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The University offers a variety of cultural, educational and athletic events. Being an employee of the University has it perks too — check out featured venues and associated discounts available to employees and their family members.

Featured Discounts

North Carolina Football Club: NC Courage

UNC Chapel Hill employees, friends, and family receive $7-$21 off individual game tickets for three upcoming Women’s Courage games this fall.  Tickets start at $10.

  • Sunday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. – NC Courage vs. Portland Thorns FC
  • Friday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. – NC Courage vs. Washington Spirit
  • Sunday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. – NC Courage vs. NJ/NY Gotham FC

Buy tickets at 

For questions, groups of 10 or more, or help in any way, please contact Brian Kapusta at

Contact Information:

WakeMed Soccer Park
101 Soccer Park Dr.
Cary, NC 27511

PlayMakers Repertory Company

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the Carolinas’ premier theatre company, presents a mix of both classical and contemporary plays in the Paul Green Theatre on campus each year, showcasing the talents of students, faculty and staff alongside visiting members of the larger theatre community. PlayMakers is the state’s only full-seasoned not-for-profit resident professional theatre. It is a program of the University’s department of dramatic art based in the Center for Dramatic Art, located on Country Club Road near its intersection with Raleigh Road.

Faculty & staff receive a 15% discount off the full price of single tickets. For tickets, visit and log in with your ONYEN or contact the box office at (919) 962-PLAY (7529).

Ackland Art Museum

The view is always changing at The Ackland, the University’s on-campus art museum since 1958. The Ackland organizes more than a dozen special collections each year. On a normal day, the museum houses more than 15,000 works of art featuring North Carolina’s premier collections of Asian art and works of art on paper – drawings, prints and photographs, plus significant collections of European masterworks, 20th century and contemporary art, African art and North Carolina pottery. It’s a great place to wander during a lunch break or bring the family one evening or over the weekend.

Athletics Events

UNC Faculty/Staff & UNC Healthcare employees receive up to 2 FREE tickets*, based on availability, to all UNC Olympic athletic events, excluding Football & Men’s Basketball, by showing their UNC OneCard or UNC Hospitals ID. (Not valid for postseason ACC & NCAA Championship Events.)

*Limit on the number of free tickets has changed due to COVID-19 protocols.

For Football and Men’s Basketball ticket discounts, sign up for the Faculty and Staff Athletics monthly newsletter.

To sign up, send an email with the subject – “Subscribe FANS” – to

Carolina Performing Arts

Carolina Performing Arts is UNC’s official performing arts presenter, where you can find cutting-edge dance, exhilarating musical performances, bold theater programming, and much more by acclaimed artists from around the world. CPA’s venues include Memorial Hall, located in the heart of campus, and CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio, a new studio and immersive theater space just off Franklin Street at the crossroads of campus and community.

Faculty and staff get a 15% discount on tickets, and an extra 5% off ticket subscription packages. Buy online at, by phone at 919.843.3333, or in person at the Memorial Hall box office (valid UNC OneCard or ONYEN required).

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Instrumental & Choral Music

The department of music at Carolina offers about 150 concerts and related events each year, many of them with free admission. Annual highlights include the Carolina Jazz Fest, Festival on the Hill, Carolina Symposia in Music and an array of master classes with visiting artists. Treat yourself!

Movie Tickets

Whether you enjoy scary movies or romantic comedies, employees can sit back and enjoy 20-35% off movie tickets to the popular theaters, including AMC, Cinemark and more! Tickets must be purchased online through  Working Advantage.

Working Advantage Details:

    • Sign-in to your existing account at or create a new account using Company Code: 653475624
    • Search: “Movie Tickets” tab

North Carolina Botanical Garden

The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a regional research center for the conservation and interpretation of plants, particularly those native to the Southeastern United States. The Coker Arboretum, the William Hunt Arboretum, the Coker Pinetum and the Mason Farm Biological Reserve are included in the Garden’s nearly 600 acres. A nearly 30,000 square foot green education center was dedicated on October 12, 2009 – University Day – expanding the offerings to visitors of all ages. The botanical garden is located on a plot just off NC Highway 15-501. Coker Arboretum and the Coker Pinetum are right on campus; great spots for a cobweb-clearing mid-day stroll or closer examination with family on off-hours.

Theme Park & Local Attractions 

Working Advantage offers 25-35% off local NC attractions such as Carowinds, Wet ‘n’ Wild, Biltmore Estate as well as Disney World, Universal Studios, and more.  Be sure to check out ways to save with Working Advantage discounts when planning your next adventure.

Register for your free account with Working Advantage at, using Company Code: 653475624

Contact Information:  (800) 565-3712


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Office of Human Resources (OHR) maintains the Discounts and Perks as a convenience to University faculty, staff and students. OHR does not screen the vendors on this list and makes no representations about their qualifications, conduct, or the services to be provided. Users of the discounts are responsible for performing any screening or evaluation they desire.