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The Division of Student Affairs at UNC Pembroke is [still] here for you and remains committed to our students and campus community throughout this pandemic. Check out the list of virtual events, programs and services below. All of our departments are [still] open and here to foster student success. Reach out to us directly, or to any of our departments as we get through this together.

 

CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP

CEL is [still] here for you. Check out their virtual programs and events below, visit uncp.edu/CEL and follow them on social media @leaduncp for more information.

  • Meet CEL Mondays: Learn fun trivia so you can get to know one of the professional staff members in the office.
  • GOLD in SOLD Spotlight Tuesdays: Meet all 12 organizations with gold status in this year’s student organization leadership development (SOLD) process.
  • Wear Letters Wednesdays: We encourage all Greek-lettered organizations to proudly post pictures of yourselves in your letters. To celebrate, we’ll post videos showcasing the different councils on campus every Wednesday.
  • Leadership Lessons Thursdays: Leadership and soft skills make up 9 of 10 employer’s most desired skills. Each week, we’ll cover a new topic to help you reach your full leadership potential.
  • Virtual meetings with student organizations
  • Virtual SGA recruitment and meeting: Check out uncp.edu/SGA to learn more.
  • Weekly live events: Join @leaduncp for live events on Facebook/Instagram. 
  • Scattergories Online Virtual Game Night, September 26       
  • World Mental Health Day, Virtual Aromatherapy Kits, October 10        
  • Rally Towel Distribution and Virtual Social Media Challenge, October 16         
  • Halloween Virtual Escape Rooms, October 31
  • Show Biz Quiz Virtual Game Night, November 7
  • Coloring Dry Erase Boards End of Semester Stress Relief, November 14
  • WebEx House Party DJ Old School vs. New School with Cool Receptions, November 21

 

CAMPUS RECREATION

Campus Recreation is [still] here for you. Think outside the run with virtual programs and events below. Visit uncp.edu/campusrec and follow @uncpcampusrec for more information.

  • Free streaming workouts with Les Mills/Planet Fitness/Nike.com/CompTrain Functional Fitness: Group and individual instruction for isolated locations that utilize minimal equipment. Visit https://watch.lesmillsondemand.com/at-home-workouts through the IMLeagues platform to get started for LesMills. Visit uncp.edu/campusrec to find other virtual workouts.
  • Virtual yoga classes: 30-minute virtual classes can be found at uncp.edu/campusrec under Virtual Fitness/Virtual Yoga.
  • ESPN Fantasy Football: Register on IMLeagues to participate in leagues and daily fantasy for football, baseball, basketball and golf.
  • Outdoor Pursuit: Get outside and see national parks, gardens, museums and woods. Click here to learn more.
  • Aquatic Activities: Watch our how to stay safe at the pool and beach video, participate in our virtual CPR/AED online courses and view American Red Cross resources.

 

COMMUNITY AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Community and Civic Engagement is [still] here for you. Visit uncp.edu/cce to learn more about their services and how you can continue to serve during COVID-19.

  • Volunteer opportunities on serve.uncp.edu.
  • CARE Resource Center remains open Monday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday 1-5 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 1-6 p.m., and Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are away from campus, but still experiencing needs, please contact the department directly for resources.
  • Virtual Food Drive for the CARE Resource Center. Visit uncp.edu/careuncp to donate.
  • Events: all CCE events are listed on BraveConnect.

 

CAREER CENTER

The Career Center is [still] here for you. With virtual events, one-on-one counseling and resume review, now is the time to connect. Alumni, there are virtual events for you as well. Visit uncp.edu/careers and follow on social media @uncpcareercenter.

