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While the position of Academic Affairs Coordinator is vacant, the position’s responsibilities have been split up amongst other department members to ensure smooth continuation of services. Starting 12/1/2021, please contact the listed people for assistance with the following:

Independent study registration: PHYS 295, 395, 691H, 692H
Room reservations (conference rooms or classrooms), semester schedule inquiries, graduate student tutors, final grade changes, course registration Jacob Hurst,, 919 962 2078
Website, events calendar, Twitter account Joaquín Drut,


Is what you’re looking for not listed here? Contact Department Manager Beverly Loftin,, 919 962 7167.

Registrar Forms

Post-Semester Registration/Drop/Add
Interinstitutional Approval
Intra-University Transfer
Audit Form for Non-UNC Students

Independent Study & Honors Thesis Contract

  • Printable version / Fillable version
  • PHYS 295/395: Once you have found a group and a research project (more on that here), please turn in completed PHYS 295/395 Independent Study Contract with one page description of project by the first day of the term to Professor Rene Lopez, at
  • PHYS 691H/692H: You must get your project approved by the department chair by first submitting the Independent Study Contract and project description to Professor Louise Dolan at, prior to the first day of the term. Please keep in mind you must submit a proposal and learning contract for 691H and 692H separately as they will take place in separate semesters.
  • The deadline for 295/395/691H/692H registration is always the Census Date as listed in the Registrar’s Academic Calendar. However, you must submit your materials by the first day of the term to ensure the Department Chair has time for approval.