“Community: In how we respect and care for all at our university, value the contributions of every member of our Wolfpack, promote health and well-being, and help one another succeed.”

— NC State University Core Value

NC State University promotes the well-being of both people and the planet. Clean air, water, nutritious foods and safe spaces are essential for thriving communities. That’s why NC State is at the forefront of research and action to ensure a healthy, sustainable future for all. 

Undergraduate students gather by flowers near Tuck in between residence halls on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Global Community

Opportunities that empower the next generation of global leaders.

Students posed for photos during Respect the Pack as a part of Welcome Week. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Campus Community

Programs and services that foster an inclusive campus community.

3 students are gardening on campus

Sustainable Service

Engage in a sustainability-related service project.


NC State’s Edible Gardens

Discover NC State’s edible garden spaces and the wide range of benefits they offer to campus and the world.

NC Clean Energy Technology Center gets $2 million grant for community projects

As part of the current presidential administration’s Investing in America initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is giving $22 million to various institutions to improve efficiency in large-scale renewable energy and energy storage. This includes $2 million to a team led by NC State’s North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC).