The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) Exit Interview Program is designed to offer departing employees with the opportunity to provide feedback about their work engagement components and overall experience while here at UNC-Chapel Hill. Your input is valuable to UNC-Chapel Hill, and we appreciate the contribution of your thoughts and suggestions. The Exit Interview Questionnaire is the primary vehicle in place to capture feedback about benefits, work balance, communication and work environment issues.

Information collected via the Exit Interview Questionnaire is part of the University’s ongoing efforts to enhance employee experiences. This information will be kept in a confidential file and used only in generalized, non-identifiable ways to help UNC-Chapel Hill understand the factors that may contribute to employee satisfaction, engagement, retention and turnover.

All feedback is valued and greatly appreciated.

Who Is Covered?

All full-time and part-time permanent and temporary employees separating from the university are covered under the program.

For SHRA and EHRA Non-Faculty

The Exit Interview Program for SHRA and EHRA-NF employees separating from the university is managed by Employee and Management Relations in the Office of Human Resources.

For Faculty

The Exit Interview Program for Faculty members separating from the university is managed by Academic Personnel in the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost.

Currently, employees transferring within the university are not required to complete an exit interview or questionnaire.

What Is The Process?

SHRA and EHRA Non-Faculty

Once a department learns that an SHRA or EHRA-NF employee is exiting the university, the HR Representative should ensure appropriate information/documents are distributed to the employee prior to their last workday and encourage the employee to participate in the exit interview process. There are three options for providing feedback: online, printed, and in-person.

The Leaving UNC document provides valuable information for employees leaving the University and further explains the exit process.

Faculty

Once a department learns that a faculty member is exiting the university, the HR Representative should ensure appropriate information/documents are distributed to the faculty member prior to their last workday and encourage the faculty member to participate in the exit interview process.  There are three options to provide feedback: online, printed, and in-person.

  • To complete the printed version, visit go.unc.edu/exit-faculty-print
  • To schedule a face-to-face exit interview, contact Academic Personnel at (919) 962-1091 or apo@unc.edu.

The Leaving UNC document provides valuable information for employees leaving the University and further explains the exit process.

Completion of the Exit Interview Questionnaire is highly encouraged but not mandatory. Exiting employees who prefer to offer feedback in a confidential conversational setting are strongly encouraged to schedule an in-person Exit Interview.

What Happens to the Information Presented in the Questionnaire or During the Interview?

Employee and Management Relations and the Academic Personnel Office will closely review all feedback and suggestions. Your comments are invaluable and will allow us to explore perspectives from different demographics.

The generalized feedback will serve as the basis for ongoing discussions regarding strategic planning, employee retention and engagement. Continuing to improve employee satisfaction for faculty and staff is important to us all and will underpin the success of the Exit Interview Program. Through the use of analytics, reports and action planning, the empirical data will be incorporated into our work moving forward to enhance employee experiences.

Your honest information, thoughts, suggestions and candid input are greatly appreciated.

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