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Living on campus gives residents easy access to various academic, cultural and social experiences. 

University Housing creates intentional programming and opportunities for you to build meaningful relationships, have a positive impact on your community and develop personally. Living on campus gives you easy access to various academic, cultural and social experiences. 

As an on-campus resident, you will: 

  • Reflect. Connect learning to your success. 
  • Build meaningful relationships. Establish positive connections at NC State by participating in purposeful interactions. 
  • Explore Community. Reflect on your role within a community and the actions you can take to improve it.

Each residence hall, apartment community and Living and Learning Village offers activities, including: 

  • PackChats: Resident advisors facilitate one-on-one conversations with you to provide individual support and connections within the community. 
  • Socials: University Housing staff plan activities and events for you to connect, have fun and build community. 
  • Interactive programming: Learn something new while bonding with other residents in your community. Interactive programming helps you gain knowledge and skills for your success at NC State and beyond. 
  • Trips: Explore Raleigh and beyond. University Housing hosts trips to destinations throughout the Research Triangle and beyond at little to no cost for you. Past destinations include the Durham Performing Arts Center, North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Carolina Beach, Seattle, Wash., Atlanta, Ga., New Orleans, La., and a multi-destination trip visiting monumental Civil Rights destinations throughout Alabama and Mississippi. 
  • Traditions: Many residential communities host annual events that are part of the NC State experience. These include the Tucker/Owen Beach Competition, volleyball tournaments, painting the Free Expression Tunnel, touring the Memorial Bell Tower and Last Day of Classes (LDOC) celebrations. 

Living on campus means you are eligible to participate in residential councils. Each community has a residential council where residents plan activities and events, advocate for community needs and gain valuable leadership skills. All residential councils are resident-led and supported by University Housing staff. If you are searching for leadership experience, get involved with the Inter-Residence Council (IRC) or the Iota Rho Gamma Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH). Both IRC and NRHH are campus-wide organizations designed to support, recognize, advocate and program for all NC State residents.