Off-Campus Housing Options
Apartments Close to Main Campus*
- University Towers (UT)
A private residence hall next to the NC State campus. UT is NOT considered to be NC State on-campus housing.
- Valentine Commons
This is a private apartment building next to campus and a short walk to the IEP building.
- Friendly Apartments
Located at the corner of Hillsborough Street and Friendly Drive, the Friendly Apartments are fully-furnished 1, 2 and 4 bedroom apartments.
- Stanhope Apartments
The Stanhope apartments are a student apartment community located about five blocks from the IEP building.
- Live On Hillsborough
Live On Hillsborough is a community of four apartment complexes within walking distance of NC State University and the IEP building.
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Additional Online Resources
- Facebook Group: NCSU Off Campus Housing
- The Apartment Guide
- Student Renter’s Guide
- Apartment List
Hotels and Temporary Accommodations*
You can find a list of all of the hotels within 3 miles (4.8 km) of NC State University on the NC State Undergraduate Admissions website. Be sure to mention you are an NC State student to receive a special rate.
American Homestay Network*
Students can make arrangements for homestays through American Homestay Network (AHN). Their emphasis is on safe, quality and affordable housing. Families are pre-screened, interested in cultural exchange and happy to open their home to a student. AHN staff are available 24/7 and student support services such as banking, interpretation and transportation are provided.
*Each of these housing complexes and hotels are private companies and are not associated with NC State University. Information is provided as a service only. Any arrangements you choose to make are strictly between you (the student) and the company. NC State does not endorse or recommend any of these living accommodations.