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News and Updates

The Office of Events Management production services are fully booked through the end of April and cannot accept anymore event requests during that time. Due to Facilities projects, Polk Place will be offline for reservations through April 2015.  Contact our Event Coordinator at for alternative reservable locations.


The union now offers a new consolidated ticketing page!  Purchase tickets at From the Great Hall to Stone Center to Hamilton, we are your one stop shop for tickets. Stop by the Box Office to find out how to get your ticketed event online.


Officially recognized student organizations may begin making reservations at 9:00am on Wednesday, January 22nd for Fall 2014 Union Spaces and Spring 2014 General Purpose Classrooms at Phone and walk-in requests will be accepted from 1:00pm–5:00pm on this date.

All organizations wishing to book space must take and pass the online reservations training...


Friday, December 6, 2013–Friday, December 13, 2013, the Union will open the following meeting rooms 8:00am–10:00pm to use as exam study spaces: 2418, 2420, 2422, 2502, 2511, 3407, 3502, 3509, 3515.

Advance reservations are not required. Look for signs posted outside the meeting room doors or stop by the Information Desk to confirm available rooms. Good luck on exams!


Beginning Thursday, December 5, 2013, the Union will operate under modified hours during the exam period and University Winter Holiday.

Operating Hours During Exams:
Thursday, December 5, 2013–Friday, December 6, 2013: Open 8:00am–2:00am.
Saturday, December 7, 2013: Open 9:00am–2:00am.
Sunday, December 8, 2013: Open 11:00am–2:00am.


The Carolina Union will close at 5:00pm on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. The hours of operation during the Thanksgiving Holiday include:

Wednesday, November 27, 2013: Open 8:00am–6:00pm for only Wendy's and the South Road entrance. The rest of the building will be closed to the public.

Thursday, November 28, 2013 and Friday, November 29, 2013: The entire building will be closed...


Come to the West Lounge (near Alpine) on Thursday, September 5th from 3:30-5:00pm to meet Crystal King, your new Carolina Union Director! Crystal is excited to chat with you and hear your ideas about the Union and Carolina. Stop in, enjoy some snacks, and join the conversation!


Day Lockers are now available free of charge for use by any UNC student. Located in the Underground Lounge, these lockers can be used to hold your stuff until 11:30pm. After that you must remove the contents. Did we mention free?


August 12th, 13th, and 14th, the Union welcomes back student employees for Fall Training. This year our theme is professionalism, and we will emphasize providing excellent services to our clients throughout the events process. Students will partake in a variety of training sessions including safety and fire extinguisher sessions, digital engagement session, and a peer recognition session. We are excited to welcome back our student employees...


Starting on August 15th, the Union and SASB will return to normal business hours.  For a detailed listing of our hours please visit our Hours of Operation page.