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Information for Current & Prospective Students


Whether a graduate or undergraduate student, UNC offers advising options for students within the English department. For help with course scheduling, class lists, questions about majors and minors, and more, see our advising page. 


Through the English program’s Writing Internship Program, students work for a semester with major companies and agencies, for which they receive academic credit. Internships are sponsored by the English program in conjunction with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students minoring in writing are encouraged to apply.

English Honor Society

UNC’s Zeta Psi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, The International English Honor Society was chartered in April of 1988, under the sponsorship of Prof. Lloyd Worley. Since its chartering, Zeta Psi Chapter has three times won the international “Best Chapter” competition and has provided several regional and national student officers. Since its founding, Zeta Psi Chapter has had several members win top Sigma Tau Delta scholarships and internships. In recognition of its outstanding qualities, Zeta Psi Chapter has received the “Chapter of the Decade” award from the Board of Directors of the international Society.


Discover more about the scholarships on offer for English students at UNC. For more information about scholarships at UNC, visit the Office of Financial Aid.