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  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.


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.


You now have an NCSU email address:  You can log into this email at


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.


In your suite at Wolf Village Apartments. 


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.


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 Campus Recreation Center


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 to see live GPS feed of bus lines.  You can also download the transloc app called Transloc Rider.  Click Here for the Wolfline 2017 Summer Schedule or download the summer map by Clicking Here

Local and Regional Bus Info