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Thursday, January 9, 2020
Spring 2020 Bell Ringer


The Dean of Students Office is conducting a search for the Spring/May 2020 Student Bell Ringers. This role is a prestigious honor for the selected individuals.

The Bell Ringer performs the longstanding tradition of ringing the UNC Charlotte "victory bell", which was gifted to Ms. Bonnie Cone in 1961 when Charlotte College moved from its old site at Central High School to the current UNC Charlotte location.  The qualifications of the Bell Ringer encompasses an outstanding student leader who has demonstrated exemplary 49er spirit within organizations, volunteerism, and/or service to others.

One Bell Ringer will be selected for each ceremony during the Commencement ceremonies.

Applicants must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA, be in good conduct standing, and meet graduation clearance requirements set forth by the Office of the Registrar to graduate in May. A personal statement is required in order to assist the committee in getting to know your background and who you are.

Online applications will be open from 8:00am on Monday, February 10, 2020 to 11:45pm on Sunday, March 15, 2020.  Late applications will not be permitted.

ALL applicants will be entered into a prize drawing! Finalists will be invited to join Dean Davis for lunch, will be considered part of the Commencement platform party and sit with University dignitaries during their individual ceremony, and will have the opportunity to have a picture taken with the Chancellor on Commencement Day.

Apply for Bell Ringer