OIT works with NC State colleges and departments to provide IT infrastructure, services and expertise that enables students, faculty and staff to advance NC State’s mission.
The Office of Faculty Development facilitates teaching excellence at NC State by promoting faculty growth and development in the form of teaching information, workshops, and support.
Library facilities include two main libraries—the D.H. Hill Jr. Library and the James B. Hunt Jr. Library—as well as the Harrye B. Lyons Design Library, the Natural Resources Library and the William Rand Kenan Jr. Library of Veterinary Medicine, with a total of more than 2.3 million user visits per year. The Libraries’ collections contain more than 5.1 million volumes, and approximately 91,000 print and electronic serial subscriptions.
The Disability Resources Office provides services or accommodations that allow persons with documented disabilities and medical conditions to fully participate in NC State’s academic and work environment.
The bookstores provide textbooks, school supplies, computer hardware and software, and distributes distance education media to students.
Registration and Records provides information for students, faculty, and staff about courses, curricula, teaching, and scheduling of classroom facilities.
Academic Outreach and Entrepreneurship
Dr. Tom Miller, DELTA Vice Provost, also serves as Senior Vice Provost for Academic Outreach and Entrepreneurship and Executive Director, Entrepreneurship Initiative. Academic Outreach and Entrepreneurship units include:
Outreach and Engagement supports outreach programs and services so that North Carolina can continue to thrive and grow by using the knowledge available at NC State.
The McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education encompasses a wide array of learning opportunities, professional meeting facilities, and University services.
The Shelton Leadership Center outreach programs focus on leadership development within corporate, governmental, educational, non-profit and youth development organizations.
Through the EI, individual entrepreneurial projects and programs throughout the university unite to provide students with top-tier resources and opportunities. The Entrepreneurship Initiative (EI) at NC State encourages multi-disciplinary participation on every level – faculty, staff, industry and outreach partners, and most importantly, students.
This nonprofit provides high-speed internet, video, audio, and data center services to universities and other institutions across the state. MCNC hosts servers supporting NC State’s learning management systems. The North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) provides MCU, gatekeeper, H.323 and bridging services for distance education teleclassroom activities.
North Carolina Information Highway (NCIH)
The NCIH is a dedicated statewide network providing data and videoconferencing services. Video applications which are supported over the network include distance learning for K-12 and higher education, state agency meetings, statewide training activities, emergency response assistance, and public hearings.