Campus offers holiday gift ideas for Tar Heels

You don’t have to look very far from campus to please the Tar Heels on your list this holiday season.

Visit these links to find holiday gifts in the Carolina spirit. Follow the corresponding social media accounts for further updates on discounts and holiday hours.

Ackland Museum Store
The Ackland Museum Store carries products related to the Ackland’s permanent collection and changing exhibitions, including home wares, jewelry, textiles, books, children’s toys and books, stationery and postcards. All proceeds from the store support the Ackland’s exhibition and education programs.

Carolina Inn
Unique gifts and official Carolina Inn merchandise are available at The Carolina Inn E-store. Gifts range from bed linens and plush terry towels to exclusive handmade Craftique bedframes and Kingsdown mattresses. Smaller mementos such as coffee or tea mugs and Carolina Inn gift cards are also available.

Carolina Performing Arts
Located in the heart of campus, Memorial Hall hosts world-renowned performers through the Carolina Performing Arts series. Visit the site for subscriptions, group sales and ticket discounts for students and employees.

Kids Cards
The Kids Cards Project, a program of the N.C. Children’s Promise, features the artwork of patients and raises funds for the benefit of pediatric patients and their families at North Carolina Children’s Hospital.

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
The center, one of the largest planetariums in the United States, hosts its Holiday Stars Concert Series, with unique musical performances on three dates, including the John Brown Quintet on Dec. 1 and the Sandbox Band on Dec. 8. Tickets are on sale. Visit the gift shop or order custom-made gift bags online. Enjoy discounts to all the center’s programs with a tax-deductible membership.

North Carolina Botanical Garden
The shop is open every day the garden is open, and it offers an assortment of books on gardening and natural history, t-shirts, garden gloves, books and games for children, hats, table linens, stationery and many other gift items.

Office of University Development
Make a gift to Carolina in honor or memory of your favorite Tar Heel.

PlayMakers Repertory Company
PlayMakers is the professional theatre in residence at UNC-Chapel Hill. Visit the site to purchase individual tickets or subscriptions.

UNC General Alumni Association
Purchase or renew an Annual Membership, upgrade to a Life Membership or shop the quality Carolina merchandise in the alumni store.

UNC Press
Shop the UNC Press Annual Holiday Gift Books sale to save 30 percent on all UNC Press books. Shipping is free on orders more than $75.

UNC Student Stores
Stop by to browse, or go online to order, clothing, gifts, books, gift cards, school supplies and other Tar Heel paraphernalia from the official store of UNC-Chapel Hill. The store contributes all income above operating expenses to student scholarships.

UNC Ticket Office
Find tickets to your sports fan’s favorite Carolina athletic events.

Published December 4, 2012.