following are ways that the Creed is integrated into the
- Applications for first year students
include a signature of understanding and commitment.
- During Fall Convocation the President
of the Student Government presents the Creed to a
selected first year student on stage and asks the
student to accept it and commit to its ideals on behalf
of the Freshman Class.
- A cast bronze depiction of the Creed
is permanently mounted and displayed on our historic
Horseshoe campus green.
- The Creed is prominently printed in
many university publications including University
Housing Application, The Carolina Community, and the
Final Exam Blue Books.
- Students and their parents receive
the Creed at orientation sessions.
- Students, faculty, and staff
encounter framed copies or brass plaques of the Creed in
offices across campus.
- Officer induction’s for various
student groups include the Creed in their pledges.
- The Mortar Board annually gives a
Carolinian Creed award to a student who has exemplified
the tenets of the Creed in his/her campus involvement.
- Leadership training often includes
aspects related to modeling the tenets of the Creed.
- University 101 faculty extensively
covers the Creed in their course.
- Carolinian Creed week is held to
celebrate the Creed.
- An essay contest concerning the Creed
is included in Creed Week activities each year.
- The Creed is periodically scrolled on
the campus cable bulletin board.
- A copy of the Creed is mailed to all
Deans, Department Chairs and new faculty each fall.
- During Creed Week, faculty is asked
to incorporate all or part of the Creed into their
- The Carolinian Creed web page promotes the Creed and
explains its history, uses and impact on campus.