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Computer Loan Program
In support of staff development, the NC State University Staff Senate has created and administers a computer loan program for qualifying NC State staff members. It is the intent of this program to put computers in the hands of employees who may have limited access to computers thus providing the means for them to develop computer skills, take classes or in other ways expand their knowledge and skills in ways that are a mutual benefit to themselves and to NC State University. The Staff Senate Computer Loan Committee manages this initiative.
Green Zone Training
The process of transitioning from the military to civilian life can pose challenges for all service members, veterans and their families. Green Zone is designed for faculty and staff to receive training about issues potentially facing active service members, student veterans and their families.
African American Faculty/Staff Organization (AAFSO)
The NC State African American Faculty & Staff Organization (AAFSO) is an independent self-governing organization seeking effective representation of issues primarily concerning the African American community at North Carolina State University. Its objective is to develop programs that inform and support faculty and staff and to provide opportunities for professional growth and advancement to all members of the African American community.
Council on the Status of Women
The NC State Council on the Status of Women is charged with advising the Provost on matters related to the professional development and support of all NC State women on and off-campus, including faculty, staff, and students.
GLBT Faculty and Staff Network
Part of the mission of the GLBT Center is to provide ongoing support for GLBT faculty and staff on campus. To fulfill that mission, the GLBT Center coordinates the GLBT Faculty and Staff Network in order to provide an opportunity for GLBT faculty and staff to connect and form community, to supply informal and formal feedback about campus climate, to support and mentor GLBT students, and to connect with prospective GLBT faculty and staff members.
Staff Women’s Network
The Staff Women’s Network is open to all staff women in the NC State network. We have adopted a rotating leadership model, with three members serving as the leadership team to plan meetings and events. Our goals include creating a strong network of women who support each other as well as serving our community on and off-campus.
Child Care Discounts for NC State University Employees
University HR provides opportunities for childcare with bright Horizons, as well as 40+ area child care providers with discounts for university employees.
Wake County has launched a new assistance program called WakeSUPPORTS which provides funding to working parents, so they can afford to pay for their kindergartners through sixth-graders to attend virtual school at a safe location with reliable oversight or receive before and after school care.
Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
Not sure where to find reliable and trustworthy child care? Your free and confidential Faculty and Staff Assistance Program can help by providing expert resources, support and information. Call today (866.467.0467) or go online to find out about:
Feed the Pack
Feed the Pack is a community-based initiative sustained by the greater NC State community to combat the food insecurity experienced by members of the Wolf Pack family.
Key Haven is a large wooded site on a peninsula at Kerr Lake. It is available for camping, picnicking, boating, enjoying nature and privacy. It is leased from the Army Corps of Engineers by NC State University to be used by its faculty, staff, graduate students, retirees, legacy key holders and their guests. It has two picnic shelters, picnic tables, tent pads, sandy beaches, a boat ramp, privies and a locked gate.
HR Benefits, Employee Wellness and Work Life provides WolfPerks as a savings opportunity for NC State employees for everything from shopping to cellular services to travel.
The University Libraries provides a wide array of technology (everything from laptops to cameras to wellness tools) available for lending free-of-charge from both library locations.
Library COVID-19 Changes
Special protocols are in place for keeping our spaces and high-touch surfaces clean and for promoting health and safety in accordance with university guidelines. Access to some spaces is limited or restricted, and some services are being offered primarily or only online.
Employee Dependent’s Tuition Scholarship
Dependents of NC State University employees are now eligible to receive an annual scholarship to the university, thanks to a new fund seeded by a gift from Chancellor Randy Woodson and his wife, Susan. The Woodsons made a $1.15 million gift toward the effort. The donation, along with other private funds, helped launch the NC State Employee Dependent’s Tuition Scholarship which began in the 2016 fall semester.
Janet B. Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship
The purpose of the Janet B. Royster Memorial Staff Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarship(s) to full-time, permanent non-faculty employees who are taking either undergraduate or graduate-level courses at an accredited institution of higher education, or enrolled in approved – short courses, licensure, certificate or continuing education programs that support staff development.
