In the Union

In the Union

Students in West Lounge

The Carolina Union is your space, and we want you take advantage of all the amenities we offer. Below you can explore everything available to you in our building, and we hope you always feel welcome here.

Art Collection

We invite you to wander through our building and take in all the art that is on display. Learn more about all the art around the Carolina Union.


Day lockers are available free of charge for use by any UNC student. Located in the Underground Lounge, these lockers can be used to hold your stuff during the day. Did we mention free? Inquire at the Welcome Desk.

Collaboration Space

On our first floor, the Underground offers AV-equipped conference tables that are great for group study or projects. Get your team together and perfect that next presentation!

Meditation Room

Need to take a few minutes to de-stress or relax? The Meditation Room is available to all UNC students, faculty, and staff at all times when the Carolina Union is open. 

Lactation Room

Our building offers comfortable lactation space for students who are nursing, with a rocking chair and baby changing station. Check at our Welcome Desk for details.

Dance Rehearsal Space

Renovated in 2016, the Carolina Union Dance Rehearsal Space is located on our first floor and available to benefit all dance students and organizations on campus.

Pool and Ping-pong Tables

Unwind with friends and have some fun with our first floor pool and ping-pong tables. Check at the Welcome Desk for equipment.

Treadmill Desks

Get the blood flowing while you work by using our treadmill desks, located in the back of the Underground. 

Gender Neutral Restrooms

In keeping with our mission to provide safe and inclusive spaces for UNC students, gender neutral restrooms are available to all members of our community.


Alpine Bagel is located in the West Lounge or head downstairs or grab something at Wendy’s on the first floor.