UNC Rural is currently closed due to UNC mandates in response to COVID-19. UNC Rural is still active on social media and will be responsive to emails.

If you have any questions, please email us at uncrural@unc.edu.

UNC Rural recognizes the strengths, assets, and commitment to all community residents, small business owners, government and health care leaders, education leaders represent, etc. As UNC RURAL is a new initiative, we want to better understand community priorities and highlight the work community partnerships, organizations, and institutions are actively working on


Promote and strengthen existing partnerships; align community-campus partnerships with needs of rural communities; connect new partners and facilitate new partnerships for a thriving North Carolina.


Connect, Support and Engage community- campus partnerships to advance the well-being for North Carolina’s rural communities. 

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