Getting involved at NC State is an important part of your campus experience. Living on campus places you in the heart of the Wolfpack. You’ll be minutes from hundreds of programs, activities, organizations and more. Participation in campus activities will help you meet new people and develop lasting friendships. In addition to more than 600 clubs and organizations on campus, our halls offer thousands of social activities, programs and volunteer opportunities to help you find your niche.
Discover new interests and get involved at NC State right away. Our on-campus staff members will connect you to important resources, groups, organizations and offices to help you get the most out of your college experience. Join one of these on-campus organizations today or participate in one of their programs or activities throughout the semester.
Inter-Residence Council (IRC)
The Inter-Residence Council, a residential resource organization, serves to speak in support of on-campus residents and to provide leadership, services and opportunities to create a link between the residents and the larger community, educate the residents, promote diversity and serve as a voice to the University. IRC also sponsors lots of great programs, including Chillin’ N’ Grillin’ and Silent Disco.
National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)
More than 170 chapters at colleges and universities are affiliated with the National Residence Hall Honorary National Office. Chapter activities vary from campus to campus, but generally include leadership retreats, conferences, socials, hall or campus wide programs, fundraisers, and more. Chapter members represent the top 1% of the student leaders on campus and have contributed extraordinary amounts of personal time and energy to make the residence halls more than just a "dorm."
More than 2,400 undergraduate students are members of 33 fraternities and 19 sororities. Get involved with this community that fosters leadership, community and academics. Greek Life averages 60,000 hours of community service each year and more than $170,000 in charitable donations.
Other Resources for Getting Involved
- Student Involvement – More than 600 clubs and organizations to join on campus
- University Recreation – Club sports, intramural sports, fitness classes and outdoor adventures
- Student Media – Radio, newspapers, yearbook, literary magazine
- Career Center – Internships, co-ops, jobs, student organization and career fairs, research opportunities
- Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA) - DASA is a unique organization that integrates curricular and co-curricular components to improve the academic performance of students and the quality of academic and non-academic experiences at NC State. Led by Vice Chancellor and Dean Dr. Mike Mullen, DASA is committed to providing students the programs and services they need for optimal success (retention, timely graduation, educational and personal growth).
- Arts NC State – Center Stage, The Crafts Center, Gregg Museum of Art and Design, University Theatre, Dance Company, on-campus cinema, CAM Raleigh and Campus Arts Council (CAC)
- Union Activities Board (UAB) - The UAB and its committees create innovative activities that stimulate, motivate, educate and involve the student body. It develops and carries out social and cultural programs for the benefit of the campus community.
- Student Service Initiatives – Community service and volunteering is an important part of life at NC State. The campus-wide Service-Learning Initiative advocates meaningful service opportunities and personal growth for students working together with faculty, staff and community members through critical reflection, academic and civic learning, as well as enhancing capacity for individual and collective learning, critical thinking, and leadership.
- Living and Learning Villages – Villages are interest-based living communities that engage students both inside and outside the classroom. Villages offer a multitude of social activities promoting community, including workshops, speakers, industry tours, cultural trips, volunteering. They are also pathways to resources, groups, organizations and offices on campus to help you succeed. Villages = VIP access to opportunities!