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We equip students with the tools they need to succeed academically, professionally and personally.

Supporting the Whole Student

College is about finding unique experiences both inside and outside the classroom. It’s about the community you build, the ideas you explore and the memories you make. In the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, we help you discover it all.

From your first day of orientation until your final tassel turn, you can count on our support. We promote a safe and inclusive environment where everyone in our Pack can thrive and grow. We provide resources to guide and empower our students. And we prepare our graduates to excel in whatever they do next.

Our division assists students in cultivating their whole selves. And our wide-ranging work — covering everything from housing to student involvement to academic advising — impacts every single undergraduate at NC State.

We Define Student Success

At NC State, our students’ success is a top priority. But what do we mean by that?

It’s simple:

We achieve student success when the members of our Pack graduate as well-educated, career-ready, world-ready and socially responsible individuals who maintain a long-standing attachment to the university. Successful students have a clear sense of purpose coupled with the confidence to help solve the grand challenges of our society locally, nationally and globally. Through our courses, curricula, programs and services, successful students engage in a challenging journey through which they develop a strong sense of personal identity, an appreciation of intersectionality, and a commitment to lifelong learning and exploration.

Our Departments

We have more than 50 departments dedicated to helping you succeed. Connect with seasoned staff for guidance on everything from orientation and housing to wellness and advising.

Two students with laptops sit at a table in a common area talking.

A Guiding Light

We’re passionate about helping students discover what drives them. All across our division, you’ll uncover opportunities to branch out, discover your talents and grow your confidence. And you’ll meet faculty and staff eager to point you in the right direction.

I’ve been supported and encouraged by the Division of Academic and Student Affairs’ staff and administration, and I’ve been provided countless opportunities to develop my skills as a leader.

Emma Carter

B.A. in sociology and international studies, 2020

Whether you’re nabbing an internship in your field, tapping into a new creative outlet or finding your purpose through service, you’ll build valuable skills and enrich your mind.

Here, we produce lifelong learners — and leaders.

94% Retention Rate

averaged over three years

85% Graduation Rate

over a six-year period

37,000+ Undergrad and Grad Students

served by our division