North Carolina Central University is in Durham, N.C., a vibrant city in the heart of North Carolina's celebrated Research Triangle that is also home to Duke University. A wide variety of cultural and educational resources are accessible to NCCU students and guests. Musical organizations and activities in the area include blues, jazz, and gospel festivals, community bands, symphony orchestras and choral societies, Museums dedicated to art, the sciences, history and similar topics are located in the area, as are theaters performing classical and contemporary drama.
In 2009-10, NCCU observed the centennial of its founding by Dr. James E. Shepard. The university now has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students and has on-campus housing facilities for more than 2,800 students. Our housing facilities include 12 residence halls. Three of those are apartment style. We have an active, dynamic staff and an involved student body.
Residential Life’s Conference & Guest Services invites your company to stay with us. On campus we have accommodations that will allow you to enjoy the convenience of location, comfortable facilities and personal services. We encourage you to take advantage of our resources.
NCCU is an excellent place for groups to conduct summer conferences, workshops and research. A wide variety of services, activities, programs and facilities are available on campus and in the surrounding community. Our location is within easy reach of major research institutes, libraries, educational centers, galleries and governmental agencies.