, perfect for a date night. Whether a date is focused on entertainment or an unforgettable dinner, Charlotte has many options for a budding relationship.
At this point in the semester, many students are preparing to register for classes for summer and fall. Registration can be intimidating, but there are steps you can take to make it a smooth and stress-free process.
Ramadan is an important month for Muslims, but it can be a lonely time for students who are far from home. However, there are resources available to help.
The middle of the semester can be challenging and registration for the summer semester is approaching. It can be easy for students to become unmotivated or burnout. Here are some tips for how to motivate students to stay on top of their school work.
Many people can rediscover the joy of reading at college. Students are exposed to new types of writing and start to understand what they are looking for in a book or what kind of story they want to read. Here are some recommendations for different genres.
There are many ways to celebrate Valentine's Day: baking a pizza or a pastry, finding a place on campus and enjoying a picnic with a book or celebrating with your closest friends.
As the semester starts to pick up and the school workload begins to pile up, many of our valued hobbies start to slip away from our routine altogether. Here are some tips on maintaining a hobby and incorporating it into our daily lives.
As a commuter student at UNC Charlotte, it can be frustrating to get stuck in traffic, find parking or make it to class on time. Here are some tips on how to make being a commuter student easier.
We have all heard that time flies, but somehow that never seems more accurate than the end of the semester. Before we know it, exams are upon us, and the semester ends. And here we are: exams will have come and gone soon, and we will all have a nice, long break. For many of us, winter break sounds terrific, but it often goes by way too fast…
As the semester is starting to come to a close, it can be a very tedious time for students to study the materials that they have learned all semester long. By finding quiet study rooms, reaching out to classmates to form study groups and creating stong study methods, you succeed in finishing the semester strong.
Becoming independent in college can mean moving away from your comfort zone but can also become an opportunity to learn more about yourself by learning new skills such as, learning to cook, building your self-esteem and learning emotional resilience.
There are many factors to consider when it comes to deciding whether or not to attend therapy. Many college students have busy schedules. With the semester wrapping up, it is easy to feel overloaded with many assignments, tests and projects. Along with academic obligations, there are other factors, such as our personal lives, work lives and…
One of the biggest challenges college students face is learning how to best manage their time. With classes, homework, extracurriculars and work, it seems that the to-do list is never empty. However, there are ways to manage your tasks and your time.
Bad days are, well, bad. It is easy to let them ruin the rest of your week, but the good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. Before diving into advice on how to turn your frown upside down, remember that bad days are normal! Sometimes life gets hard, and you have to accept that you had a tough day. However, you always have the choi…
Trying to decide on a major can be stressful for an incoming college student. Some students either know what they will study or not. The process may be difficult but in the end, with these tips, finding the major that's right for you may not be as frightening.
Coming to a college that is this big can be overwhelming. However, now that midterms are approaching, students are looking for more places to study around campus.
Getting involved in a sport on campus is one a great way of staying active and to meet new people. One of the many types of sports a college student can get involved in are Varsity, Sports Clubs and Intramural.
Transferring schools can be difficult. You are in a new place, with new classes, new bus routes to memorize and a new crowd of people. Being a part of a large campus community can be overwhelming. Getting involved on campus is a great way to combat many of the frustrations new transfer students feel while also getting to know other like-min…
Studying abroad is the highlight of many students' college experiences. However, the glamor of life abroad isn't possible without preparation at home. If you are interested in studying abroad, here are four tips to make this process as smooth as possible.
Going through a breakup is one of the many heartbreaking milestones that we all might have to face at some point in our college lives. Regardless of who broke up with who, the best course of action is to allow yourself to heal and move forward. Here are some tips for moving on after a breakup.
Another semester is beginning, which brings excitement, stress and busy schedules. When a new semester begins, it can feel like making a New Year’s resolution. "I’m not going to procrastinate this semester. I’m going to stay organized and on top of all my work." This thought has gone through many of our minds, but how do we actually stick to this?
Summer entails endless hours of doing whatever our hearts desire, from leisure time to work. For me, it has been filled with a lot of nothingness. I have racked my brain for ideas of activities that would help occupy some of the time, and I landed on attempting to get a job. I completed several applications, and I highly suggest students ap…
Are you losing passion for your major or minor? Have your career goals changed, and you want to change your major or minor to reflect that? After doing some research, have you decided that there is a different major or minor that piques your interest? Whatever reasons you have for wanting to change your major or minor, research and planning…
For many students, it’s hard enough to pick one major, let alone a minor or a second major. However, adding another discipline to your time at UNC Charlotte is a great way to be more well-rounded or find something else you enjoy. It’s also a great way to get the 120 credit hours you need for graduation. So, here are a few ways to decide whi…
To get the most out of the "college experience," students are expected to have a social life with extracurriculars while still maintaining good grades. There is no perfect way to find the answer to the seemingly impossible task of balancing coursework and extracurriculars, but here are some tips to keep a mindful and healthy balance:
Whether it’s raining outside, you’re tired or your next class is across campus, UNC Charlotte’s Niner Transit bus system is a convenient and efficient way to get around campus. Three bus lines take different routes throughout campus: green, gold and silver. UNC Charlotte also has a dedicated Paratransit bus line that travels through campus.
Online classes are no joke—it can be hard to stay engaged and learn material virtually. Although we are hopefully in the tail end of the COVID-19 pandemic, many classes are still virtual or following a hybrid model. Fortunately, you can take steps to succeed in your online classes. Here are five tips:
One of the big decisions first-year students make is deciding how to organize and decorate their dorm room. It can be overwhelming if you’re planning your room from scratch, so it’s important to keep two things in mind: space and taste. Your dorm room is your new home, so you will need to fit a lot of possessions into a smaller space than y…
Many parents tend to blame everything on "that dang phone." The thing is, they might be right about needing less screen time. Most college students constantly use their phones for entertainment, school and connecting with friends and family. However, you may have found that you typically feel better on the days you use your phone less.