UNC Asheville License Plate

UNCA License Plate

Demonstrate your Bulldog Pride every time you hit the road with a specialized UNC Asheville license plate! A portion of the annual $25 fee supports student scholarships.

North Carolina state law requires that 300 applications and fees must first be collected by the university before the plates can be manufactured. Once applications and fees are received, the Department of Motor Vehicles will print the tags and mail them directly to applicants.

Order yours today and start driving with Bulldog Pride!


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the UNC Asheville license plate cost?

A special plate is $25 annually. Of this fee, $15 will be remitted to UNC Asheville and used for student scholarships.

How do I get a special plate?

Pay the fee directly to UNC Asheville online (when choosing your designation, select other and type in "license plate") or by check. Then fill out your form and return it to UNC Asheville through mail, email or fax.

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UNC Asheville Foundation
Attn: License Plate Program
1 University Heights, CPO 3800
Asheville, NC 28804
Scan your signed and completed form and email it to alumni@unca.edu Fax your signed and completed form to (828) 251-6142

When will I receive my plate?

We need to collect 300 applications and fees. Once we reach 300, UNC Asheville will submit these to the NC DMV for the original production.

New plate applications are accepted Feb. 15 of each year. Following that, the DMV has 180 days to put the plates into production. 

Can I personalize my special plate?

Yes! For an additional $30 (total of $55 annually) you can choose the four letters/numbers of your UNC Asheville license plate. On the form, list your first two options of letter/number sequence. We will submit the 300 forms in the order they are received. The DMV will contact you, either by phone or mail, if your first two options are already taken.

How do I receive my first plate?

The DMV will mail your plate to the address on your application. If you move within the state, please update your address with the DMV. Once in production, you can order and renew your license plates directly through the DMV online, by mail or at your nearest license plate agency.