Student Activities


The Charlotte 49ers athletics teams compete at the NCAA Division I level. Members of Conference USA, the Charlotte 49ers boast 18 NCAA sports. Students may attend all sporting events free of charge with their student ID card.

Recreation & Fitness

Looking for ways to be active on campus? Check out University Recreation’s facilities, intramural and club sports, and fitness programs.

Student Organizations

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has more than 400 student organizations to choose from, offering something for everyone. There are many benefits to joining a student organization: making new friends, developing new skills and abilities, working as part of a team, learning to set and achieve goals, sharing your time and talents, as well as having fun.

Student Union

Located right across the street from the ELTI classes, the Student Union is the main hub on campus for student activities. With restaurants, coffee shops, stores, a movie theater, art gallery, and lounge areas, it is the perfect place for students to enjoy breaks from class and immerse themselves in University life.

Arts & Entertainment

UNC Charlotte offers a wide variety of exhibitions and performances throughout the year by talented students and faculty.

International Coffee Hour

Meet people from around the world, play games and enjoy really good conversations, or just relax and listen in with a tasty, homemade beverage.

Things to do in Charlotte

While there is a lot to do on campus, there is also a lot to do and experience in and around the city of Charlotte.