  • One-on-one career counseling: Connect with us to begin one-on-one career counseling by phone or web. Call to get started.
  • Senior resume review: Calling all seniors! Submit your resumes for review now via Handshake for customized feedback. Visit uncp.edu/career to get started.
  • Talon Talk- A Career Journey (Weekly Web Series)
  • Weekly Wednesday (Facebook)
  • Insta-Live, Weekly Friday, 12 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: Health and Human Services, August 312020, 12 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: Health and Human Services, August 31, 2020, 5 p.m.
  • Career/Job Search Resource Demo: Career Shift, September 3, 2020, 12 p.m.                
  • Career Lab: The Art of Interviewing, September 9, 2020, 12 p.m.
  • Topic: Applying to Government and Non-Profit Opportunities, September 9, 2020, 5 p.m.                   
  • Employer Spotlight: AAA Carolinas, September 10, 202, 2 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA), September 14, 2020, 10 a.m.
  • Building Your Brand: Building Your Brand Fireside Chat with Senior Manager Trade Strategy
  • and Project Management at Reynolds American Inc., September 15, 2020, 11 a.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: Novant Health, September 15, 2020, 4 p.m.
  • Topic: Applying for Government and Non-Profit Opportunities, September 16, 2020, 5 p.m.                 
  • Employer Spotlight Career Advising Corps, September 17, 2020, 10 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: Food Shuttle, September 22, 2020, 10 a.m.
  • Virtual Criminal Justice, Sociology and Cyber Security Career Fair, September 24, 2020, 10 a.m.
  • Building Your Brand: Social Justice Entrepreneurship-Featuring Co-Founders of Courtroom5, September 24, 2020, 5 p.m.
  • Career Lab: Building LinkedIn Profile, September 25, 2020, 12 p.m. 
  • Career Lab: Preparing for A Virtual Career Fair, October 1, 2020, 12 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: U.S. Army Special Operations Command, October 1, 2020, 1 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: NC Division of Purchase and Contract, October 2, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
  • Career Lab: Preparing for A Virtual Career Fair, October 5, 2020, 5 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: YMCA of Western Carolina, October 6, 2020, 10 a.m.
  • Virtual Job Search Group-Topic: Beginning Your Job/Internship Search, October 7, 2020, 5 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: Greensboro Fire Department, October 8, 2020, 10 a.m.
  • 60 Second Elevator Entrepreneur Pitch, October 9, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
  • Navigating the State Application Process NC Department of Public Safety, October 12, 2020, 9 a.m.
  • Fireside Chat: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, October 12, 2020, 5 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: Lumbee Tribe Enterprises, LLC, October 13, 2020, 10 a.m.
  • Virtual Job Search Group-Topic: Beginning Your Job/Internship Search, October 14, 202, 5 p.m.
  • Networking- The First Steps and Utilizing Your Network for Your Job Search, October 15, 2020, 5 p.m.
  • Virtual Career Fair: Mountain East Conference Career Fair, October 16, 2020, 10 p.m.
  • Employer Spotlight: McLeod Health, October 19, 2020, 10 a.m.
  • Career Resource Demo: Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn, October 20, 2020, 12 p.m.
  • Virtual Job Search Group-Beginning Your Job/Internship Search, October 21, 2020, 5 p.m.
  • Virtual Education Career Fair, November 6, 2020, 10 p.m.
  • Alumni Career Services Kick-Off Month, November 9-18 and December 1-11, 2020

 

STUDENT INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

OSID is [still] here for you. Connect with the team online via social media and at uncp.edu/osid for resources and various awareness campaigns.

  • Virtual Inclusion Roundtables: Targeted meetings to hear from students, faculty and staff to assess the needs of UNC Pembroke’s diverse communities to determine how the campus can work together to create a more inclusive BraveNation.
  • Inclusion Roundtable: American Indian, September 15, 3:30 p.m.
  • Inclusion Roundtable: African American, September 16, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: White, September 17, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Latinx/Hispanic, September 21, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Asian/Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian, September 22, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Commuter, September 23, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Women, September 24, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Virtual Diversity Series presents "Sharing Black and Native Histories" with Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery and Dr. Arwin Smallwood, September 24, 7 p.m. Dr. Lowery and Dr. Smallwood will facilitate a discussion where they explore and discuss the shared histories and experiences of American Indians and African Americans in the United States, particularly their efforts to combat and abate White supremacy and social injustice. They will also delve into how American Indians, Africans and Europeans shaped the history of North Carolina.
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Men, September 28, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: LGBTQIA+, September 29, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Faculty and Staff, September 30, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Military Affiliated, October 1, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Students, October 5, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: Non-traditional students (age 24+), October 6, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Inclusion Roundtable: General, October 7, 3:30 p.m., Virtual
  • Transgender Awareness Week, November 7-13
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 14

 

POLICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY

Police and Public Safety is [still] here for you. Our team of officers is committed to protecting BraveNation and remains on-campus to keep our community safe. Download the LiveSafe Mobile app to stay up to date with real time safety updates.

