Educational Resources

Support Services

University Libraries

The NCSU Libraries provides a range of resources, including lending required textbooks and popular fiction; access to technologies including calculators, laptops, cameras, and experimental technologies; media production tools and services; and a range of reservable study and collaboration spaces.  The Libraries are open 24 hours a day, 5 days a week, and offers help through a range of channels through the Ask Us service.

TRIO Programs

TRIO Programs at NC State provide academic, career, financial, career and personal resources and support to qualifying students. TRIO participants receive free and individualized services including academic tutoring, graduate school preparation, financial assistance, referrals to campus and community resources and more. To learn more about TRIO and apply, visit:

Loan to Purchase a Laptop

Complete this form and return to Financial Aid to include the purchase price of a computer for educational use in your Cost of Attendance.

Laptop Loaner Program

A limited number of laptops are available for students to check out from the Libraries on a semesterly basis. In order to request a laptop and verify availability, you will need to complete the following form:

GRE Fee Reduction Program

ETS offers a limited number of GRE Fee Reduction Vouchers on a first-come, first served basis to college seniors and unenrolled college graduates who meet eligibility requirements. Learn more about the program.

Other Resources

University Tutorial Center

The University Tutorial Center provides academic assistance for many 100- and 200- level math, chemistry, and physics courses, as well as writing and speaking support for undergraduate and graduate students.

University Fellowship Office

The University Fellowship Office helps NC State’s undergraduate students, graduate students, and alums learn of and apply for nationally competitive and prestigious awards. These awards fund a wide range of opportunities, and many are connected to undergraduate and graduate degree programs or internships, overseas opportunities, and independent projects.

Office of Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research provides undergraduate research, scholarship and creative inquiry awards to NC State undergraduate students to assist in funding mentored student research, scholarship and creative inquiry. The office also offers travel awards to undergraduate students to help defray the travel expenses to present at discipline conferences.