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All Project Uplift sessions are held from Thursday to Saturday. Below is a sample of the various experiences and events that occur during each Project Uplift session.

  • PU Games: Project Uplift Counselors take you through a series of fun and interactive activities that will teach you valuable information about yourself and others!
  • 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.
  • College & Academic Resource Information Fair: Meet with Admissions Counselors from various North Carolina colleges and universities and connect with representatives from various campus and community groups to learn more about student services and student involvement.
  • 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.
  • PU Culture Show: Performances from UNC student performance groups – singing, dancing, stepping, spoken word and more.
  • PU Extravaganza: Music, dancing and games with your fellow participants.