  • Continued service on-campus.
  • LiveSafe mobile app. Free download for Apple and Android. Visit uncp.edu/LiveSafe for details.
  • Online parking portal: Reserve your parking permits, pay parking tickets and manage other parking actions at uncp.edu/parking.

 

COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

CAPS is [still] here for you. Throughout the pandemic, Counseling and Psychological Services will maintain all of their individual services remotely to students wanting to continue counseling and medication management. Call to get started. 

  • Virtual counseling sessions: Available via phone or WebEx video. Call to begin.
  • Psychiatric evaluations (in person) and virtual follow-ups for medication management for students connected with CAPS.
  • Woebot free mobile app: Available for download in the app store and google play.
  • WellTrack: Interactive self-health therapy app offers wellness resources at your fingertips! Use your Bravemail to sign up for free! Click here to download from the Apple store. Click here to download from Google Play.
  •  24/7 Crisis Line: Call 910.775.4749.
  • Feel Better Fast Group: This live group builds self-regulation skills of (1) distress tolerance, (2) mindfulness, (3) emotion regulation and (4) interpersonal effectiveness. Handouts will be shared on all skills taught. Offered Thursdays 1-2 p.m. October 8-22, 2020. Call CAPS 910-521-6202 for a triage and referral to the group.
  • iRest Group (Integrative Restoration—a deep meditative practice) is hosted by a live counselor with various recordings from iRest professionals. Option 1 Mondays 3-4 p.m. until October 12, 2020. Option 2 Thursdays 1-2 p.m. until November 5, 2020. Both groups are open to be joined and are facilitated via WebEx; call CAPS 910-521-6202 for a triage and referral to the group.
  • iRest (Integrative Restoration—a deep meditative practice) meditation audio files are available at uncp.edu/caps. iRest practice explores the state that exists between sleep and wakefulness, where deep healing takes place in the mind and body. During the 30-40 minute practice, you are guided to rotate your conscious awareness through physical body and progress into an exploration of feelings, emotions, thoughts and joy that are present during your practice. This rotating awareness has been demonstrated to increase focus and attention while helping the nervous system calm.
  • Outreach Programming open to all students. Click here for all events.
  • How to effectively manage stress—October 14, 12-1 p.m. via WebEx
  • Benefits of Self-Care-Webex Series: October 22, 3 p.m.
  • Virtual Mental Health Screenings: Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Coping with Stress and Anxiety in the Covid-19 Era: This live WebEx series is offered weekly every Wednesday from 4-5 p.m.  Students, faculty and staff can join in to learn effective coping skills to manage stress and anxiety in the Covid-19 era. WebEx link can be found here

 

HOUSING AND RESIDENCE LIFE

Housing and Residence Life is [still] here for you. Stay connected while off-campus through email, web, social media and phone. Follow the team on social media to join social media challenges.

