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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA - Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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OCI registration opens Late February (Fall) / Late November (Spring)

OCI requests accepted by

OCI requests accepted by Email to: [email protected]
Online, URL:
Email beginning date
Online beginning date

Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during 2023
No changes from last year

OCI date assignment procedure

OCI date assignment procedure First come first served

Please indicate top three date choices. Every effort will be made to assign the first choice date requested.

OCI Fee? $200 Firms & Corp., FREE Govt, Public Interest, & Small Firms
OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers 04/03/2023

If requested our school will coordinate with
Duke University, Wake Forest University, North Carolina Central University, Elon University, and Campbell University

Required Employer Forms
Employers may register for an OCI schedule or post a an opportunity in our Job Bank using our easy to fill out online forms available on our website.

OCI Date Details

OCI Interview Periods We are organizing our OCI schedule to stretch throughout the fall and spring semesters to maximize the time available for callback interviews.

We anticipate fall semester classes will begin on Monday, August 21, 2023.

The schedule for Fall 2023 is as follows:

Fall Session 1: Virtual: July 10-12 & 18-21 (50% Lottery)
Fall Session 2: In-person: July 31-Aug. 3 | Virtual: Aug. 4 (100% Pre-select)
Fall Session 3: In-person: Sept. 5-8 | Virtual: Sept. 12-15 (100% Pre-select)
Fall Session 4: In-person: Oct. 3-6 & 10-13 | Virtual: Oct. 17-18 (100% Pre-select)
Fall Session 5: In-person: Nov. 7-9 | Virtual: Nov. 14-17 (100% Pre-select)

We anticipate spring semester classes will begin on Monday, January 8, 2024.

The Schedule for Spring 2024 is anticipated to be:

Spring Session 1: In-Person & Virtual: Feb. 6-9 (100% Pre-select)
Spring Session 2: In-Person & Virtual: Feb. 13-16 (100% Pre-select)
Spring Session 3: In-Person & Virtual: Feb. 20-23 (100% Pre-select)
Spring Session 4: In-Person & Virtual: Feb. 27-Mar. 01 (100% Pre-select)

Callback period for 2L summer positions
Suggested fall callback dates: August 7 to 18

Is video conferencing available? Yes

We offer three ways to recruit our students: In-person interviews Virtual Interviews Resume Collections

Are employers permitted to prescreen? Yes


OCI Drop date 06/22/2023
Date student materials sent to employer 06/27/2023
Date interview schedule sent to employer 07/07/2023


Postage/express mail fee N/A

50% Prescreening for Fall OCI session 1 (Virtual). 100% Prescreening for Fall OCI sessions 2-5 and all Spring OCI sessions. Resumes and other requested student materials are available on Symplicity 2-3 weeks prior to interview dates. Employer schedules are available on Symplicity prior to the interview date.

Do you provide resume collection or direct mail option for employers not participating in OCI? Yes


Are all OCI conducted in campus buildings? No

If no, describe alternatives and reservation procedure
Interviews are conducted either in-person in a campus building or virtually using the platform of the CDO or the employer.

If you organize or participate in either cooperative or off-campus interview programs, please list applicable information about participating schools, dates, interview locations, program coordinator/telephone, pre-screening or other selection process, and registration fees.
1. Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF) Employers: nationwide Schools: most southeastern schools and HBCUs Location: Atlanta, GA Date: Thurs. & Fri., July 14-15, 2022 Pre-screening: 100% Fee: $300 2. North Carolina Law School Consortium Legal Interview Programs: Charlotte, NC and Raleigh, NC Employers: North Carolina Schools: Campbell University, Duke University, Elon University, North Carolina Central University, University of North Carolina, Wake Forest University Location: Virtual Date: Saturdays in February Pre-screening: 100% Fee: free 3. National Law School Consortium New York Interview Program Employers: New York, NY metropolitan area Schools: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, George Mason, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, University of North Carolina, Ohio State Location: Virtual Date: TBD - expected late July Pre-screening: 100% Fee: $350 Private Employers; $75 Govt & Public Service Employers; $50 Resume Collection 4. National Law School Consortium - DC Interview Program Employers: Washington, DC metropolitan area Schools: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, George Mason, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, University of North Carolina, Ohio State Location: Virtual Date: TBD - expected late July Pre-screening: 100% Fee: $350 Private Employers; $75 Govt & Public Service Employers; $50 Resume Collection 5. National Public Law School Alliance Employers: nationwide Schools: Arizona State University, George Mason University, Indiana University, Louisiana State University, Penn State Law in University Park, Rutgers Law School, The Ohio State University, The University of Alabama, The University of Iowa, University of Arkansas, University of Colorado, University of Georgia, University of Illinois, University of Kansas, University of Maryland, University of Missouri, University of Montana, University of Nebraska, University of New Hampshire, University of North Carolina, University of South Carolina, University of Tennessee, University of Utah, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, West Virginia University Location: Virtual Date: TBD – expected late February Pre-Screening: 100% Fee: free For information on all interview programs contact: Laina Balafas 919.962.0280 [email protected]

We provide students information and assistance in attending a wide variety of diversity interview programs and job fairs including: North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession 1L Summer Associate Program; Mecklenburg County Bar’s Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship Program; Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF); Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups; Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Summer Rotation Clerkship; Delaware Minority Job Fair; Bay Area Diversity Career Fair; Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair; Goodwin Procter Public Interest Fellowship for Law Students of Color; Leadership Council for Legal Diversity 1L Scholars Program; Rochester Legal Diversity Clerkship Program; St. Louis Diversity Job Fair; Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair; Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair; Boston Lawyers Group Diversity Job Fair for Law Students of Color; Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellowship Program; Williams Mullen 1L Diversity Fellowship

For Employers who do not interview students on-campus, will you:

send, upon request, one package containing resumes/transcripts? Yes
post a notice directing students to apply directly to employer? Yes

If you provide job listings for graduates, describe how to send notice, when employers can expect responses, length of time notice is posted (whether in print or online), etc.
Job listings for graduates are posted online through Symplicity. Employers may advertise their job opportunities, at no charge, through Symplicity or by emailing the notice to: Brianna Pickens, UNC School of Law (919) 962-0280 [email protected]

FIRST-YEAR STUDENT Describe any special regulations pertaining to the recruitment of first year students. For example, are first year students eligible for spring OCI? When are job notices posted during second semester?
First-year students may contact employers during the first semester of the program. Job notices are posted continuously, as they are received. First-year students are eligible for spring on-campus interviews.

Recruiting Policy Information

Does your law school have a recruiting policy? Yes
If yes, does this policy apply to All employers
Link to policy
Do you provide guidelines or a specific requirement regarding the number of days a student should have to respond to an offer? Guidelines
Minimum number of days a student should have to respond 14
Is there a maximum number of employment offers a student may hold open at any one time? No
Maximum number of offers that can be held open --
Is there a specific date before which employers should not initiate formal one-on-one recruiting contact with first-year students? No
Recruiting policy comments/explanation