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University Housing

Living on campus is an investment in your success at NC State. With so many programs, activities, studies, research, classes, exams, labs and more, you have plenty to focus on during your time here. Let University Housing take the hassle out of finding the perfect place to live so you can spend more time focusing on your academics. Our residence halls and on-campus apartments will place you right in the heart of NC State so you can keep a pulse on the Wolfpack.

Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours to be eligible to live on campus during the fall and spring terms. Students who must drop below these minimum requirements should contact University Housing to request an exception. During the summer terms, housing is provided for any enrolled student as space permits.

For more information about living on campus, contact:
University Housing
(919) 515-2440

Or visit our office at:  1112 Pullen Hall, Raleigh NC 27695-7315.

Living and Learning Villages

NC State’s Living and Learning Villages are interested-based living communities that engage students both inside and outside the classroom. Villages provide an unparalleled living experience where you’ll make life-long friends and immerse yourself in the NC State community.

Arts Village

The Arts Village unites students from various personal and academic backgrounds who have a passion for the arts and expose them to theater, visual arts and crafts, music, dance and more.

Black Male Initiative

The Black Male Initiative strives to establish a brotherhood and develop leaders among black male students. By promoting academic success, personal growth, professional development and self-responsibility, the group breaks through negative stereotypes and combats challenges facing African-American males in today’s society.


The EcoVillage provides an interdisciplinary educational experience that prepares students for life-long sustainable living. 

Engineering Village

The Engineering Village is an exciting new Living and Learning Village exclusively for first year students passionate about engineering! Engineering Village provides personal, professional and leadership development.

Entrepreneurs Village

The Albright Entrepreneurs Village provides sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students across all academic disciplines the opportunity to live, socialize and work with entrepreneurial-minded students. Residents can explore and develop their entrepreneurial interests in an environment that fosters creativity.

Exploratory Studies Village

The Exploratory Studies Village is for students entering the university who are knowingly undecided about a major. A year of guided inquiry and exploration coupled with one-on-one sessions with their academic advisor helps move students through the career planning and decision making process.

Global Village

Global Village is a living and learning community for those interested in living and interacting with people from differing backgrounds, experiences, countries and viewpoints.

Honors Village

The University Honors Village provides a unique living-learning environment for students in the University Honors Program (UHP). Academic engagement and research opportunities are core to the mission of the University Honors Program and student experience in the Honors Village assists them in completing UHP requirements.

Impact Leadership Village

The Impact Leadership Village provides experiential learning for students who have a passion for leadership and service. Students are given the opportunity to engage in practical application of leadership to real world issues and explore leadership development through one on one sessions with professionals. ILV enhances students’ college experience and prepares leaders to make their personal IMPACT on the state, nation and world.

Native Space

Students living in the Native Space community will demonstrate growth and learning along three focal points of the living experience: culture, academics and community engagement. Residents will find a deeper awareness of Native American history and drive cultural awareness through participation in Native American Heritage Month and the annual NC State Pow Wow.

Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Village

The SAY Village is a community for first-year students in any academic discipline who have a passion for working with youth. Students develop one-on-one mentoring relationships with local elementary school students and learn what it means to be a youth advocate.

Scholars Village

The University Scholars Village, a collaborative effort between the University Scholars Program and University Housing, is one of the most important components of the University Scholars Program. Life in the Village centers around a wide range of social, cultural and educational activities, all designed to help students become informed citizens, ethical leaders and active contributors to our campus and community.

S.T.A.T.E. Village

The Second Year Transitions and Transfer Experience (S.T.A.T.E.) Village provides second year and transfer students with opportunities to make the most of their NC State experience by focusing on the six core pillars essential to student success: Academic Success, Career Development, Community and Global Engagement, Diversity, Leadership and Life Skills.

Wellness Village

The Wood Wellness Village encourages and promotes the development and maintenance of a healthy body, mind and spirit through a wide array of wellness programs and events. Students have the opportunity to experience personal growth while learning about the seven dimensions of wellness. 

Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Village

The WISE Village is a living and learning community created for female freshman and sophomore students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Membership in WISE provides a powerful networking opportunity with other goal-oriented women as you pursue your STEM major. 

Women Of Welch (WOW)

The Women of Welch (WOW) Village enhances women's leadership outside the classroom through empowerment, leadership development, self-awareness and diversity/social justice. WOW creates a holistic community that fosters individual women's growth and development while challenging residents to act as citizens of a global community.