App Team Carolina provides a collaborative environment for UNC students to learn iOS development and apply their skills to client projects where they get practical industry experience.
UNC CS Clubs
There is a vibrant and active population of undergraduate computer science students at UNC, and our student clubs allow for students with shared interests to grow closer within the larger CS community. The Department of Computer Science is committed to supporting students with shared interests in order to foster community among computer science students at UNC.
For graduate computer science students, the department has a Computer Science Student Association (CSSA) and a Graduate Women in Computer Science (GWiCS) club.
Interested in connecting with a UNC CS student club? Want to learn more information about a few organizations? Complete this form and select the UNC CS student clubs you are interested in learning more about. Clubs will reach out to you directly.
Descriptions & Contacts:
Artificial Intelligence Club at UNC (AI@UNC)
Description: AI@UNC aims to break the barriers that limit student engagement with AI at UNC. Recognizing that AI isn’t exclusive to graduate students and upperclassmen, we believe that understanding AI is within reach of all students. We will use a quality over quantity approach to deliver concentrated value for both non-technical members seeking to understand the practical and ethical implications of AI and technical members seeking to build impactful tools guided by professors and more experienced technical chairs
Description: The official chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Description: Black in Technology was founded to provide a supportive network for the academic and professional development of Black students in tech majors at UNC.
Description: Carolina Analytics & Data Science (CADS) is concerned with providing students interested in data science opportunities to grow personally, intellectually, professionally, and socially among a support network of students, professors, and professionals. This mission is to be accomplished through events, including a speaker series from industry professionals, data case competition, workshops, and investigating and analyzing University and community data to drive community-based projects and solutions.
Description: Carolina AR/VR (aka CARVR) promotes student exploration and development of extended reality technologies while providing networking opportunities and team building. Within CARVR, students learn XR development hands-on to create projects for real-world applications with personal and client use. All students – undergraduate or graduate, in any discipline – are welcome to join!
Description: The Competitive Programming Club, serves to guide prospective programmers into the preparation for the ICPC (International Collegiate Programming Contest), and for coding assessments seen in technical interviews. Students of all programming levels welcome!
Description: CS+Social Good is a student-led organization that works with local nonprofits to give them technology to empower their goals of social good. We choose partners each semester and create personalized technology for their needs, creating unique solutions without compromising industry standards.
Description: We are a video gaming community at UNC Chapel Hill that welcomes video game players from all walks of life. Whether you are a hardcore competitive gamer or you are more into casual games, there is a place for you with us. Our mission is to provide a fun, social space for the many video game players of all skill levels and interests at UNC through organized events; we want to promote the growth of the esports community and camaraderie between all gamers.
Description: The mission of UNC-CH Game Development Club is to provide a space for anyone interested in learning how to develop video games, whether they have no experience in it whatsoever or are already seasoned game developers. The club is open to anyone that can contribute in the video game development process whether they are interested in programming, 3D modeling, character design, storyboarding, music, creative writing, or any other related creative processes. CS and non-CS backgrounds welcome.
Description: Girls Who Code is a non-profit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science. The UNC Girls Who Code club aims to get middle- and high-school girls involved in and excited about technology. Any middle- or high-school girl can participate. UNC Computer Science undergraduate and graduate students can apply to become volunteers.
Description: The HackNC Association organizes UNC’s annual co-ed hackathon! The goal is to create an inclusive, beginner-friendly space for people to innovate and collaborate on projects (hacks) over the course of a weekend.
Description: Kappa Theta Pi is UNC’s first professional technology-focused co-ed fraternity. The purpose of this organization is to provide a close-knit community for STEM students to develop socially, professionally, and academically through various events. We will host events including socials, hackathons, alumni networking events, professional development workshops, and tech-based community service. Our members will learn a plethora of skills needed to stay knowledgeable about the tech industry, form a valuable network of brothers, give back to the community via philanthropy, and develop a strong sense of professional development for future job positions.
Description: Latinos in Tech is a student-led organization at UNC-Chapel Hill that intends to serve as a support system for Hispanic/Latino students interested in technology-related fields including computer science, data science, and information science.
Description: Pearl Hacks is a weekend-long hackathon targeting women and non-binary students, where people from all over North America come to learn and innovate using their coding skills. Teams of up to four will have 24 hours to complete a tech project of their choice, with the help of excellent sponsors, mentors, workshops, and tech talks. All the while, they’ll get to meet some fantastic people, enjoy fun games, collect swag, and eat free food. The hackathon is especially catered toward first-time hackers who are looking for an inclusive and supportive environment to explore the world of technology.
Email: email@example.com Instagram: @pearlhacks
Description: We partner with local tech startups and develop features for their products. Sign up today to gain hands on experience in product management.
Description: Rams Hack provides a learning environment for those interested in computer security and hacking culture. We participate in local and online “hacking” competitions. We can connect students with professional members of the community and sometimes host speakers from outside the university.
Description: The mission of queer_hack is to remove barriers for queer students in tech-related fields with the ultimate goal of increasing recruitment and retention of queer people in academia and industry. queer_hack plans an inclusive annual hackathon, provides skill-building workshops and networking opportunities, and is building a community of queer students in tech. Whether you’re interested in planning, participating in, or supporting one of the nation’s first hackathons for queer students, we are glad you’re here! No experience required (coding or otherwise) so don’t be shy! Queer students and allies are both welcome.
Contact: Currently this student organization is not active, but is seeking new leadership. If you are interested in learning more about this student organization and community, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Description: The mission of Technology Without Borders (TWB) is to bridge the digital divide in all its forms, both at home and abroad. TWB seeks to apply technical solutions to pressing social needs in innovative ways. We focus on ensuring equitable access to technology and in providing technical education to underprivileged groups of society.
Women in Computer Science (WiCS)
Description: The Women in Computer Science club at UNC Chapel Hill (WiCS) is a social, professional, and academic organization to empower and enable women in computer science. We host a variety of events throughout the year aimed at bringing together the women in tech here on campus and supporting them through mentorship, informative talks, and networking events. We frequently team up with the other organizations in the Computer Science department dedicated to eradicating the gender gap for co-hosted events and coordinate with Girls Who Code and PearlHacks each year.