Registration Discounts for General Public

****UPDATE*****: Our normal discount policies are not in effect for some “virtual” programming. Some discounts only apply to in-person registrations.

Discounts For the General Public (please note: First Time discounts apply only toward in-person Adventure in Ideas seminars, and can not be combined with a seminar also being counted as 3 or More seminar):

  • 3 or More Weekend Seminar Discount: Register for three or more in-person weekend seminars (Adventures in Ideas and Dialogues) and receive a discount. This discount is applied on a per transaction basis.
  • First Time Discount: $30.00 Discount off the tuition of an in-person  weekend seminar. This one-time per person discount is only available by calling us at 919.962.1544. Not available online.
  • Flyleaf Season Pass: Register for all Humanities in Action Wednesdays and receive a special discounted price. If you’re a Carolina Alumni Association Member, you’ll receive an even bigger discount!

Registration Discounts for Teachers

  • Current K-12  employees and Community College faculty and staff are eligible to attend one weekend seminar for free per semester. Any additional in-person seminars are 50% off.
  • To register for your free in-person seminar, email and instructions will be provided.
  • Unfortunately, funding restrictions do not allow us to offer discounts/stipends to substitute or retired teachers.
  • All virtual weekend seminars are free for current K-12 employees and Community College faculty and staff. To register for a virtual ticket, visit the event description page and click on the teacher registration button.
  • Discounts are provided courtesy of the Daisy Edmister Teacher Support Fund.

UNC Students, Staff, & Faculty Registration Policy

All currently enrolled UNC-CH students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend the Humanities in Action series at Flyleaf Books. Please present your One Card at the door for admission. Please note that paying participants receive priority registration. 

UNC-CH faculty and staff are eligible for a 50% discount on the tuition for our weekend seminars.  Advance registration is required, and optional meals are full priceOnline registration is not available for UNC-CH faculty and staff wishing to receive this discount. To register, email or call 919-962-1544. 

UNC-CH graduate and undergraduate students are invited to attend our in-person weekend seminars free of charge, space permitting, but an advance registration request is required.  Students may request to register beginning the Monday before the seminar by calling our main phone number, 919-962-1544, or by emailing our registrar at  Any optional meals are full price.

For all other students, please contact Max Owre at for special student initiative pricing.

Cancellation Policy
If an event is cancelled, the full tuition amount will be refunded or can be applied as credit towards other programming.

Participants who need to cancel a seminar will receive a refund for tuition (minus a $30 administrative fee per in-person Adventures in Ideas seminar, or $15 fee per in-person Dialogues seminar) for cancellations made at least one business day before a seminar. Refunds for optional meals will be made in full for cancellations made by noon, two business days prior to a seminar.

Cancellations for virtual tickets of Weekend Seminars or Humanities in Action will incur a $5 administrative fee per cancelled ticket. Virtual tickets for Great Books Reading Groups are non-refundable once we have shipped your book or reading (normally 3-4 weeks before the start of each group).

If you have any questions, please send us an email at, or call our main line, (919) 962-1544 during Monday-Friday office hours.