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Student Affairs

 Student Affairs strives to advance the educational mission of the University by creating inclusive student-centered learning environments where students excel academically and develop personally into their best selves. Your gift to one of five areas below helps students succeed, inside and outside the classroom.

Up for the Challenge? 

Make a bigger impact by taking advantage of the following challenges!

  • University partner TIAA will be matching gifts to the Jamil Niner Student Pantry dollar for dollar up to $10,000 for #NinerNationGives! Double your impact and give now.
  • Long time employee and proud 49er, Betty Doster, is challenging Niner Nation to support Student Wellness for #NinerNationGives. 75 gifts to any student success fund will unlock her $2,000 reward.
  • Hey Students! Come on out to the CoEd/CHHS Quad on Wednesday to dunk Kevin Bailey and show your support for #NinerNationGives. If 1,049 student gifts are made during #NinerNationGives, he will give a $1,049 reward!
  • Hey UNC Charlotte Greeks! Let's see which Greek Organization can get the most donations during the 49 hours of #NinerNationGives!
  • All gifts to the Class of 2022 fund are being matched 3:1 by generous alumni couple Gene '73 and Vickie '71, '82 Johnson! Make your Class Gift during #NinerNationGives in order to personalize a brick for just $13/$38!
  • For extra incentive, proud 49er alumni Andrew ‘15 and Emily ‘15 Baker will reward the first 20 students who support Class of 2022 Gift Campaign during #NinerNationGives by providing one line of brick text to leave their legacy on campus.
  • Hey Niner Students! Alumni couple Gene '73 and Vickie '71, '82 Johnson are challenging you to shape what's next at Charlotte by matching all student gifts 2:1 during #NinerNationGives! That means for every $10 gift from a student, Gene will give $20! Give any amount now to triple your impact!

Shape What's Next for Student Affairs

SAFE Program

The Charlotte SAFE program creates peer mentoring opportunities to help freshmen transition from high school to college by focusing on academics, making connections, and personal growth. SAFE welcomes all students, including those from historically marginalized backgrounds, and encourages active participation in UNC Charlotte support services, academic advising, and campus life.

Greek Life Fund

The Greek Life Fund supports scholarships, leadership opportunities, professional development, and community service projects for UNC Charlotte's fraternities and sororities, a diverse and values-based community of over 40 chapters uniquely positioned to build the leaders of tomorrow.

Charlotte Recovery Program (CRC)

The Charlotte Recovery Program helps students on the path to recovery from substance use. The program offers access to a community that includes therapy, volunteering, social and educational activities. A gift to the Sustainability Fund supports scholarships, student travel, community-building activities, and other resources for Charlotte students in recovery.

Jamil Niner Student Pantry 

One in three college students experiences food insecurity. The Jamil Niner Student Pantry provides assistance to UNC Charlotte students who struggle with food insecurity, so that every student has access to nutritious food. Help us do our part so that no person in the Niner community goes hungry and every student has access to nutritious food.

Student Assistance Fund 

Your gift to the Student Assistance Fund supports students facing unexpected life emergencies. Whether it’s a sudden need for temporary housing, mental health support, or financial relief, this fund can serve as a lifeline to a student navigating a sudden disruption or life crisis. One gift can make a huge difference.

