Opportunities for learning, contributing, and growing abound at Carol Woods and are part of the attraction for people seeking a community that will encourage and support them in leading active and productive lives.

Carol Woods’ residents experience meaningful lives through their involvement both on and off campus. An array of stimulating activities and amenities encourage residents to seek diverse opportunities for enriching their daily lives. Since Carol Woods is situated in the college town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, residents also are exposed to the multiple cultural and educational offerings of the Triangle area.

Resident Involvement

Since the beginning, resident involvement has been a cornerstone of Carol Woods. Residents contribute their time and talents both on and off campus.


Weekly lectures and concerts are just some of the resident-planned activities offered on campus.


The Carol Woods philosophy of well-being is to focus on each resident’s sense of meaning, purpose and enjoyment.

Amenities & Services

A fitness center, dog park, art studio and primary care clinic are just some of the ways residents stay active and healthy.


Fresh ingredients and great conversations make for an exceptional dining experience.


Longevity and friendliness are what make for strong relationships between those who live here and those who work here.