Highsmith Student Union at UNC Asheville

Highsmith Student Union at UNC Asheville Highsmith Student Union is more than just a building. We provide a dynamic, inclusive experience where quality facilities meet engaging programs at UNC Asheville.
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Learning happens throughout every aspect of a student's college experience – both inside and outside the classroom. Whatever the interest, Highsmith Student Union offers many programs, activities, and services that provide the opportunity to get involved and connect with other students who have similar interests.

Operating as usual

Join us Tuesday September 22nd at 3:00, with masks of course, on the quad and enjoy some great snacks and drinks with yo...
09/20/2020

Join us Tuesday September 22nd at 3:00, with masks of course, on the quad and enjoy some great snacks and drinks with your fellow bulldogs!!🐕😍 #UNCA #highsmithunion #asheville

Show the school your talent!!! To enter: send a video of your amazing talent at ace_uncalive@unca.edu before September 1...
09/07/2020

Show the school your talent!!! To enter: send a video of your amazing talent at [email protected] before September 10th!!! Then join virtually September 10th to see what talents your friends may have😱😋 #highsmith #UNCA #talentshow #asheville #bulldogs

Weeks of Welcome continues.. Check Out Spoken Word & Poetry w/ Joan Leslie.
08/17/2020

Weeks of Welcome continues.. Check Out Spoken Word & Poetry w/ Joan Leslie.

Be sure to check out some of the great Weeks of Welcome Events! Also, download the UNCANOW APP to stay up to date with a...
08/10/2020

Be sure to check out some of the great Weeks of Welcome Events! Also, download the UNCANOW APP to stay up to date with all that is going on. These events can also be seen on the UNCANOW website. bit.ly/uncaorgs

Join us tomorrow for an evening of music!
07/13/2020

Join us tomorrow for an evening of music!

05/08/2020
The 2020 LEAP Student Leadership Awards

Each year the University recognizes current students who have achieved excellence in leadership through active engagement in the campus community and greater Asheville community. The LEAP (Leadership. Excellence. Achievement. Partnership.) Awards have become a staple of student life to celebrate the accomplishments of our students, and recognize the staff and faculty that have supported their efforts.

Join us in our virtual celebration.

05/08/2020

Each year the University recognizes current students who have achieved excellence in leadership through active engagement in the campus community and greater Asheville community. The LEAP (Leadership. Excellence. Achievement. Partnership.) Awards have become a staple of student life to celebrate the accomplishments of our students, and recognize the staff and faculty that have supported their efforts.

Please join us in our virtual celebration.

Still looking for that perfect background for your online Zoom classes? We've got your back... literally!
04/01/2020

Still looking for that perfect background for your online Zoom classes? We've got your back... literally!

To best meet the safety needs of our campus community, Highsmith Student Union's hours of operation have been adjusted. ...
03/30/2020

To best meet the safety needs of our campus community, Highsmith Student Union's hours of operation have been adjusted. For any questions or concerns, please email us at [email protected]!
#unca #uncasheville #avlbound

💬 Our Student Engagement team will be hosting an AMA (Ask Me Anything) tomorrow night to answer whatever questions you m...
03/26/2020

💬 Our Student Engagement team will be hosting an AMA (Ask Me Anything) tomorrow night to answer whatever questions you might have surrounding student engagement as we move forward as a virtual campus! From virtual programs to resources we have to offer, get ready for tons of valuable info about how we hope to keep you connected. 💬

Join Keith Norris and Stephanie Giang tomorrow night at 7PM on Instagram Live for this fun and interactive event! Follow us on Instagram (@HighsmithStudentUnion) for live updates!

We know time are tough, Bulldogs, but we’re always looking forward to a brighter tomorrow! Stay strong and stay safe. #u...
03/24/2020

We know time are tough, Bulldogs, but we’re always looking forward to a brighter tomorrow! Stay strong and stay safe.

