Mental Health Awareness Month – May

May 9, 2019

Mental illness is often considered a hidden disability, commonly overlooked and not easily understood. But did you know that depression is the second-leading cause of disability in the world? Mental health issues can negatively affect productivity, physical health and attendance. Disability … Continued

Count Me In Campaign

April 30, 2019

The Count Me In Campaign was created in Spring 2019 as a way to promote the self-identification of disabilities. Rudy Jones, ADA Coordinator, announced the Campaign at the Spring 2019 Empowering Carolina Seminar. Self-identifying a disability can be done in … Continued

Empowering Carolina spring 2019: Mental Health and Wellness

April 8, 2019

The Equal Opportunity and Compliance office wrapped up its 2019 Empowering Carolina Spring Seminar Tuesday, April 2. The program, hosted by the EOC Office and Accessibility Resources and Service Office, focused on Mental Health and Wellness. It was a topic … Continued

The Heels United Campaign: Love Empowers

February 21, 2019

Heels United teamed up with Student Wellness to promote healthy relationships during our Love Empowers Installation on February 11, 2019. The purpose of this installation was to communicate to the campus community about healthy, safe relationships around the Valentine’s Day … Continued

Empowering Carolina: Mental Health and the Workplace

November 5, 2018

The Equal Opportunity and Compliance office wrapped up its 2018 Empowering Carolina Fall Seminar Tuesday, October 9. More than 150 people packed into the Student Union’s Great Hall for this year’s event, which featured Brian Clarke, a Carolina alumnus and … Continued

Campus Email on OCR Resolution Agreement

June 26, 2018

Dear Carolina Community: We are pleased to report that the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has concluded its investigation of our Title IX program that arose out of a complaint filed more than five years ago. … Continued

EOC Statement on Department of Education Guidance

October 24, 2017

UNC-Chapel Hill is and will remain firmly committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all members of our community, free from discrimination, harassment, and related misconduct including sexual violence. We have carefully reviewed the interim guidance the Department … Continued

Commitment and Call to Action on Digital Accessibility

October 11, 2017

Dear Carolina Community: On behalf of the University’s Digital Accessibility Advisory Team (DAAT), we are sharing specific actions we are asking campus to take to assist with Carolina’s emerging digital accessibility plan. Implementing this plan is an important part of … Continued