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North Carolina Central University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Law Library, School of Library and Information Sciences Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,199 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 28 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,381 microforms.
  • 141 Audio/Visual items.
  • 100 e-books.

Museums & Art

North Carolina Central Art Museum

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 800 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 25 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 800 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 42% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Eagle Orientation Program, Week of Welcome, Family Weekend, Fall Convocation, Homecoming, Holiday Concert, Commencement, Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, Alternative Spring Break, Honors Convocation, Spring Fling, Reading Day, Alumni Day
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 83 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta Honorary Society, Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, Beta Kappa Chi National Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta Honor Society in Business, Golden Key Honor Society, Kappa Omicron Family & Consumer Science Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta Honor Fraternity, Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society, Pi Alpha Pub. Admin Honor Society, Pi Delta Phi French Honor Society, Pi Gamma Mu Social Science Honor Society, Pi Mu Epsilon Math Honor Fraternity, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, Rho Phi Lambda Physical Education Honor Society, Sigma Delta Psi, Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society, Sigma theta Tau Nursing Honor Society;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) A Chosen Generation, BAHAI, Crossroads, Every Nation Campus Ministry, Victorious, Students for Christ, Women With Purpose, Worship and Praise Inspirational Mass Choir;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 100 Black Women, Being One Step Ahead, Colors, ESTEEM, Relieving Ourselves of the Obstacles Terrorizing Black Society, NAACP,
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Phi Eta Sigma, CA Jones History Club, Central Environmental Awareness Student Effort, Eagle Ambassadors, Eagle Orientation Leaders, Fashion Inc, Foods and Nutrition Association, John Hope Franklin Chapter of Assoc for the Study of African American Life and History, National Association of Black Accountants, National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice, North Carolina Teaching Fellows, Phi Beta Lambda Inc, Iota Tau Chapter, Sociology Club, Student North Carolina Association of Educators, Voces Unidos Spanish Club; Black Unification Resocializing and Networking, National Association of the Advancement of Colored People, North Carolina Central University Civic Engagement Task Force, North Carolina Central University Think Tank; Political Science Club, Project Quiet Storm, Voices for Planned Parenthood of NCCU, Beta Nu Rho Social Service Fellowship, Debutante & Boys to Men Mentoring Society, Eagle Hope, Harambee Club, House of DREAM, International Movement for a neighborhood program within the Heritage of Haytis Historical Department of Peace, La Qua Ladies of Quality, Ladylyk Dance Group, Metro Club, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, Nixon-Thorpe Psychology Club, PARADYCE Social Organization, Sankofa Society, Society of Future Health Educators, Student Activities Board, Vyce Verza Fashion Entertainment, Xi Chi Rho Social Services Fellowship, House Arrest 2 Dance Team, Lacrosse Team, North Carolina Central University Wrestling Club, Physical Education & Recreation Majors Association, Bon Vivant Fashion Society; Evalesco, International Student Organization, PACCK Social Organization, Project Safe, Tri State Club at NCCU, Virginia's Finest, Audionet Campus Access Radio, Television Producers and Broadcasters Club;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Echo (bi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Raleigh-Durham Airport (14), Raleigh-Durham (14)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Durham (2)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Durham (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Duke University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Duke University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited






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