UNC Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has consistently ranked among leaders in higher education since it became the nation’s first public university in 1789. Located in the college town of Chapel Hill, N.C., UNC has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. The University of North Carolina prides itself on a strong, diverse student body, academic opportunities not found anywhere else, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation.
"I really enjoyed staying at this property. I have family and friends who are UNC Chapel Hill alumni and I will happy recommend that they stay at the Rizzo Conference Center." - Jan, 2012 guest
UNC Commencement Weekend, May 9-11, 2014 - Limited number of rooms still available!
For more information, call our reservations department at 919-913-2098 for rates and availability.
Private Graduation Celebrations
Provide your friends and family with a memorable graduation celebration by reserving one of our special event spaces for your private reception, dinner or luncheon. For a sample of our offerings view our reception package menu and our hors d'oeuvres menu, or our culinary team can create a customized menu for your event. Contact our Planning Department by phone at 919.913.2227 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to start planning your event.
When you stay at the Rizzo Conference Center, you are staying with part of the UNC family. Developed by the Kenan-Flagler Business School to host Chapel Hill conferences, meetings and events for its Executive Development program, the Rizzo Conference Center recently celebrated ten years serving the University community and its visitors. The facility offers not only a world class-conference and meeting venue, but a comfortable environment for overnight visits to UNC for sports and other special events. Enjoy our well-designed, executive-style guestrooms in McLean Hall or deluxe upgrades in the historic DuBose House and a wide array of features and hotel amenities. Our attentive staff is focused on providing the highest level of customer service during your stay at our hotel and conference center near the University of North Carolina. Please contact guest services at 919.913.2098 if there is anything we can assist with prior to or during your stay with us. Southern Hospitality is our way of life!
Convenient Chapel Hill Location
The Rizzo Conference Center is located within the Meadowmont Village development situated less than 3 miles from the UNC Chapel Hill, NC Campus and most of the major Tar Heel sporting venues. A complimentary shuttle is available to take guests to places located within a five-mile radius. Download directions to the Rizzo Conference Center or view the University of North Carolina’s maps page for campus maps and directions.
With current enrollment at more than 29,000 students, UNC Chapel Hill is prominently listed in several national publications that regularly issue rankings in categories including, but not limited to, academic quality, affordability, diversity and international presence. The University of North Carolina offers a wide array of bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees in business, dentistry, education, law, medicine, nursing, public health and social work, among others. A full list of degrees and facts and figures are available on the University’s website.
UNC Chapel Hill has a long-standing heritage of producing some of the top athletes and teams in the Atlantic Coast Conference and the NCAA. UNC Varsity teams compete in 13 men’s and 15 women’s sports. For sports schedules and other information on UNC Athletics, visit the official website.
Arts and Special Events
Carolina features several historic and popular on-campus visitor attractions and art venues such as Ackland Art Museum, Playmakers Repertory Company, Morehead Planetarium, Coker Arboretum of the North Carolina Botanical Garden and others. A calendar of events provides up-to-the-minute information on campus happenings.
Campus Visitor Information
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