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Welcome to NC State, the largest four-year institution in North Carolina and one of the leading public universities in the United States.

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We invite all our future and current C3 students and their families to explore our campus to get an up-close look at our cutting-edge facilities, meet our world-leading faculty and discover the wealth of educational and extracurricular opportunities that await you here.

If you are interested in visiting NC State as a prospective or current C3 student, please email us at to schedule your visit.

Explore on your own

If you prefer to explore on your own or cannot make it to any of our pre-scheduled visits, we’ve provided tools for you to be your own guide.

Take a Virtual Tour

If you can’t visit Raleigh in person before you arrive at NC State, we’ve curated a virtual tour that lets you discover campus from wherever you are. To get an inside look at NC State. Explore our campus through the tours below.

Tour NC State Main Campus

Main Campus

The historic heart of NC State includes North, Central and South campuses, where students live, attend many of their classes and share meals. You'll stroll the iconic Brickyard, relax on the Court of North Carolina and exercise at Carmichael Gymnasium.

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Tour NC State Centennial Campus

Centennial Campus

As the home to more than 130 businesses, research labs, government agencies and NC State’s state-of-the-art Hunt Library, Centennial Campus offers a landscape for education and industry to unite. The College of Textiles and College of Engineering are based here.

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Tour NC State Housing Residences


Whether you’re looking for the close-knit community of a village or the diverse social opportunity of a traditional residence hall, we have the housing option that’s right for you.

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Parking and Directions

The E. Carroll Joyner Visitor Center is located at 1210 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695. Get directions to the Joyner Visitor Center by viewing our campus map here.


Raleigh has tons of lodging options, perfect for planning a longer stay at NC State. While there is a wide selection of places to stay, for your convenience, we’ve listed hotels that are within 3 miles of NC State’s campus.

Search all Raleigh hotel options to find the best location for your stay.