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Agreement and Costs 

1. Why does Wolf Ridge have a 12-month agreement?
2. Is Wolf Ridge leased by the apartment or by the bed? 
3. What is the cost structure of Wolf Ridge? 
4. What are the Terms of the Wolf Ridge Agreement? 

Cancellations and Subleasing

1. May I cancel my Wolf Ridge agreement?
2. I want to live in Wolf Ridge, but I may not stay during the summer term. What are my options?

3. What is the subleasing process for Wolf Ridge? 
4. Will I have to pay for the period I am not living in Wolf Ridge when I participate in a co-op or Study Abroad experience?
 
5. If I take classes to graduate in the summer, will I be forced to move out prior to the end of the agreement since I am not returning?
6. I want to live in Wolf Ridge, but I plan to Study Abroad during the spring semester, may I return to my same room at the end of my trip?
 

Amenities

1. What amenities are included in the Wolf Ridge apartment community?
2. What floorplans are available at Wolf Ridge? 
3. Where is the laundry facility located in Wolf Ridge? 
4. Are Wolf Ridge residents required to pay for cable? 
5. Are Wolf Ridge residents required to have a meal plan? 
6.Which parking permit is required for students in Wolf Ridge? 
7. Will Wolf Ridge residents have an assigned parking space?
8. How is Wolf Ridge managed? 

Eligibility

1. Do I have to be an Engineering or Textile student to live in Wolf Ridge?
2. Are graduate studio lofts available to anyone other than graduate students?
3. Are graduate students required to live in the graduate studio lofts?

Applications and Housing Selection

1. Do administrative moves receive priority to sign-up for Wolf Ridge during Housing Selection?
2. During the Housing Selection Process, may I choose the building I want to live in?
3. May I browse the different Wolf Ridge floorplans and choose the one I am most interested in during the Housing Selection Process?
4. I want to live in Wolf Ridge, but I currently live off campus. When may I reserve an apartment? 
5. Are Engineering or Textile students given priority in the sign-up process? 

Why does Wolf Ridge have a 12-month agreement?

The 12-month lease gives students flexibility and options when staying on campus during breaks. Often, students are employed on Centennial Campus and in the greater Raleigh community for research, co-op and employment opportunities and the 12-month lease allows for a continuous living situation through the duration of the year.

Is Wolf Ridge leased by the apartment or by the bed?

Wolf Ridge is rented by the bed. Each student in the apartment is charged separately through his or her student account.

What is the cost structure of Wolf Ridge?

Each student’s account is charged four times during the duration of the agreement (July for fall, November for spring, May for summer I and June for summer II). There are no monthly fees or utility charges. Wolf Ridge rates are available here.

What are the Terms of the Wolf Ridge Agreement?

The 12-month Wolf Ridge agreement extends from August 1 through July 31. Residents not returning for the following academic year must vacate the apartment in mid-July to allow the space to be cleaned and prepared for the next academic year. Read the full Housing Agreement here.

May I cancel my Wolf Ridge agreement?

Any student many cancel his or her Wolf Ridge Agreement at any time; however, charges may apply. Please review your Wolf Ridge Agreement for all cancellation charges.

I want to live in Wolf Ridge, but I may not stay during the summer term. What are my options?


You may sublease your apartment ONLY during the summer terms to another eligible NC State student. The subleasing student, if approved, will be charged for the time living in the apartment. For more information about summer subleasing, email: housing@ncsu.edu with the subject line: Wolf Ridge Sublease.

What is the subleasing process for Wolf Ridge?

  • Subleasing is available ONLY during the summer term. (Sublet Agreement, Sublet Application)
  • Students may ONLY sublease to another NC State student of the same gender 
eligible to live in Wolf Ridge (sophomore and above).
  • Graduate students may only sublease to eligible NC State graduate students of 
the same gender.
  • The current Wolf Ridge resident and subleasing student will meet with the 
Assistant Director to coordinate sublease duration, exchange key and review housing policies.
  • Only the student subleasing the space will be charged summer rates and damages.
  • Sublease Applications will be available on the Wolf Ridge website beginning spring 2014. 


Residents are responsible for finding another eligible NC State student of the same gender to sublease their space. University Housing is not responsible for sublease matching.

Will I have to pay for the period I am not living in Wolf Ridge when I participate in a co-op or Study Abroad experience?

