Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season

Wi-Fi Access  

To access wifi, you will need to join one of the following.

EDUROAM Preferred: You must have already set up EduRoam at your school for it to work here.
UNC-Guest-PSK The password is 'ThisIsNotAMomentItsTheMovement' - Visit the Help Desk if you need help setting up!
UNC GuestLimited access. Only has port 80 and 443 open. Bad for hacking.

Help Desk  

For both technical and non-technical issues, The best place to get help from a HackNC organizer is the help desk. See also: hotline.


Gym A (Blue Gym)

Venue Map  

Hardware Lab  

We have hardware! If you want to borrow something, head on over to the Hardware desk.


Gym A (Blue Gym)

Text Hotline  

You can send a text to this number any time! Is it too cold? Are the trash cans overflowing? If there's something we should know about, shoot us a text. An organizer will reply ASAP.

Prizes / Submissions  

Submission process! Go to devpost and create a new hack. Make sure to 1) note what prizes you are applying for and 2) get all your teammates added as contributors on the project. Hacking ends at 11:00 - Judging will begin at 11:30 and judges will come to your table to see your hack. Keep devpost simple!

View Devpost


Need help with your hack? Stuck? Need ideas? Talk to a mentor! This year, HackNC is using HelpQ.

Request a mentor!


Stay in the know! We will try to keep the site schedule current.

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Workshop Schedule  

Stuck? Need an idea? We have workshops!

1:00PM - 2:00PMIntro to UI Web Automation with Marcos Prieto of FidelityClassroom 2
1:00PM - 1:30PMZero to 60 with Ruby on Rails presented by Sherwood Callaway of CapTechClassroom 3
1:30 PM - 2:00PMIntro to Nessie, Capital One’s Hackathon API presented by Bori OludemiClassroom 3
2:00PM - 3:00PMDesigning for Diversity presented by Tessa Joseph-NicholasClassroom 2
2:00PM - 3:00PMThink, Type, Magic Happens presented by Gary Bishop (UNC Professor)Classroom 3
3:00PM - 4:00PMDepoying your apps to the cloud using cloudfoundry and IBM Bluemix.Classroom 2
3:00PM - 4:00PMWomen in Tech with Madison PfaffClassroom 3
4:00PMUNC Makerspace Field Trip (3D Printing)Meet in lobby
4:00PM - 5:00PMBuilding a Single Page web app in minutes presented by - Abel Getachew of Capital OneClassroom 3
4:00PM - 5:00PMMastering Technical Interviews – Inside Scoop from the Recruiter’s Perspective presented by Matt Steinberg of InfusionClassroom 2
5:00PM - 6:00PM10 Things Comp Sci Majors Should Know About Developer Testing with Chima Uwah of CapTechClassroom 2
5:00PM - 6:00PMIntro to Docker presented by Shashank Adepu of CapTechClassroom 3
6:00PM - 6:30PMEsri API WorkshopClassroom 3
7:00PMUNC Makerspace Field Trip (3D printing)meet in lobby


To chat with your fellow hackers, the organizers, and mentors, hop onto our IRC channel. To use a custom client, the connection details are below. This chatroom is meant as a place to talk to chit-chat with everyone at the event. If you have requests or issues from the HackNC Team, see the Hotline/Help Desk sections.

Join #HackNC