Nominations for the 2015 Carolina Summer Reading Book are now open! Please submit your nominations here: 2015 Carolina Summer Reading Program Book Nominations



The Summer Reading Book Discussion for The Round House will take place on Monday, August 18th: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Please click the links below for resources related to the 2014 Carolina Summer Reading Program Book:

  •  Ackland Art Museum Installation: The Ackland Art Museum will feature an installation of works of art that are representative of topics addressed in The Round House. Please visit the Events & Programs page of the Ackland Art Museum’s Web site in mid-August for more information. The installation will be on display through Sunday, September 28.


Summer Reading Contest

#UNCSummerReading Contest

Win an autographed basketball by Men’s Basketball Head Coach Roy Williams! How?

From your Twitter and/or Instagram account, post a picture showing us where you’re reading your summer reading book (The Round House) with the hashtag #UNCSummerReading and mention @uncnewstudents to be entered into a drawing to win a basketball autographed by UNC Men’s Basketball Coach Roy Williams! Make sure to follow @uncnewstudents to be eligible to win!


Contest Rules:

1)      Eligibility: All incoming and current UNC-Chapel Hill students who participate are eligible to win.

2)      Entry Period: The contest begins on August 8, 2014 and ends on August 17, 2014 at 11:59pm EST.

3)      To Enter: Follow @uncnewstudents on Twitter and/or Instagram. From your Twitter and/or Instagram account, post a picture of where you are reading your summer reading book with the hashtag #UNCSummerReading and mention @uncnewstudents. The summer reading book must be in the photo.

4)      Contestants may only use one account per social media site in order to be entered into the drawing. Make sure your account settings are set so we can see your post.

5)      Prize Winner Selection/Notification: One winner will be randomly drawn from the eligible entries. The winner will be announced and notified on August 19, 2014 10:00am EST via New Student & Carolina Parent Program’s Twitter (@uncnewstudents) and Instagram (@uncnewstudents) accounts.

6)      Prize: The winner will receive an autographed basketball by UNC Men’s Basketball Coach Roy Williams.