Access & Outreach

Picture of StudentsThe University of North Carolina and its constituent institutions are committed to increasing access to higher education in North Carolina.

UNC General Administration serves as the administrative agent for two US Department of Education Grants that seek to improve access to higher education, GEAR UP North Carolina and the NC College Access Challenge Grant.

It also serves as the administrative agent for the Pathways program, a component of the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) partnership, and houses the departments of CFNC Technology & Internet Services and the CFNC Resource Center.

UNC General Administration also seeks to improve collaboration among many other pre-college access programs across the state via meetings, conferences, and dissemination of best practices.