Life at NC Central

Energy, warmth, openness. From Move-In Day to Homecoming, students here feel like they’re part of a large, nurturing, and supportive family. Experience life at NC Central.

COVID-19 Updates

NCCU is monitoring developments related to Coronavirus 2019, or COVID-19, closely. Learn important information about how the university is responding, review preventative measures and view resources from local, state, national and international agencies.

Election Day


We recognize Election Day can cause much stress and anxiety for many members of our Eagle family. This is a time when we must serve our community by using these events as an opportunity for teaching, learning, and cultivating dialogue — and supporting our members through these uncertain events.  

On-Campus Life

At NC Central, we envision on-campus life as a nest in which you can live, learn, and grow. Come find a new home in one of our 11 residence halls or explore the First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) program.

Get Involved

Audition for NC Central's renowned Sound Machine Band. Take a bowling break in the Underground, the A. E. Student Union’s popular rec center. Join a fraternity, sorority, or one of dozens of student-run clubs. Volunteer at the LGBTA Resource Center—the second at an HBCU in the nation. And find your way to give back: Every student at NC Central commits 15 hours a semester to community impact projects. There are numerous ways to get involved.


Student Clubs


Residence Halls


Division 1 NCCA Athletic Teams

Stay Safe at NCCU

Campus safety is embedded into campus life at NC Central. Stay Safe is a resource for all members of our campus community to find pertinent information for reporting a crime or safety concern, accessing the university’s safety policies and procedure, obtaining information about student support services and gaining access to other important campus safety information and resources.

Eagle Pride!

NC Central University’s athletics programs enjoy regular regional and national recognition. Plus, our athletes give as much in the community as on the field, topping the NCAA Division I in community service hours!

Hollan Strepay

My passion for equity and justice flourished when I entered NCCU. Student success has always been at the top of my priorities, and my involvement in student government allows me to have a platform to address students' struggles.

Hollan Strepay
Class of 2021, 2020 Cohort of Newman Civic Fellows

Supporting Your Success from Day One

New students start off their life as an NC Central Eagle with Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR), an experience dedicated to helping students spread their wings and soar in the academic world.

Living Well at NC Central

At NC Central, we know that health is multidimensional, encompassing physical, social, environmental, intellectual, spiritual, and emotional facets. With this in mind, we have created dedicated services to help you succeed.

Office of the Dean of Students

The NCCU Office of the Dean of Students works as a liaison between students, parents and families, faculty, university staff and administrators. The Office has a variety of resources available to ensure students soar. 

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