A peer counselor at the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid gives financial advice to an incoming transfer student. Students with work study jobs are eligible for SNAP benefits, but few UNC students use the program. 

A look into UNC's financial aid and drug conviction policy

The University recently outlined how a drug conviction affects federal financial aid eligibility. 


Crime and public safety

Chapel Hill Police Department logs can be found here.

Carrboro Police Department logs can be found here.

Department of Public Safety logs can be found here.

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Maya Little speaks at the Peace and Justice Plaza on Monday August 21st against confederate monument Silent Sam. Maya had been previously arrested for her demonstrations against Silent Sam.

Maya Little denies organizing Silent Sam protest

At the protest against Silent Sam on Monday, August 20, Maya Little gave remarks before the group marched on McCorkle Place, and hours later, removed the statue from its pedestal. She spoke about her experience with police at previous protests, as well as her continued dissent of the Confederate monument on campus. The next day, she spoke with The Daily Tar Heel about her relationship with protesters, her criminal and honor court charges and her next steps. 


Chapel Hill Police officers are on the scene of a death at Deming Rd.

UPDATED: Mother and son found dead in home on Deming Road

When Dirk Cotton and his family moved to their home on Deming Road in 2005, one of Margaret Gibson’s sons knocked on their door with an apple pie at hand.  “I thought it was a really sweet thing to do. I hadn’t seen anyone do that in decades," he said. "The incident was surprisingly depressing."  Thursday Oct. 12, the Cottons found out their neighbors, Margaret Gibson, 86, and her son, Eric Gibson, 53, had died in their Chapel Hill home in 442 Deming Road.