#unca #uncasheville #togetherathomeunca #bulldogswhereverweare #avl #avlbound #asheville #ashevillenc

Welcome back to your (virtual) campus, Bulldogs! Classes transitioning to an online format for the remainder of the year...
03/23/2020

Welcome back to your (virtual) campus, Bulldogs! Classes transitioning to an online format for the remainder of the year can be stressful, so here are 🖐 tips to make this transition seamless!

What are your tips for success in online classes?
#unca #uncasheville #avl #avlbound #asheville #ashevillenc #togetherathomeunca #bulldogswhereverweare @ UNC Asheville

⚠️ NOTICE: Highsmith Student Union is restricting access to only students, staff, and faculty of UNC Asheville until fur...
03/20/2020

⚠️ NOTICE: Highsmith Student Union is restricting access to only students, staff, and faculty of UNC Asheville until further notice. ⚠️

Here are the highlight’s from today’s Campus Update surrounding UNC Asheville’s response time COVID-19. For more informa...
03/20/2020

Here are the highlight’s from today’s Campus Update surrounding UNC Asheville’s response time COVID-19. For more information, please visit coronavirus.unca.edu.

#unca #uncasheville #togetherathomeunca #avlbound #ashevillenc #avlnc #asheville

We know times like this can be isolating. That's why we are ready to come together. Over the next few weeks, we will sha...
03/19/2020

We know times like this can be isolating. That's why we are ready to come together. Over the next few weeks, we will sharing moments of what life looks life for us as we navigate this new normal using #TogetherAtHomeUNCA.

So, share your hidden talent, post your best tips for working from home, or just tell us about what you're going through right now! We're all in this together, so let's stay #TogetherAtHomeUNCA.
#unca #uncasheville #avlbound #togetherathome

UNC Asheville's Spring Break will be extended by one additional week. UNC Asheville will remain open as mandated by the ...
03/12/2020

UNC Asheville's Spring Break will be extended by one additional week. UNC Asheville will remain open as mandated by the UNC System. Course instruction will resume on March 23, but will move from in-person to remote delivery through at least April 6. In many cases, remote delivery will mean online, but you will hear details about your particular courses sometime during the next week.

Students are encouraged to refrain from returning to campus and to continue their course instruction online from a location of their choice.

Please visit https://healthandcounseling.unca.edu/covid-19/ for full details.

UNC Asheville’s Leadership Summit is almost here! Join us on March 22 in Highsmith to develop your own leadership skills...
03/10/2020

UNC Asheville’s Leadership Summit is almost here! Join us on March 22 in Highsmith to develop your own leadership skills and learn more about what it means to lead! ⛰

Have you registered for this free leadership student-led conference yet? If not, there’s still time! Register online at bit.ly/uncaleadsummit!

03/06/2020
Highsmith Event Review: The Birds, The Bees, and Everything in Between

Highsmith Student Union had a blast hosting PEPAH - Peers Education Peers and Advancing Health, UNC Asheville Student Government Association, Asheville Campus Entertainment UNCA, and UNC Asheville Out as they entertained us with "The Birds, The Bees, and Everything In Between"!

Check out this highlight reel from the February 25, 2020 event!

Congratulations to our 2020 Homecoming Royal Family! The year's Royal Family consists of Corey Smith (representing the I...
02/22/2020

Congratulations to our 2020 Homecoming Royal Family! The year's Royal Family consists of Corey Smith (representing the Inter-Greek Council), Alex Schneider (representing the American Meteorological Society), and Horace Vanderbilt (representing UNCA Out)!

We are thrilled to see what these student leaders, plus all members of this year's Homecoming Royal Court, go onto do as the represent UNC Asheville with pride! Go Bulldogs! #unca #uncasheville #avlbound #rockystock

Congratulations to our 2020 Homecoming Royal Family! The year's Royal Family consists of Corey Smith (representing the I...
02/22/2020

Congratulations to our 2020 Homecoming Royal Family! The year's Royal Family consists of Corey Smith (representing the Inter-Greek Council), Alex Schneider (representing the American Meteorological Society), and Horace Vanderbilt (representing UNCA Out)!

