Fast Facts


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.


The University Housing team is comprised of a team of professionals in the following categories:


Signature events and programs include:

  • First-year student residency requirement
  • 15 Living 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 Organizations programs


  • Total residential capacity (not including Greek Village beds) – 9422
    • Housing communities for undergraduate, graduate, faculty, staff and guests
  • Total # of students served by Villages – 2980
  • Total # of programmatic events annually- 1150-1400 


  • 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 University Housing facilities, 84.8 thousand square feet of Greek Village facilities, 114 thousand 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


  • 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.

Assistant Vice Chancellor, DASA and Executive Director, University Housing

  • Donna P. McGalliard, EdD
  • 919-515-3088