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The School will pay AHEC housing fees for students who are assigned an:


Advanced Immersion Experience

  • Practice site with a commute >60 miles from the student’s base institution (according to Google Maps). The base institution for each region is the following:
    • Asheville – Mission Hospital
    • Chapel Hill – UNC Medical Center
    • Charlotte – Carolinas Medical Center
    • Durham – Duke University Hospital
    • Fayetteville – Cape Fear Valley Hospital
    • Greensboro – Cone Health
    • Greenville – Vidant Medical Center
    • Raleigh – WakeMed Raleigh Campus


  • Students are responsible for securing their own housing for experiences located in the Chapel Hill, Durham or Raleigh region (AHEC housing not available)
  • Students are responsible for securing their own housing for out-of-state or international experiences (AHEC housing not available)


Immersion Experience:

  • Community site with a commute >60 miles from the student’s permanent residence (according to Google Maps).
  • Health system, inpatient clinical or ambulatory care site >60 miles from the student’s permanent residence (according to Google Maps). Eligible health system sites include:
    • Cone Health
    • Vidant Medical Center

Application Process

  1. Access the MyAHEC site at
  2. Create a MyAHEC account.
  3. Complete the student housing application. Student questions can be submitted to: Ms. Pam Jackson

Key Information

  • Housing is first come, first serve. Apply early as not all requests can be accommodated.
  • If a student applies for AHEC housing and housing isn’t available, it will be the student’s responsibility to arrange and pay for his/her own housing.
  • Sites may require a housing agreement and a monetary deposit.
  • Housing is randomly assigned. If you wish to room with another student pharmacist, you may request this by contacting the AHEC housing coordinator via email.
  • Housing assignments are communicated with students approximately 2 to 4 weeks prior to the start of your experience.
  • Students may arrive no earlier than 1 day prior to the experience start date. Students may depart no later than 1 day following the experience end date. Check with the AHEC housing coordinator regarding eligible arrival dates and departure dates.
  • Housing may be co-ed with a shared apartment. Individual bedrooms will be provided.
  • No pets of any kind are allowed.
  • No one may stay in AHEC housing except the student. Exceptions will NOT be made for significant others or children.
  • There is no obligation to utilize AHEC housing. Explore all other options before applying for housing.

Cancel housing IMMEDIATELY through MyAHEC if your plans change. Those reservations not cancelled 5 days prior to arrival may be subject to penalty or fees by the AHEC and/or the School.