UNC Employee Perks

Ackland Art Museum The Ackland Art Museum on UNC-Chapel Hill's campus houses more than 15,000 works of art ranging from ancient to modern.  www.ackland.org
Athletic Events:  Each year you receive a complimentary season pass for various UNC-CH athletic events, excluding football and men's basketball.  For football and basketball events, employees receive a discount on the season ticket price.  Contact the UNC-CH Athletic Department at 962-2296 for additional information.
Carolina ClubThe Carolina Club is a member-supported dining Club created for alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  It provides atmosphere of distinction where you may meet colleagues and friends, entertain guests, and dine in warm and friendly surroundings.  It is located in the George Watts Hill Alumni Center between Stadium Drive and Ramshead Parking Lot.  During the week, the Carolina Club is open for lunch throughout the afternoon; Tuesday through Saturday for dinner; and once a month and special occasions for Sunday brunch.  It is also available at other times on a reservation basis for meetings and social events.  Membership is available to alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the University who are at least 231 years of age and members of the General Alumni Association.  For information on membership opportunities, please call the Carolina Club at 962-1101.
Carolina Union Activities:  You may purchase a Carolina Union Privilege Card, which allows for participation in various Carolina Union activities.  Some of these activities include movies, billiards and bowling.  The card may be purchased from the UNC-CH Student Union Box Office by calling 962-1449.
Faculty-Staff Recreation Association (The Farm):  The UNC Faculty-Staff Recreation Association (The Farm) provides recreation and social facilities including tennis, swimming and other activities for its members and their families. Membership is available to permanent full-time and part-time employees.  The facility is located off Raleigh Road (Hwy 54) on Barbee Chapel Road at the eastern edge of the Mason Farm tract.  Members pay an initiation fee and monthly dues.  You may call 962-3933 for more information.
Finley Golf Course:  Finley Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course owned by UNC-Chapel Hill.  It is the home of UNC Chapel Hill's golf teams.  The course, redesigned by Tom Fazio is open to the public, and discounted green fees are available.  It is located on Old Mason Farm Road and Finley Golf Course Road off Highways 54 and 15-501.  For more information call 962-2349.
Gym and Pool Facilities:  You may purchase a Gym and Pool Privilege Card that permits the use of any UNC-Chapel Hill's gyms and athletic facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, racquetball courts, weight rooms, basketball courts, tennis courts, employee gym, and Student Recreation Center.  You may contact UNC-Chapel Hill's OneCard Office in the Student Store at 962-1385 for information on how to purchase gym and pool privileges.  Certain restrictions apply as to specific hours of use.  The current cost to purchase a card is $120 per year and the year runs from August 1 through July 31.
Kerr Lake Recreation Association:  Kerr Lake Recreation Area is a 230-acre peninsula bordering Kerr Lake, one of North Carolina's most popular locations for water sports, camping, and outdoor relaxation.  It is operated by the UNC Kerr Lake Recreation Association and UNC-Chapel Hill's Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science.  You may purchase daily or annual use permits from the Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science at UNC-Chapel Hill.  For more information, you may call 962-1153.
Library Privileges:  The UNC-CH campus-wide library system has one of the premier collections in the South.  You may check out books at Davis, Undergraduate, and Wilson libraries, in addition to 14 other library facilities available on the campus, by using your UNC OneCard.
Morehead Planetarium:  Located on East Franklin Street, the Morehead Planetarium offers a wide range of multi-media star shows and big-screen film offerings.  You may become a member of the Planetarium Society, or attend their individually advertised programs.  Special programs for children are offered throughout the year.  For more information about the programs, including admission fees, you may call 549-6863 or 962-1236www.moreheadplanetarium.org
Motorist Assistance Program (M.A.P.):  M.A.P. is a free service provided by the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Public Safety, offering jump-starts or lock-out/key retrievals to campus motorist.  To access M.A.P. on weekdays between 7a.m. and midnight, you may call the Parking Enforcement Division at 962-8006. During all other hours, you should call Campus Police at 962-8100.
North Carolina Botanical Gardens:  The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a regional research center for the conservation and interpretation of plants, particularly those native to the Southeastern United States.  The Coker Arboretum, the William Hunt Arboretum, the Coker Pinetum, and the Mason Farm Biological Reserve are included in the Garden's nearly 600 acres.  For a schedule of events, tours, and more information, call 962-0522www.unc.edu/depts/ncbg
Notary Public Services:  Notary Public services are available for University-related forms at no charge in the Benefits Office.  Please call 843-5673 for an appointment.
Playmakers Repertory Company:  The PlayMakers is North Carolina's only full-seasoned not-for-profit resident professional theatre.  It is a program of the Department of Dramatic Art at UNC-CH and is located on Country Club Road near its intersection with Raleigh Road (Hwy 54).  For ticket information, contact the box office at 962-PLAY.
State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC):  SEANC is a voluntary, non-profit organization whose primary role is that of legislative lobbyist for State Employees.  For more information about membership, programs and services, you may contact SEANC at 1-800-222-27458www.seanc.org
UNC OneCard:  The UNC OneCard is UNC-Chapel Hill's photo identification card that you may use to access various campus privileges and services including campus libraries.  In addition to your photograph, it contains bar coding for use as a library privilege card in Davis and House Undergraduate libraries.  It may also serve as a gym/pool pass if you elect to purchase these privileges.  In order to obtain a UNC OneCard, you should call the UNC OneCard office at 962-1385 after receiving your first paycheck to ensure that you have been assigned a PID (Personal Identification Number).  Once the UNC OneCard office confirms that a PID has been assigned, you should appear in person at the OneCard office (located in the basement of the Daniels Building that houses Student Stores) to obtain a card.  You should take with you some form of employment verification.  www.onecard.unc.edu
Wellness Program (HEELS for Health):  Helping Employees Enhance their Lifestyles (H.E.E.L.S.) is UNC-Chapel Hill's wellness program designed to provide educational information and encourage better health practices among employees.  Programs include individual fitness assessment and consultation, employee exercise classes, employee fitness center, and educational seminars.  For more information, you may contact H.E.E.L.S. for Health at 962-8210www.heelsforhealth.unc.edu
Wellness Center at Meadowmont (UNC Hospitals):  The Wellness Center at Meadowmont serves as a community resource for health improvement within the greater Chapel Hill/Carrboro area.  Offering a broad array of programs and services, The Wellness Center delivers comprehensive and competent resources only available through a highly respected academic center.  Owned and operated by UNC Hospitals, The Wellness Center at Meadowmont is built upon a tradition of quality services provided by the UNC Health Care System.  The Center is located on Hwy 54, across from the Hwy 54 entrance to the William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center.  Meadowmont is designed to be a total lifestyle concept facility.  Located within a spacious 52,000 square foot building, The Wellness Center contains and Olympic indoor pool, indoor track, aerobics studios, cardiovascular and strength training equipment, free weights, and multi-purpose room for indoor basketball and volleyball.  Committed to offering health and lifestyle education programs, The Wellness Center contains a Lifestyle Enhancement Center, providing physiological testing and screening services along with a well equipped demonstration kitchen for cooking and nutrition classes.  For more information, you may contact The Wellness Center at 966-5500http://uncwellness.com