The University will be closed for the Thanksgiving break November 26 through November 29. We will return to normal operating hours on Monday, November 30th.
The Graduate School's role is to foster excellence in all dimensions of post baccalaureate studies and is the primary advocate for graduate education and for graduate students at the University. Graduate education functions to explore and advance the limits of knowledge and define the state of the art in an academic discipline. Our purpose is to serve society's needs in specific technical and professional ways as well as the need for intellectual expansion. In accomplishing this mission, the Graduate School values integrity, collaboration, efficiency, innovation, and inclusiveness in all that it does.
Making it possible for enrollees to earn a graduate degree as a part-time student while taking many classes remotely, UNC Charlotte's School of Social Work will begin offering a part-time plan of study for its Master of Social Work (MSW) degree beginning in summer 2016.
Three more veterans will receive substantial financial support for graduate study at UNC Charlotte next year. UNC Charlotte’s Graduate School is continuing its graduate assistantship program to attract more veterans to enroll in master’s and doctoral programs.
A researcher in the Fire Safety Engineering Technology program of the William States Lee College of Engineering is leading a new multi-institutional study designed to reduce wildfires and mitigate damages due to ignition or fire spread by wind-blown fire embers.
UNC Charlotte’s Graduate Life Fellows program enters its eighth year this fall. Seven fellows, representing several of the University’s colleges, will continue to build community on campus with programming, events, workshops and outreach participation for the graduate student.