General & Campus Information

General and Campus Information

Unity ID         

Your unity ID is usually your first initial, middle initial, and last name, sometimes followed by a number. (e.g. Heather King hking@ncsu.edu)  This Unity ID allows you to log into many NCSU networks and applications.  You will be provided with your unity ID and a default password upon arriving at NCSU.  Make sure to change your default password the first time you log in.  If you don’t do this, the system may block you from logging in in the future.

Computers  

Each group will be assigned a laptop. Wired internet access is also available in your Wolf Village apartments.  Computer Labs are available to you in SAS Hall 2103 and other areas across campus.

E-mail           

You now have an NCSU email address: unityID@ncsu.edu.  You can log into this email at gmail.ncsu.edu

Housing        

Most participants will be staying in Wolf Village apartments.  The Wolf Village Service Desk in Building G (Gray) is staffed 24/7.  You can reach them at 919-513-9653.

Internet Access

To access the wired internet in your dorm room or to log into the wireless internet across campus, you may need to use the Unity ID and password provided to you when you arrived.

Laundry                                                        

In your suite at Wolf Village Apartments. 

Library          

During the summer, you may check out books from the D.H. Hill Library (in the Brickyard, parallel to Hillsborough Street).  You will need to present your campus ID in order to check out books.

Mail   

If you are expecting mail during your stay please follow the instructions here for addressing the mail.  To find out your mailbox number, ask at the Wolf Village Service Desk in Building G (Gray).  Mailboxes for outside mail are located in Wolf Village Building G (Gray).

Gym Access           

You can purchase gym access for $60 for the summer by visiting Member Services at the Carmichael CampusRecreation Center

Meals

There are many local restaurants, campus dining options, and grocery stores close to your dorms.

University Dining    

There are some dining options on campus during the summer.  Please see the schedule for hours and information.

Virtual Computing Lab     

Log in with your unity ID and password to access lots of software including Matlab.

Bike Rentals           

With your ID card, you should be able to rent a bicycle for the summer along with a helmet, lock, and other necessary gear.

Outdoor Equipment Rentals       

With your ID card, you can rent lots of different outdoor gear.

Campus Bus           

Free to ride.  On your smart phone, go to ncsu.transloc.com to see live GPS feed of bus lines.  You can also download the transloc app called Transloc Rider.  (Also search for the NCSU On Campus app.  This has maps and lots of other info that might come in handy!)

Local and Regional Bus Info