Other Useful Links

Academic Policies
Two important documents lay the foundation for your graduate school years at NC State. The first is the Code of Student Conduct. The second document -- the Graduate Handbook -- is more comprehensive and provides an outline for your graduate career.

Athletics
NC State offers students a wide selection of athletic opportunities. In addition to Wolfpack events, there are a variety of professional athletics within easy access.

Calendar for Graduate Students
The Graduate School provides are several online calendars that provide essential information, such as class registration schedules, university semester schedules, and deadline information.

Campus Cinema
The Campus Cinema entertains the NC State community with first-run movies, indies, foreign films, and film series throughout the academic year. The Cinema is open to all for a small admission fee.

Campus Map

Career Development Center
The Career Development Center maintains resources in career and employer information, as well as a variety of job search resources.

Climate

Computing Resources
NC State offers both generalized and specialized computing resources. Students have access to computing labs as well as the campus data network and online support.

Child Care
More and more graduate students need to accommodate families -- and young children, in particular. NC State provides the online Child Care Resource Center, an excellent resource for graduate students with young children! The NC Division of Child Development and Wake County Smart Start Program are also good sources for finding local child care centers.

Financial Aid

Graduate School Staff
The Graduate School staff is available to help you with various graduate school issues. To find out who does what and how to contact them, click HERE.

Graduate Catalog
The Graduate Catalog, in addition to providing links similar to those in this guide, also furnishes course descriptions, lists of graduate faculty, and information about specific degree programs.

Health

Hotels
When you need to find accommodations for family and friends, there are several hotels close to campus. The Doubletree Brownstone Hotel and the Velvet Cloak Inn are a short walk from the main campus. Click HERE to find other hotel rooms throughout the Raleigh area.

International Student Information
The Office of International Services maintains current requirements and information for international students. Here, you will find information on such topics as visas, travel, organizations, and American culture. International students who have acquired English as a second language must take an English Placement Test. Further information can be obtained from the Director of Graduate Programs in your department or from Section 2.3 of the Graduate Handbook.

Library
NC State has one of the finest university libraries in the country, with a rich array of online as well as on-site resources.

Raleigh Area
Raleigh is a city abundant with major museums and recreational facilities. For more information on all there is to do, follow these links.

Recreation
NC State's Campus Recreation offers students a variety of programs from outdoor adventures, to intramural sports, to fitness. There area also a variety of parks, lakes, and hiking/biking trails throughout the Triangle area and beyond.

Religion

Required Documents for Graduate Students
Throughout your graduate school experience, various university forms will be required. The Schedule of Required Documents tells you what you need, when you need it, and where you get it.

Restaurants
There are many restaurants within walking distance of campus, especially along Hillsborough Street, along Western Boulevard, and in Cameron Village. Many others are easily accessible by car -- not only in Raleigh, but also in Cary, Durham, and Chapel Hill. To see a sampling, follow this LINK.

Shopping
Shopping districts within easy walking distance of campus include Cameron Village to the north of the main campus and Mission Valley on Avent Ferry Road between main campus and Centennial Campus. Two major shopping malls, Cary Towne Center and Crabtree Valley Mall, are within a 15-minute drive from campus.

Student Organizations

Transportation
Because on-campus parking is limited, many students prefer to bike to and around campus or to use one of the bus systems listed below. Also see NC State WolfTrails for other campus transportation alternatives.

To ease travel around the area, you might also want to check out the following transportation information sites:

Utilities

Cable Time-Warner Cable
Electric Progress Energy
Gas Public Service Company of North Carolina (PSNC)
Telephone AT&T