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Join the UODI Summer Enrichment Mailing List, browse answers to commonly asked questions in the FAQ section below, or contact us with any additional questions.


For general questions:


PHONE: (919) 843-6086

FAX: (919) 843-5564

As we are a small staff serving thousands of applicants, we are not always able to respond to your phone calls and can more effectively support students, parents, and educators via email. Please refer to the FAQs below and email us with any additional questions you may have.


Project Uplift
University Office for Diversity & Inclusion
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SASB North, Suite 3226 | CB# 9128
450 Ridge Road, Chapel Hill, NC 25799-9128


How do I register for Project Uplift or Uplift PLUS?
If you are invited to attend, you will receive an email in April with a link to register. Be sure to check your junk mailbox. If you feel you did not receive an email, please email

When is the deadline to register?
You will receive a registration link if invited to attend. The deadline to register for Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS will be in May 2023.

Is there a cost to participate in Project Uplift?
The cost for Project Uplift 2023 is $35.

I missed the deadline to pay my Project Uplift registration fee online. Can I still pay?

You may bring your $35 payment on the day of your selected session. Your payment must be via Cashier’s Check from your bank or Money Order. No cash, personal checks, nor electronic payments will be accepted the day of. Please make your Cashier’s Check or Money Order payable to “UNC Chapel Hill University Office for Diversity and Inclusion”. Be sure to put “Project Uplift” in the memo line. Please have this filled out before submitting it to us.

What is the schedule for Project Uplift?
A sample schedule (subject to change) for all sessions can be found on the Preparing for Project Uplift page.

What is the Project Uplift Community?
The Project Uplift community is a social network site that we will utilize so that participants and counselors can connect with each other and learn more about UNC. You will receive an invitation to join the site within a week of your session.

Is there a cost to participate in Uplift PLUS?
Yes. The cost for Uplift PLUS 2023 is $1200, including a $100 non-refundable deposit.

What if I can’t afford the Uplift PLUS cost?
Scholarships are available. The scholarship application will be shared with students who are invited to participate.

What is the Uplift PLUS schedule?
A sample schedule (subject to change) can be found on the Preparing for Uplift PLUS page.

What are the benefits of attending Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS?
Project Uplift allows you to experience Carolina for yourself and gain essential information. Uplift PLUS will challenge and encourage you to become a leader. You will leave wanting to know more about yourself and others and how to make the college experience work for you.

Will Project Uplift or Uplift PLUS guarantee my admission to UNC?
No. However, Project Uplift is one of many ways to learn the “ins and outs” of UNC and learn about the application process. Uplift PLUS will prepare you for the application process.