LinkedIn Learning is an online video training library with thousands of expert-created courses covering technology, software, hardware, business, career-building, creativity, and more. LinkedIn Learning is designed for all levels of learners. Videos are available at all times and can be viewed on any internet-connected device, including your mobile phone. LinkedIn Learning is available at no charge to any current NC State Unity student, faculty, or staff member with a Unity ID.
QuickStart University Business Practices Program
QuickStart is a University Business Practices Certificate Program that covers the basic business practices and processes of NC State University. This program is most helpful for employees interested in an overview of the administrative, business, financial and other operations at NC State University.
OIT Technology Workshops
The Office of Information Technology offers a variety of technology workshops and educational opportunities, free of charge. Unless otherwise specified, these are for graduate students, faculty and staff.
Staff Tuition Waiver
The Tuition Waiver Program provides an opportunity for eligible staff and faculty to have tuition waived for courses taken at University of North Carolina System Institutions. Courses may be taken for career development or for personal interest. NC State permits the waiver of tuition for eligible full-time faculty and staff for up to three (3) courses per year through any UNC System school.
Learning and Organizational Development
Learning and Organizational Development (L&OD) builds the knowledge, skills, and abilities of NC State’s workforce by helping them develop and achieve their potential so that the organizations they work for can succeed and grow. L&OD fosters a learning culture where employees are engaged in continuous learning. We facilitate this learning by delivering talent and organizational development strategies and services focused on motivating, engaging, and educating a committed and high-performing workforce. We design the best solution to assist you or your team in achieving higher team morale and performance.
Office of Professional Development
NC State University’s Office of Professional Development (OPD) is a unit of the office of Continuing and Professional Education. Dedicated to the development and delivery of non-degree professional training courses, OPD provides you with a broad range of quality educational opportunities in a flexible, comfortable, and affordable learning environment.
Wolf Guard ID Program
The Crime Prevention Unit of the Campus Police Department offers the WolfGuard ID Program to increase the chances that your valuables will be returned to you if they are stolen. This is accomplished by documenting the make, model, and serial numbers of your valuables, so that they can be entered into a national computerized database should they be stolen. Your items may also be engraved with your driver’s license number, which can ease the identification of your personal property if it is recovered. If you wish to take advantage of this service, you have several options. If you are faculty or staff, you can contact the Crime Prevention Unit to request a time and date for an Engraving Program.
Safety Escort Services
In conjunction with University Housing, the University Police Department provides a walking safety escort service to protect students, faculty and staff on campus. Escorted persons will be accompanied by a uniformed security guard or a university police officer depending on the time of day. Detailed information on safety escort services as it pertains to the pandemic and Fall 2020 Semester can be viewed here. The police department encourages anyone travelling on campus to walk in well lighted areas with groups of people or to use the Wolfline Bus Service. Visit Wolfline to check schedules. Download Transloc to your smart phone for the real-time bus locator system. To request an escort to an on-campus location, call 919-515-3000 or use a Blue Light Emergency Phone found at many locations across campus.
The Ride-Along Program is designed to increase understanding between Officers in the Campus Police Department and the University community. Officers are able to learn how they are viewed by students, faculty, and staff and the riders their awareness of law enforcement processes, problems, and operations. The Campus Police Department encourages the campus community to be interested and involved in the law enforcement process. Therefore, members of the campus community are permitted to ride in Department vehicles as passenger observers for civic or educational purposes. Participation in the Ride-Along Program is open to any interested individual who has a specific interest in campus policing (e.g. persons studying criminal justice or engaging in criminal research, visiting law enforcement officials, etc). Please contact the NC State Police Career Development Unit at email@example.com.
The university provides multiple methods to be alerted to any emergency affecting campus through the WolfAlert system, including text messages, the OnCampus app, and audible warnings. Hear a siren going off on the first Monday of every month at 12:15 p.m.? That’s the monthly test of the system.
Sustainability Service Opportunities
Service is one of the best ways to contribute toward the sustainability of your community. These opportunities are sustainability-related volunteer options available to those in and around the NC State area.
Waste Reduction & Recycling Opportunities
Waste Reduction & Recycling and our campus partners host a variety of volunteer opportunities & sustainable events throughout the year. Browse the calendar to discover ways you can make your sustainable #STATEment!