University Operations

Learn more about the new requirement for last date of attendance

Beginning in spring 2020, there will be a new grading requirement for all instructors to provide the last date of attendance for any student with a grade of “F” or “U” in a course. This new procedure is in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s requirement for the Office of Financial Aid to determine if a student who receives financial aid and fails to earn a passing grade in a course has actually attended and/or completed the course.

New look for bookstore includes social media, tech hubs

Barnes & Noble at UNC Charlotte, located in the Popp Martin Student Union, recently celebrated renovations aimed at creating a more inviting and friendlier environment that better connects with its customers.

Belk College dean to step down in October

After nine years as dean of the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte, Steven Ott has announced his intention to step down from his post on Oct. 15. Ott has served as the dean of Belk College since 2011.

Survey participants sought for University area thoroughfare study

UNC Charlotte, University City Partners, Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) and North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) are conducting a University Area Thoroughfares Study in order to improve access and safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motor vehicles that may enter and exit UNC Charlotte’s main campus. The study is in the initial public involvement phase that includes a survey, in which all University stakeholders (faculty, staff, students and visitors) are encouraged to participate.

Facilities Management establishes UNC System’s first apprenticeship program

UNC Charlotte’s Facilities Management (FM) Department recently became the first in the UNC System to offer an apprenticeship program for trade careers.

Moore Hall removal to pave way for a new residence hall

In their heyday, Moore and Sanford halls were at the center of campus life. Moore Hall residents had their own newsletter, and the dorm also had classroom space. One former resident recalled the convenience of having an algebra class held in the facility. “The ability to go downstairs half-awake in my P.J.s for an 8 a.m. class did not improve my performance,” the former student shared. 

Charlotte 49ers to institute pilot program for alcohol sales

The Charlotte 49ers will start a pilot program that will allow the sale of alcohol on game days at Jerry Richardson Stadium during the 2019 season. Fan behavior and alcohol-related incidents will be closely monitored to ensure that the overall fan experience is not diminished due to excessive drinking. Pilot program conditions are:

Undergraduate Admissions Center named for Lucius Gage

UNC Charlotte dedicated its newest building, the Lucius G. Gage Jr. Undergraduate Admissions Center, during a campus ceremony Wednesday, Aug 14.

Niner Nation Gives

It’s time again to show our Niner pride during the 5th annual Niner Nation Gives, September 18-19.

Legislative Update

Alumni in the General Assembly and the House Speaker visit campus; keeping an eye on the state of the budget.