Advancement and Alumni Engagement

As we work through COVID-19, our connections to our alumni and friends have never been more important — or more inspiring.

Copper wolves on NC State's campus

One Wolfpack

Although much has changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, what remains constant at NC State is the love and support the university receives from more than 200,000 living alumni. Even in these difficult economic times, they’ve stepped up to give generously to the Student Emergency Fund, helping to raise more than $1.2 million to support students facing unprecedented hardships.

With their support, the Student Emergency Fund has helped students pay for rent, food, travel and other expenses. Since March, the fund has awarded nearly 2,000 grants totaling $934,547.

The Alumni Association and University Advancement, the office responsible for engaging donors to support NC State, conduct hundreds of fundraising events every year. Many of these activities will continue to be conducted remotely for the time being. We look forward to the day when we can again gather for community events such as Packapalooza, the annual daylong celebration of NC State on Hillsborough Street. Until then, the spirit of the Pack keeps us close, even as we stand apart.

This information is subject to change. Last updated: June 9, 2020.