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About Us

University Housing provides inclusive living and learning experiences through residential education and community engagement.


University Housing has a long history at NC State University. We’ve housed students through many eras and decades. From the late 1800s until now, students have lived on campus at NC State.

Our Organization

University Housing is part of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. For more information, see:


The University Housing team consists of professionals in the following categories:

  • 3 administrative
  • 3 assignments
  • 2 finance
  • 1 student behavior/success
  • 2 conference services
  • 69 facilities
  • 42 residence life/residence education
  • 500 undergraduate student staff
  • 20 graduate student staff

Full directory:


Signature events and programs include:

  • First-year student residency requirement
  • 15 Living and Learning Villages
  • Residential curriculum, including Pack Chats
  • Make-A-Thon sustainability event
  • Domestic experiential education trips
  • Champagne Toast for graduating residents
  • Campus Conversations Program
  • Parents Weekend Planting Program
  • Landscape Architecture Design+Build Studio partnership, LAR 500
  • Student leadership organization programming


  • Total residential capacity (not including Greek Village beds): 9,422
    • Housing communities for undergraduate, graduate, faculty, staff and guests
  • Total of students served by Villages: 2,980
  • Total of programmatic events held annually: 1,150-1,400 


  • Offices: University Housing Central Office: Pullen Hall; University Housing Facilities and Business Services: Lee Hall; University Housing area offices: spread across Main and Centennial campuses
  • Buildings:
    • Maintain 2.94 million square feet of University Housing facilities, 84,800 square feet of Greek Village facilities, 114,000 square feet of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs facilities
    • 20 residence halls (10 traditional style halls, 8 suite-style halls, 2 hotel-style buildings)
    • 4 apartment communities (1 on Centennial Campus, 3 on Main Campus)
    • 1 apartment community in Morehead City, N.C.


  • 15 Living and Learning Villages
  • Students living on campus earn higher GPAs than students living off campus.
  • Residents participated in more than 2,300 programs in our halls and on campus last year.

Associate Vice Chancellor and Associate Dean for Student Life and Advocacy

  • Donna P. McGalliard, Ed.D.
  • 919-515-3088

NC State University promotes equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination and harassment based upon one’s age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation and veteran status.