We are thrilled to see what these student leaders, plus all members of this year's Homecoming Royal Court, go onto do as the represent UNC Asheville with pride! Go Bulldogs!

It’s about to get groovy after dark tonight! Highsmith After Dark is TONIGHT! Don’t miss out on all of the fun. 9PM to 1...
02/21/2020

It’s about to get groovy after dark tonight! Highsmith After Dark is TONIGHT! Don’t miss out on all of the fun. 9PM to 1AM, all over Highsmith! 🌙

#uncasheville #unca #asheville #avlbound #homecoming2020 #rockystock

Congratulations to UNC Asheville Model United Nations on their first place win in the Spoons Tournament! Alpha Xi Delta ...
02/20/2020

Congratulations to UNC Asheville Model United Nations on their first place win in the Spoons Tournament! Alpha Xi Delta at UNC Asheville came in second with a valiant effort! 🥄

The fun isn’t over yet, though. Check out the Amazing Race tomorrow at 4PM for another fierce Homecoming competition! 💙

⚠️ HOCO UPDATE: ⚠️Due to some scheduling issues, we will no longer be hosting the Homecoming Comedy Show on Saturday nig...
02/19/2020

⚠️ HOCO UPDATE: ⚠️
Due to some scheduling issues, we will no longer be hosting the Homecoming Comedy Show on Saturday night. Don't worry, though! We heard you wanted Laser Tag, so we got you Laser Tag!

We'll see you Saturday night from 7 to 10pm in the Blue Ridge Room for laser tag galore! ⚡️

Ready for the Amazing Race tomorrow? Join us on this hunt for campus treasures at 4PM in Alumni Hall! Near, far, whereve...
02/19/2020

Ready for the Amazing Race tomorrow? Join us on this hunt for campus treasures at 4PM in Alumni Hall! Near, far, wherever you are... this race will take you places!

#uncasheville #unca #avl #avlbound #rockystock

Highsmith After Dark is just two short days away! Ready for this semester's groovy version of the UNC Asheville traditio...
02/19/2020

Highsmith After Dark is just two short days away! Ready for this semester's groovy version of the UNC Asheville tradition? With a paint dance party, Think Fast Trivia (with actual cash prizes!), stuff-a-plush, crafts galore, and so much more, you can't miss out!

Come vibe with us this Friday from 9PM to 1AM in Highsmith, all part of #Rockystock! ✌️💙🎸

Are you ready for the Spoons Tournament tomorrow?! Whether you’re participating or just watching, this is about to get r...
02/18/2020

Are you ready for the Spoons Tournament tomorrow?! Whether you’re participating or just watching, this is about to get rowdy! 🥄

Join us tomorrow night at 7PM in the Grotto for the first Homecoming Spoons Tournament! #rockystock

9 Reasons to get excited for next week!! Homecoming 2020 is around the corner. Still time to sign-up for the competition...
02/14/2020

9 Reasons to get excited for next week!! Homecoming 2020 is around the corner. Still time to sign-up for the competitions. Registration extended until Monday at 5pm!!!

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1 University Hts
Asheville, NC
28804

Opening Hours

Monday 07:30 - 00:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday 07:30 - 00:00
Thursday 07:00 - 01:00
Friday 07:00 - 02:00
Saturday 08:00 - 02:00
Sunday 12:00 - 00:00

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(828) 251-6990

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Rethinking Greek? Come out to the fraternity and sorority events happening this week and next! They cannot wait to meet you!! Interest forms are attached below! Check out these upcoming events and fill out this interest form if you're interested in joining a fraternity or this interest form if you're interested in joining a sorority!
Wonderful expression of UNC Asheville spirit!
The 6th Annual Nearly Naked Mile is kicking off Homecoming this Thursday!! The Beanies below will be given out to the first 100 people!! Check-in starts at 9:00 PM in the SRC Lobby! Register at: alumni.unca.edu/saa
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