Do I need my own computer at NC State?
the essential information on recommended computer specifications and connecting to campus computing resources. While computers are not required, approximately 97% of entering CALS students bring computers to school, and 99% of those are Windows PCs. We recommend that CALS students follow the university recommendations unless otherwise directed by their major departments.
Antivirus Software Available to all Students
the university makes the latest version of Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition available to all students, faculty, and staff at no cost. CALS students are strongly encouraged to download and install this software on their personal computers.
CALS Student Computing Manual (PDF)
a helpful quick guide to campus and CALS computing resources.
CALS Student Computing Facilities
the college operates a number of open, public computer labs, and some departments also make computing facilities available to their students for specific academic uses. Information on other campus computing facilities is here.
the center of information on campus computing services and student accounts--an important resource
Wireless at NC State
Take your laptop or other wireless device out and about to various locations on campus and still have access to the NC State network! The link above will take you to campus maps illustrating where wireless networking is available.
University Computer Use Regulation
the definitive guide to acceptable use of computer networks, equipment and resources
"copying, distributing, downloading, and uploading information on the Internet may infringe the copyright for that information"