  • Feeding the FYRE: Roundtable Discussion, September 10, 6:30 p.m.
  • Can-4-Cones, September 10, 6:30 p.m.
  • Virtual Laundry Palooza, September 14, 7 p.m.
  • Ice Cream and Things, September 11, 12 p.m.
  • Minute to Win It, September 14, 8 p.m.
  • Virtual Lunch and Learn: Goal Setting, September 16, 12 p.m.
  • Sexual Health Awareness, September 16, All Day
  • Stress Management, September 16, 7:30 p.m.
  • Create Your Own Care Package, September 17, 8:30 p.m
  • Courtyard Cookbook, September 21-October 2
  • Virtual Let it Go!, September 23, 7:30 p.m.
  • Virtual Voting Rights Kahoots and Registration, September 28, all Day
  • Outdoor SOCA Aerobics, September 30
  • Virtual Are you Smarter Than an RA, September 30, 7:30 p.m.
  • FYRE Friday, October 2, 11 a.m.
  • Campus Cleanup, October 3, 9 a.m.
  • Stomp Out Bullying: Anti-bullying Campaign, October 4-9, All Day
  • You’re Driving me Crazy! Stress Management, October 14, 7 p.m.
  • Breast Cancer Awareness, October 7, All Day
  • Academic Escape Room, October 12, 7:30 p.m.
  • Who Needs Sleep?, October 14, 7 p.m.
  • Young Entrepreneurs: The Experience, October 24, 3 p.m.
  • Virtual Dye-Versity, October 26
  • LGBT Campaign, October 28
  • T-Shirt Memorial Project: October 28
  • Virtual Combating Test Anxiety, September 27, 7 p.m.
  • Frustration Pinata, November 15, 7 p.m.
  • FYRE Friday, November 6, 11 a.m.
  • FYREside Chat: Focus Groups, November 4, 6 p.m.
  • Pop Away the Stress, November 12, 5 p.m.

 

CARE TEAM

The CARE Team is [still] here for you. Connect via phone, WebEx, Twitter and at uncp.edu/campus-life/care-team.

  • Virtual resources and support services
  • Academic success strategies
  • Self-care strategies
  • Interactive asset map on website to help you locate resources near UNC Pembroke.
  • Concerned about someone? Submit a Care Report to let us know.

 

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES

Student Health Services is [still] here for you. From telehealth appointments to virtual resources and on-campus support, SHS is committed to providing high-quality healthcare for students. Call to get started.

  • Health and Wellness Webex Series: Join Student Health Services and Counseling and Psychological Services for a live discussion on the 4th Thursday of each month as we talk about the different challenges that students may face in the upcoming semester, as well as techniques to overcome these challenges. The Webex information is located on BraveConnect.
  • COVID-19 Response Workshop: Health Promotion is collaborating with The Office of Student Conduct to facilitate a COVID-19 Response Workshop for students who are not compliant with new COVID-19 requirements on campus. This will be an educational presentation on the importance of wearing a mask, educational information on COVID-19 and information on new COVID-19 protocols. This is offered in a Webex format on the first Monday and third Thursday of every month.
  • Telehealth: Student Health Services began virtual care visits via Webex or traditional telephone calls on Monday, March 23, 2020. Please be assured that we can address many non-urgent concerns through a virtual visit. However, you must physically be in North Carolina during the scheduled virtual visit. To schedule an appointment, call 910-521-6219. For more information on Telehealth, visit our website at www.uncp.edu/shs.
  • Virtual Self-care Resources: Visit www.uncp.edu/shs to take a look at our virtual self-care resources. This includes CollegeHealth TV, COVID-19 information, anxiety and sleep information, and more.
  • In-person Treatment: We are available to maintain ongoing healthcare for students (e.g. medication refills, follow up lab tests, brief questions, etc.) Students should call 910-521-6219 to make appointments. In order to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19, we are no longer taking walk-ins. Face-to-face appointments will be limited.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

Environmental Health and Safety is [still] here for you. Virtual training sessions are available, and the team remains committed to keeping a safe campus environment. Visit uncp.edu/safety to learn more.

  • Virtual LASER training and exam
  • Virtual golf cart training and exam
  • Autoclave safety program and exam

 

OFFICE OF STUDENT CONDUCT

The Office of Student Conduct is [still] here for you. Visit uncp.edu/conduct to connect.

  • Though UNCP classes are being conducted in a virtual environment, the standards of behavior have not changed. Students are expected to demonstrate respect in all virtual interactions with other students, faculty and staff. Student integrity and the authenticity of student work, regardless of technology platform, continues to be an expectation. All students are expected to adhere to the UNCP Student Code of Conduct, Academic Honor Code and all policies that govern students. Should you have any questions about how campus policies apply to you, feel free to contact the Office of Student Conduct at studentconduct@uncp.edu.

 

For additional virtual university resources, visit uncp.edu/UNCPcares.