Tips for Succeeding in Online Classes
NC State has moved all course instruction to an online format for the rest of the spring 2020 semester. To make sure you succeed in a fully online course environment, follow these tips.
More resources, strategies and information to help you reach your academic goals are on the Keep Learning site, developed by the Division of Academic and Student Affairs.
The Graduate School provides coronavirus-related resources and information for current and future students, faculty and staff on its website.
NC State Help Desk
The Office of Information Technology provides help for computing issues. Visit help.ncsu.edu or call 919.515.HELP (4357) to get help now.
Free Access to Online Textbooks
Wolfpack Outfitters has partnered with VitalSource, a provider of online textbooks, to give NC State students free access to tens of thousands of e-books through May 25. For more information on this program, click here.
NC State has suspended all current study-abroad programs and university-affiliated international activities for students. In addition, the university has canceled all study-abroad programs and university-affiliated international activities for students for summer 2020. For more information on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting study abroad and international programs, click here.
All spring 2020 commencement exercises are postponed. To learn more, click here.
Facilities and Services
Fountain Dining Hall is open 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 4:30-7 p.m. daily for takeout only. In addition, the Bragaw C-Store will be open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For the latest openings and closings of dining locations, click here.
Campus residents who are too ill to visit a dining location or who are self-isolating to avoid spreading illness can order a Get Well Meal Kit stocked with nonperishable foods and drinks. For more information or to order a kit, click here.
Feed the Pack, NC State’s community-based food pantry, provides free food to any NC State student, faculty or staff member experiencing food insecurity. Feed the Pack remains open, with modified hours and operations protocols. To learn more, click here.
From March 22 through the rest of the spring semester, the only students allowed to occupy university housing are those who were granted exceptions through an application process that ended on March 19, and graduate students (with families) who live permanently at E.S. King Village or Western Manor.
For the latest news about how University Housing is responding to the coronavirus pandemic, click here. For more detailed information on retrieving your belongings, moving out, mail delivery and other coronavirus-related topics, review this FAQ from University Housing.
Transportation is suspending parking enforcement until April 30 except for reserved spaces, fire lanes and no-parking areas. To learn more, click here.
All library facilities are closed, but the Libraries has expanded access to online resources and loaned technology such as laptops, mobile devices and accessories. To learn more, click here. Quick links for frequently used resources follow.
Health and Wellness
Student Health Services
Student Health Services remains available to maintain ongoing health care (such as medication refills, follow-up regarding laboratory tests and brief questions) via secure messaging in the Healthy Pack Portal. A limited number of in-person appointments are available for students who need treatment for acute illness. To make an in-person appointment for acute illness, call 919-515-2563. To learn more about coronavirus-related impacts on Student Health Services, click here.
The Counseling Center remains open, providing all services exclusively by phone or secure video conferencing. To learn more, click here.
If you have been directly exposed to the coronavirus or have traveled to areas where there are large numbers of people infected with the virus, to prevent further transmission it is recommended that you quarantine yourself. For guidelines on how to practice safe, effective self-quarantine, click here.
COVID-19 Positive Test Reporting
If you test positive for COVID-19, or are told by a healthcare provider that you are presumed positive for the virus, we encourage you to let us know by filling out this form. This information is completely voluntary and confidential – it helps university healthcare professionals monitor the impact to the campus community and provide any resources and support you might need wherever you are.
Student Emergency Fund
Students who are experiencing a financial crisis can apply to receive a one-time grant from the Student Emergency Fund. To learn more about the fund or apply for a grant, click here.
Pack Essentials provides centralized online access to resources for students facing insecurity in food, housing or finances. To use Pack Essentials, students complete an application to determine their need. Students who qualify will be referred to the university programs or government services that can provide the help they need. To learn more about the program or apply for resources, click here.
Additional Resources and Information
Office of International Services
The Office of International Services is still open, with all staff operating remotely. For more information on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting visas, travel, internships and other areas, click here.
NC State University Police will remain fully operational.
To access a set of coronavirus questions and answers for the broader NC State community, click here.
Campus community members with other questions related to COVID-19 can call the Wolfpack Response Line at 919-512-3272.