Open Houses

Open-HouseOur fall and spring open houses help you learn more about pharmacy as a career and how to be more competitive in the admissions process. Each session will last approximately 90 minutes, with a 45 minute presentation followed by a 45 minute question-and-answer period. You will:

  • learn about the outstanding career opportunities in the pharmacy profession, ranging from innovative practice settings to cutting-edge research laboratories,
  • get information on the professional and educational requirements for success,
  • learn about our admissions process and suggestions on preparing a comprehensive application, and
  • hear perspectives from our dynamic faculty and students.


Spring 2018 Open House Sign Up

Pharmacy Fridays


On select Friday afternoons, we host Pharmacy Friday at our Chapel Hill campus. Pharmacy Friday offers an opportunity for prospective students to tour the School, learn about our programs, and the admissions process and interact with current students.

Spring and Summer 2018 Pharmacy Friday Sign Up

Contact Laura Bratsch at if you’re interested in an Asheville Campus tour.

ExploRx Pharmacy


ExploRx Pharmacy is a dynamic and multifaceted one-day program on the Asheville campus designed to teach participants what pharmacy is, illustrate what a pharmacist does, and share tips and strategies about submitting a strong pharmacy school application.

Get more information and register here

Contact Laura Bratsch at with questions.

LEAD: Leadership, Excellence and Development Program


The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy proudly presents its Leadership, Excellence, and Development (LEAD) program. This is a one day professional development program for those seeking to learn more about the dynamic career opportunities in the field of pharmacy.

Apply now and see what students, faculty and staff are doing at the nations top ranked pharmacy school. Learn more about what it takes to highlight your best self and to be competitive.

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Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy is a strategic leadership development program consisting of seminars, specialized projects, and networking opportunities. This program is designed to build creative, confident, caring and critically thinking leaders. This four-month program expands on the opportunities provided to LEAD participants.

Leadership Academy Mission:
To nurture the continued growth of future leaders through professional and leadership development.
Leadership Academy Structure:

As an extension of the LEAD Program, high school and college participants are invited to engage in an intensive mentoring and preparatory program that includes networking opportunities, unique experiences designed to develop strong professional relationships and provide access to faculty and students from one of the nation’s leading pharmacy schools.

During these sessions, participants attend seminars, academic-enrichment classes, working lunches, and networking time in a social setting, gaining a greater understanding of leadership in health-science fields and what it takes to succeed.

Leadership Academy dates:

January 2, February 2, March 9, April 16

For more information, contact Chelsea Sumner at

Mentoring Future Leaders in Pharmacy

M-FLIP provides an individualized and highly structured mentorship between Student Pharmacists and prospective college students. These connections foster building professional relationships, and increasing access to knowledge and confidence for those pursuing a career in Pharmacy.

M-FLIP Mission:
To provide undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy with a professional support system suitable for their individual needs and to foster connections and increase access between pre-pharmacy undergraduate students and Doctor of Pharmacy Students.
M-FLIP Membership:
Membership requires engagement in all M-FLIP program activities to optimize mentor and mentee connections. Pairs are also required to hold at least two one-on-one mentor/mentee meetings per semester and to submit a completed goal sheet.
For more information, contact Jordyn Druga at

Admissions Events


Do you want a representative from the School to come speak at your career event? Contact Aaron Todd at