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The NCR Experience 

The 2019 North Carolina Renaissance (NCR) program will be held from Wednesday, July 8 to Saturday, July 11, 2020.  Below is a sample of the various experiences and events that occur during NCR.

  • NCR Games: NCR Counselors take you through a series of fun and interactive activities that will teach you valuable information about yourself and others!
  • Challenge Course: Students visit the UNC Outdoor Education Center and participate in a variety of team building activities.
  • The Carolina Classroom: Experience what it is like to be a Carolina student. In this session, you will participate in a mock classroom with Carolina faculty.
  • NCR Service Projects: Students will participate in various service projects throughout the community.
  • SAT/ACT for Me: Learn important tips and tricks to raise your SAT or ACT scores, with A+ Test Prep.
  • Scholarship & Student Aid: Learn the ins and outs about paying for college, with UNC financial aid counselors.
  • Admissions: Learn all about UNC and the admissions process with information from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
  • Academic Explorations: Participate in hands-on learning with schools and departments from across campus.
  • Tar Heels Talk Sessions: Tar Heels Talk sessions encourage participants to discuss issues affecting their lives and to learn about what others think about these issues.
  • Recreational Activities: Explore the recreation options for students on Carolina’s Campus. Some activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, movies & games, salsa and Franklin Street tours.
  • Branding Yourself:  This session will teach participants how to present themselves professionally and appropriately on social media sites.
  • Leadership: Leadership and you! Learn more about leadership and your personal leadership qualities with fun group activities. Music, dancing and games with your fellow participants.
  • NCR’s Got Talent: NCR participants display their talents.


NC Renaissance Student Video Presentation