NC State University is committed to providing all students with the resources they need to be successful in their coursework. Find more information about the NC State networks and academic resources critical to your success as an Engineering Online student, as well as the administrative offices you may need to contact during your time as an Engineering Online student.
What is a Wolfpack One Card?
While distance education students may never need an NC State University ID card, you may wish to get one. This card makes it easier to access on-campus library services and entitles you to student discounts for campus activities and some local businesses.
NC State University Email
All students are assigned an NC State University email account that is used for official University communications. If you choose not to use this account, you must log into it and change your settings to forward your University messages to the email account you prefer to use.
Your Unity ID and password are critical for accessing your course lectures, student email account, library services and your eBill, among other things. Nearly every program on NC State University’s campus that requires a login uses the Unity ID. If you do not know your Unity ID and password, visit the Office of Information Technology’s website for more information on this important access code.
Special Resources and NC State University Administrative Offices
DELTA Testing Services Center
The Distance Education Testing Services Center on NC State University’s Centennial Campus can serve as proctor for students living near North Carolina’s Research Triangle area. To use the DELTA testing center as a proctor, students must complete and submit the proctor form to the Engineering Online office.
MATLAB is a scientific computing package used to store and manipulate the numerical data used in computer science analyses. For help with using MATLAB, view the MATLAB tutorials provided by the Department of Computer Science. To access the tutorials log in with your NC State University Unity ID and password.
Virtual Computing Lab
The Virtual Computing Lab is an access service that allows you to reserve a University computer with a desired set of applications, and remotely access it over the internet. With VCL, you can access the software you need without purchasing it and without owning a system with the specifications required by the software.
NC State University’s libraries are committed to helping students access the information they need to be successful at NC State. EOL students have full access to all library services. Learn how the library assists distance education students and how to request books or articles.
NC State University Bookstores
NC State University’s Bookstores offer online ordering services and home delivery of the textbooks and course packs needed for your online courses. Visit the bookstore's website to learn how NC State University Bookstore can help you acquire the materials you need.
The University Cashier’s Office has the most up-to-date information on tuition and fees, billing, and payment options. If you have specific questions about tuition, we recommend speaking with the Cashier’s Office directly.
Registration and Records
Need help? The Department of Registration and Records offers services to support student success throughout the enrollment life cycle and beyond.
NC State Career Development Center
The Center is the go-to place for students who want to gain real-world professional experience through internships, cooperative education, or employment. The center's staff will help you with resumes, interviews, job searches, and other aspects of preparing to enter the professional world.
ePack Online Employment System
ePack is an online system that allows students to schedule appointments with a career counselor, search and apply for internships and jobs, explore career options, and schedule an on-campus interview with employers. ePack is also a place to find career-related events and activities.
College of Engineering Career Fair
NC State's Engineering Career Fair is one of the largest career fairs in the country held specifically for engineering students. The event provides an opportunity for prospective employers from a wide range of industries to meet with engineering students interested in working for their companies.