Partnerships and Initiatives

The Graduate School is actively involved in an array of partnerships and initiatives, both on campus, and in our Charlotte community.  

NC State University

The Graduate School and North Carolina State University have partnered to offer a Doctorate in Adult and Community College Education through UNC Charlotte.

Teach for America

The Graduate School partnering with the College of Education, offers a special post-baccalaureate program for Teach for America (TFA) Corps members.  Corps members are able to hold provisional teacher certification while completing the required coursework at UNC Charlotte for licensure.


The Graduate School is a partner with the University’s Veteran’s Affairs Office offering military and veteran students the support they need to become successful graduate students.  For more information visit our Veterans web page.

Community relations

Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, Tom Reynolds, is active in the community having paid visits to local communities in and around Charlotte.  The Dean and members of his staff meet with local/regional business leaders to discuss the importance of graduate education and the research it brings to our region. To date, Dean Reynolds has appeared in both North and South Charlotte.