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Traditionally, Project Uplift sessions are two days. Below is a sample of the various experiences and events that occur during each Project Uplift session.

  • Opening Session: The UODI Student Access and Success team along with our student ambassadors will give you a brief welcome and overview of Project Uplift.
  • Q+A (Optional): Learn more about UNC from student perspectives. Ask questions you have about campus life inside and outside of the classroom.
  • SAT/ACT for Me: Learn important tips and tricks to raising 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.
  • Virtual Game Rooms: Participate in virtual and interactive games with your peers and Project Uplift Counselors.
  • Small Group:  Meet with current UNC students/your Project Uplift Counselors and connect with your peers in small group sessions filled with conversations and interpersonal connections.
  • Wrap Up Session: Your last group meet-up, but it is not goodbye! Here is where we say thank you for joining us for Project Uplift.


Project Uplift 2022 Schedule

Time Virtual Session
5:00 p.m. Opening/Welcome
5:20 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. Admissions & Scholarships and Student Aid
6:10 p.m. – 6:55 p.m. A+ ACT/SAT Test Prep
7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Q+A (Optional)
7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Small Group
8:00 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. Tar Heel Talks/Virtual Games
8:45 p.m. Closing/Wrap Up


The Virtual Project Uplift sessions would be held on 2 Thursday options. These dates will be posted soon.

This Project Uplift 2022 schedule is subject to change.