New First-Year Students



Welcome To Carolina

  1. Know your PID
  2. Know your ONYEN and Password
  3. Set-up your UNC-CH email
  4. Sign up and Complete: Sakai – Academic Advising for the Class of 2020

    • Click “Yes” when you reach this screen Sakai Login

Quick Links To Supplemental Information

Tools Placement/By Examination Credit
Curriculum Policies/Resources
Majors Registration Information
Registration Support


First-Year Student Checklist (2016)
First-Year Student Checklist — International Students (2016)
Undergraduate Catalog
Advising Guide-For First Year Students (2016)
Academic Planning Worksheet 2016
First Year Seminars
Registration Information (Office of the University Registrar)
ConnectCarolina Instructional Videos (step-by-step instructions on how to navigate the online registration system)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Major Information Fact Sheets
On-Campus Placement Examinations (August 22)


Foreign Languages That Meet General Education FL Requirement
Information for Native or Experiential Speakers of a Foreign Language
Tar Heel Tracker
Chemistry 101
All students enrolling in Chemistry 101 in the fall semester are advised to take a readiness assessment online and complete a thorough pre-class preparation program called ALEKS prior to the start of the semester.  Completion of the ALEKS program within the first weeks of the semester will count towards a student’s class grade.   For more information, see


Information for Undecided Students
Majors in the College of Arts & Sciences Offered at UNC-Chapel Hill
Minors in the College of Arts & Sciences Offered at UNC-Chapel Hill
Professional School Majors Offered at UNC-Chapel Hill
Beginning Classes/Contacts for Majors

Placement/By-Exam credit

Math Placement Information
Placement Credit Information (AP, IB, SAT II, A-Level)
UNC-CH Online Foreign Language Placement Test (French, German, Spanish, Latin only)
2016 On-Campus Placement Exams


Student Resources
Academic Policies and Procedures
New Student and Carolina Parent Programs
Office of Undergraduate Education
Office of Undergraduate Curricula
Academic Eligibility
Course Repeat Policy
Carolina Courses Online


Fall 2016 Registration Dates
Connect Carolina Tutorial Video Series
First Year Seminars
Registration Support FAQs