Last Gift of #NNG Challenge
Shoutout to Zoe Weatherington for making the LAST GIFT of #NinerNationGives! Zoe's gift in honor of her mother, Charlotte 49ers Volleyball Coach Karen Weatherington, has unlocked a bonus $250 for volleyball. Thank you Zoe!
UNLOCKED: Wear Green Wednesday Social Media Challenge
What an incredible "Wear Green Wednesday," Niner Nation. Thank you to everyone that shared their UNC Charlotte pride today, and thank you to Jimmy Touchstone '93 for your inspirational school spirit! 49 pics have unlocked Jimmy's $490 reward.
Battle of the Units!
Charlotte 49ers Athletics is the winner of this year's $NinerNationGives Battle of the Units! Thank you to all areas of our great University for participating.
Rank Department Gifts
1 Charlotte 49ers Athletics 1,022
2 Student Affairs 458
3 William States Lee College of Engineering 434
4 Belk College of Business 241
5 College of Arts + Architecture 214
Niner Students 2:1 Match Challenge
THANK YOU STUDENTS! Your gifts have been matched 2:1 by Gene and Vickie Johnson. We are blown away by your support of #NinerNationGives.
$14,074 MATCHED
Battle of the Graduating Classes
Shout out to the class of 1992 for securing the most gifts during #NinerNationGives! You have ranked #1 for this year's Battle of the Graduating Classes. Thank you!
Graduation year
Rank Answer Gifts
1 1992 53
2 2020 47
3 2019 44
4 2018 44
5 2010 43
6 2015 43
7 2017 43
8 1993 40
9 2023 39
10 2012 39
11 2014 37
12 2021 35
13 2022 35
14 2007 35
15 2008 34
Early Bird Challenge
Thank you for kicking off day 2 of #NinerNationGives, early risers! The Bank of America UNC Charlotte Alumni Scholarship received the most gifts this morning, unlocking a bonus $250 for the fund.
*TIMED EVENT* Baker Bonus Bucks
Congratulations to the Black Alumni Chapter Scholarship! This fund received the most support from 4p.m. to 8p.m., unlocking the Bakers' $250 bonus bucks!
1,946th Gift
Sending a big #NinerNationGives shout out to current UNC Charlotte senior Hope Robinson '22! She has unlocked a bonus $500 for Formula SAE IC. Thank you, Hope!
Kevin Bailey Student Challenge
THANK YOU STUDENTS! 1,049 student gifts during #NinerNationGives have unlocked Kevin Bailey's $1,049 reward. Go Niners!
RACE TO 49: Young Alumni Challenge
CONGRATULATIONS, CLAS! The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences was the first to reach 49 young alumni donors, unlocking an additional $4,900 prize from Gene '73 and Vickie '71, '82 Johnson. Thank you all so much for supporting #NinerNationGives!
First Time Donor Challenge
Thank you for supporting #NinerNationGives for the first time! An anonymous alumna of CLAS has unlocked the $250 prize for the college. Go Niners!
49er Faculty & Staff Giving Challenge
THANK YOU, Faculty & Staff! Your support and dedication to Niner Nation is greatly appreciated, and truly shapes what's next for UNC Charlotte every single day. 500 faculty and staff have supported #NinerNationGives, unlocking Keith and Diane Wassum's generous $50,000 reward for scholarships. Go Niners!
500 / 500 Donors
$1,949 for 1,949 Alumni!
The Alumni Association is so thankful for the dedicated support of our alumni at UNC Charlotte. They have awarded #NinerNationGives with the full $1,949 reward in response to your generosity, alumni! Thank you!
Student Wellness Challenge
Thank you for supporting student wellness during #NinerNationGives. 75 gifts have unlocked Betty Doster's $2,000 contribution to the Collegiate Recovery Community at UNC Charlotte.
75 / 75 Gifts
Farthest Niner Challenge
BIG thank you to Geography alum Daidai Shen '20! Your gift all the way from Shanghai, China has unlocked a bonus $250 for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences! #NinerNationGives is shaping what's next at UNC Charlotte all across the globe.
UNLOCKED: Turn the Map GREEN Challenge
WE DID IT! Niners across the USA have turned the map GREEN for #NinerNationGives, unlocking our challenger's bonus $500 prize! Thank you!
Greek Chapter Giving Leaderboard
You did it! Kappa Delta has topped this year's Greek leaderboard. THANK YOU to our entire Greek community for supporting #NinerNationGives.
Greek Organization
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Kappa Delta 109
2 Delta Sigma Phi 74
3 Pi Kappa Phi 62
4 Zeta Beta Tau 53
5 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 25
6 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 25
7 Lambda Chi Alpha 15
8 Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority 15
9 Lambda Theta Phi 11
10 Alpha Delta Pi 10
11 Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity 8
12 Phi Delta Theta 8
13 Alpha Chi Omega 7
14 Sigma Kappa 7
15 Delta Zeta 7
TIAA Pantry Challenge
Thank you for doubling your impact for the Jamil Niner Student Pantry! Over $18,000 has been raised for the pantry during #NinerNationGives thanks to TIAA's generous match.
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