Amplified sound is permitted outdoors on Fridays between 5pm-10pm, Saturdays from 8am-10pm, and Sundays from 8am-7pm.
In general, amplified events are prohibited outdoors during class hours, regardless of the time of day with the exception of Wednesdays and Thursdays between 12pm-1pm in the Pit, Plaza and SASB Courtyard.
The following policy has been established to provide for the safe and equitable use of the banner lines suspended over the Carolina Union Plaza. Student organizations and University departments may display a banner by reserving the banner line on a first-come, first-served basis, in order to publicize events taking place at the Carolina Union.
Lounges include: The Class of 2000 Lounge, Art Gallery, West Lounge, Underground Lounge (1101), West Lounge (2105), Aquarium Lounge (3100), Corner Lounge (3008), Bridge Lounge (3514) and all lounges in the 3500 hallway. Exits and entrances to the above lounges (excepting exterior doors) must remain open.
The Class of 2000 Lounge and Art Gallery are available for reservation (see below).
The West Lounge performance space is reservable on a case by case basis. Please direct any inquires to the Office of Event Services.
Student organizations hold events in various venues at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. These events are designed to promote interest in an organization, a cause, or to promote interaction among the University’s diverse community. The Carolina Union Office of Event Services is charged with advising student organizations on planning and developing the most successful and safe event possible.
These guidelines shall be implemented in conjunction with the following policies:
The Meditation Room is available to all UNC students, faculty, and staff at all times when the Carolina Union is open. Multiple individuals and groups may use the space at the same time, subject to fire code limitations. The space cannot be reserved by individual students or student groups for private events or occasions.
All meeting room spaces scheduled by the Office of Event Services are subject to all general policies for use of space in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union as well as the UNC-CH Facilities Use Policy.
All performance spaces scheduled by the Office of Event Services are subject to all general policies for use of space in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union as well as the UNC-CH Facilities Use Policy.
Groups conducting sales in the Union or Pit must obtain a sales permit from the Office of Event Services. Raffles are strictly prohibited. Sales must be cash only.
Guidelines for Selling Merchandise for Student Organizations
If 100% of proceeds are to go towards a charitable non-profit or directly to the sponsoring student organization, the sponsoring organization must obtain a red Carolina Union sales permit and follow the following guidelines:
The following policies have been established to provide for the safe and equitable use of Carolina Union signage spaces. Non-affiliated organizations must work with the Office of Event Services to determine available signage opportunities as some restrictions and additional charges may apply. All signage, posted within Carolina Union spaces, is subject to approval from the Event Services and Communication and Creative Services offices.
The University respects the rights of speakers invited to campus to be heard and to complete their presentations, regardless of the content of their speech. The University also respects the right of individuals to protest and express their views. The guidelines below follow University protocol for speaker events involving officially recognized student groups.