The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university. It leverages its location in the state’s largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity; exemplary undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs; and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. A doctoral/research intensive institution, UNC Charlotte is the fourth largest of the 16 constituent members of the University of North Carolina and the largest institution of higher education in the Charlotte region. The 1,000-acre campus holds more than 60 buildings, including residence halls, academic and student support buildings, and the J. Murrey Atkins Library, which contains more than one million volumes, state-of-the-art computer labs, and various special collections. UNC Charlotte’s Office of Continuing Education is conveniently located at the Center City campus in the First Ward of Uptown Charlotte. Amenities available at the Center City campus include a bookstore, student resource room, Einstein Bros Bagels, and the Projective Eye Art Gallery.