Students participating in Study Abroad, Co-ops, National Student Exchange, International Exchange Programs, non-registered, official withdrawals or academic suspensions only pay daily rates for the time lived in the Wolf Ridge apartment. There are no cancellation charges for these cases.

If I take classes to graduate in the summer, will I be forced to move out prior to the end of the agreement since I am not returning?

If you need to stay in Wolf Ridge until the end of Summer II to graduate, we will arrange for temporary housing during those few days.

I want to live in Wolf Ridge, but I plan to Study Abroad during the spring semester, may I return to my same room at the end of my trip?

No. Students participating in Study Abroad must cancel their housing. You may not reserve your space for the next term. Notify University Housing upon your return and you will be

What amenities are included in the Wolf Ridge apartment community?

Wolf Ridge residents have access to the 24-hour service desk, individual mailboxes, fitness center, full-service dining facility, bookstore and plenty of study lounges. The community is also convenient to the new Hunt Library, College of Engineering and College of Textiles.

What floorplans are available at Wolf Ridge?

Wolf Ridge has 2, 3, and 4-bedroom apartments available to students. A limited number of graduate studio lofts also available, but only to graduate students.

Where is the laundry facility located in Wolf Ridge?

One laundry facility is located on every floor of each building in Wolf Ridge. Laundry costs are included in Wolf Ridge rates. Students must swipe their NC State ID to use the laundry machines. 

Are Wolf Ridge residents required to pay for cable?

Yes. The cable fee for Wolf Ridge is $46 per person per term (2013-2014) and covers cable in both the shared living room areas and your individual bedroom.

Are Wolf Ridge residents required to have a meal plan?

No. Students living in Wolf Ridge are not required to have a meal plan, but a full service dining facility is located in the community, so you may want to consider a plan that will meet your needs.

Which parking permit is required for students in Wolf Ridge?

The parking permit for Wolf Ridge is an Resident Centennial permit. Please visit the Transportation website for information about fees.

Will Wolf Ridge residents have an assigned parking space?

No. Permits are sold on a one for one basis, but the spaces are not reserved. 

How is Wolf Ridge managed?

Wolf Ridge is managed by University Housing. On-site staff members include: an Assistant Director, Graduate Resident Directors, Resident Advisors and administrative, maintenance, 24-hour service desk staff members. All staff members will respond to student needs and create a positive learning community for residents.

Do I have to be an Engineering or Textile student to live in Wolf Ridge?

No. You do not have to major in Engineering or Textiles to live in Wolf Ridge. All eligible students (sophomore and above) may live in Wolf Ridge. New and current off- campus students are assigned a space based on when their Housing Application is received. The earlier we receive your application, the sooner we may accommodate your desired apartment type and floor.

Are graduate studio lofts available to anyone other than graduate students?

No. Graduate studio lofts are only available to graduate students. Undergraduate students may not reserve a graduate studio loft.

Are graduate students required to live in the graduate studio lofts?

No. A graduate student may live in any apartment style available, but the Graduate Wing will only be accessible to students assigned to the wing.

Do administrative moves receive priority to sign-up for Wolf Ridge?

Students classified as administrative moves during Housing Selection should find a group of 4, 3, 2, or sign up by themselves during the Wolf Ridge option of Housing Selection.

During the Housing Selection Process, may I choose the building I want to live in?

You may choose the type of unit (number of bedrooms), building and floor during Housing Selection, which will display a list of available Wolf Ridge units to choose from.

May I browse the different Wolf Ridge floorplans and choose the one I am most interested in during the Housing Selection Process?


The Housing Selection process allows students to choose the number of bedrooms, floor, building, and styles available, including:

  • Four bedroom styles: 4B1, 4B4
  • Three bedroom style: 3B1
  • Two bedroom style: 2B1
  • Graduate Studio Lofts: 1B1 

I want to live in Wolf Ridge, but I currently live off campus. When may I reserve an apartment?

Log into MyPack Portal, select Student Self-Service and click on University Housing and Housing Application. Check the Wolf Ridge box and click the link for the Application.

Are Engineering or Textile students given priority in the sign-up process?

No. University Housing only gives priority to students currently living on campus participating in the annual Housing Selection process. Every student has an equal chance to reserve a space in Wolf Ridge. Complete your application now via Mypack Portal.