Chapel Hill Transit for bus schedules around Chapel Hill.
Triangle Transit Authority which is a bus to Southpoint Mall (mall, Super Target), New Hope Commons (Walmart, Barnes and Noble), and other places.

Buying Textbooks

There are 2 student bookstores on Franklin St that are often cheaper than Students Stores: Tarheel Book Store, Ram Book and Supply.
The cheapest place to buy your books is to get the used online from or

Apartments is a great website that reviews local apartment complexes.  Plus, if you sign a lease and tell the office that you heard about them from, you will get $100!

Carolina Sports

For schedules, ticket information, etc. go to
To register for the lottery for Men’s Basketball student tickets, go here.

Buying used furniture/cars/finding roommates/etc is an online marketplace where people an buy and sell basically anything!  You can search by item and by geographical location.

God, Jesus, and the Bible

Would you like to read the Bible is your own language? has dozens of free translations, and other resources. and has helpful articles for adjusting to life in America, as well as topics about life issues, Jesus and the Bible.
The Hope Video is a movie that summarizes the big story of the Bible, from the beginning to the end.  Though the Bible is a long, and often complex book, it tells one story about God’s love for mankind, and this movie illustrates that story. Watch it in English or Spanish.