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Preparing for Project Uplift

Project Uplift participants on campus


The tabs below will provide you with all you need to know to prepare for Project Uplift. If you have further questions, please contact us at Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the information below regarding Project Uplift dates and format are subject to change.


Project Uplift will be held in-person on Carolina’s campus. The dates for Project Uplift 2023 are listed below:

  • SESSION 1: Saturday, June 3, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • SESSION 2: Saturday, June 10, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • SESSION 3: Friday, June 23, 9:00am – 3:00pm

If you are unsure which date you have registered for, please revisit the confirmation email you received immediately after you registered. If you changed your date, you received a second confirmation email with the new date reflected in it. If you cannot locate the email, be sure to check your junk folder.


All Project Uplift participants must complete the Release and Expectations Form in order to participate in the program. You will receive instructions to submit your Release and Expectations Form via email after paying your registration fee.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of participants, we are unable to respond to individual requests to check if you have submitted your medical release. If you are unsure, please re-submit the medical release form to ensure we have it in our files.  



Project Uplift Schedule*

Time Session
7:45 a.m. Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome Session
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Admissions & Scholarships and Student Aid
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Essay Writing Workshop
10:30 a.m. – 11:30am Panel for Parents/Guardians
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Tar Heel Talks/Social Groups
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Break
12:00 p.m. Campus Tours
1:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Culture Show/Social Mixer
3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks


 *This is a sample scheduleThese times and session placements are subject to change. 



You will receive an email to join the Project Uplift Community and more info at least 24 hours before your session. Please create your account and download the app to keep up with all updates!