Policies and Forms

Facilities Use Policy

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The FedEx Global Education Center, opened in 2007, serves as the University’s vibrant hub of international research, teaching, public service and cultural exchange. Housed within the building are many of the units dedicated to global education. Not only does the building offer classroom space, but it also welcomes visitors to enjoy cultural events and other educational opportunities with an international focus. The facility features functional seminar and conference rooms, high tech classrooms, an expansive and welcoming atrium, a large auditorium, elegant outdoor patios and an inviting café.

Event space in the center may only be reserved by University units housed within the building. These rooms are available on a first-come basis. Classrooms (Auditorium, 1005, 1009, 3024, 3033) are occupied weekdays 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. To request a room reservation, contact the FedEx Global Education Center at +1 919-962-2435 or globalevents@unc.edu.

Art Policy

The FedEx Global Education Center and the units within are dedicated to educating University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill constituents, the North Carolina community and visitors from across the globe. It is the goal of the FedEx Global Education Center that the art exhibitions hosted within the building will promote intellectual discussion and a better understanding and appreciation for other cultures.

The center will display and promote work by professional and amateur artists, including students. In order to use art displays as a means for education, the building will incorporate lectures, support materials and other programming in conjunction with exhibits. Artists interested in displaying work in the center should review the Artist Call for Proposals. Please see Art Exhibitions in the FedEx Global Education Center for additional information.

Policy on the Use of Alcoholic Beverages

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Alcoholic beverages (including mixed drinks, beer, wine and champagne) may be served under terms and conditions consistent with the laws of the state of North Carolina and the policies of the University and of the FedEx Global Education Center as they may be amended from time to time. Permission to serve such beverages must be obtained from and approved by the Events Coordinator for the center.

Caterer Memorandum of Agreement

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The management of the FedEx Global Education Center is committed to supporting requested caterers in order to provide the highest quality food service for each group using the facility. All caterers must be approved annually by the Global Education Center Events Coordinator prior to providing services. They must also read and sign the Global Education Center Catering Contract and provide required supplemental information. View list of approved caterers.