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The residence halls of UNC, as told by 'The Office' characters

The Shortbread Lofts at 333 W Rosemary St.
The Shortbread Lofts at 333 W Rosemary St.

Jim Halpert

Smirking across the lawn from McIver, Alderman is as attractive as the character it represents.

Pam Beesly

Housing the “Women Experiencing Learning and Leadership” residential learning program, McIver is this secretary’s spirit — self-confident and quirky. 

Toby Flenderson

Far from the other residence halls, like Toby is annexed from the other workers, Spencer draws students to its white doors for logistical reasons. Talking to Toby is like walking all the way to the north campus package center. It is a hassle, but it must be done.

Erin Hannon

Scattered throughout campus, Ram Village symbolizes this scatterbrained secretary. As a relatively new addition, these apartments give upperclassmen a new living experience.

Dwight Schrute

The last resort for accommodations, a couch in the UL is the UNC equivalent of the office oddity. No one wants to use this resource, but it gets the job done for the night.

Kevin Malone

Hinton James, a first-year residence hall, is the equivalent to this clumsy character. Still naïve to the ways of UNC, its residents are pitied for their long walk to and from south campus.

Angela Martin

As oxymoronic as this character’s relationship with Dwight, Manly is an all-female residence hall on north campus.

Michael Scott

With a big personality and a social atmosphere, Morrison is the residence hall best fitting this regional manager. A fun time will always win over hard work at this dorm.

Ryan Howard

While this character believes to be better than the other office workers, Craige North seeks to be the better, newer version of its southern counterpart.

Meredith Palmer

As unpleasant as “Crusty Craige” is, Meredith is the embodiment of this residence hall. And we all know that if Meredith were a UNC student, she’d be a regular at the Grotto.

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Stanley Hudson and Phyllis Vance

Old and located across from each other, Old East and Old West symbolize this office duo.

Oscar Martinez

This character gets his work done and does not dawdle much like the students of Koury, one of the residence halls for honors housing.

Andy Bernard

An emblem of preppy style, Granville Towers share this trait in common with the Cornell graduate.