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Graduate Student Resources

As a new and current student, it is very important that you are aware of all resources available to you. From writing your thesis/dissertation to. Below you will find all of the resources available to you as you matriculate toward degree completion. All of these resources operate with the needs of ours students in mind and desire for you to utilize their services throughout your graduate education career.

Academic and Professional Development

The School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with the Graduate Student Association and campus deans and department chairs/faculty, will be offering academic and professional development for all currently enrolled graduate students. You will be notified through campus announcements, the GSA website and the School of Graduate Studies website as these development opportunities are scheduled.

Career Services

NCCU's Office of Career Services offers an array of services which include but are not limited to resume writing, interview preparation, career counseling, networking strategies, etc. Schedule an appointment to see how the Career Services staff can help you. They are located in the William Jones Building, Room 014.

Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is the student governing body for all graduate students. The GSA Officers serve as your voice and your advocate. Some of the many services the GSA currently provides are representation on various committees/boards that make decisions which directly impact you, the student; social events designed to connect your with the campus community and provide networking opportunities; a direct connection to the Associate Provost and Dean for the School of Graduate Studies; access to computers for use in completing tasks directly related to your academic success; and access to funds to assist you with travel expenses related to your expectation to present at a conference.

All graduate students are encouraged to visit the GSA in the Taylor Education Building, Room 311 or contact them by phone at (919) 530-6126, via email at gsa@nccu.edu or tweet them at twitter.com/NCCUGSA.

Graduate School Admission Exams - FREE Online Test Preparation

The university currently has a free online test prep tool which can be utilized by NCCU undergraduate and graduate students and NCCU employees. This tool allows you continuously determine the pace at which you prep for the entrance exam required for the graduate or professional degree program to which you will be seeking admission. Using this tool, you can prep for the following tests: GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, MTA and PCAT. In order to access this tool and take advantage of its valuable test prep, you simply need to perform a few steps. Visit NCCU's Free Graduate School Entrance Exam Test Prep for instructions on how to access this test prep tool.

NCCU Writing & Speaking Studio

Many graduate students may not be aware that the Writing Studio is not just for undergraduate students. All graduate students, whether at the master or doctoral level, should avail themselves of the services the Writing Studio offers. When you are writing your thesis or dissertation, the Writing Studio's services may greatly assist you through the process. Additionally, check in with the Writing Studio periodically to see if they have any upcoming workshops you may be interested in attending. Visit the Writing Studio website,

Shepard Library

NCCU's Shepard Library is centrally located in the heart of the campus. Please take a moment to visit their site to learn of the many ways the library can assist you through your NCCU academic career.

Student Health and Counseling Services

The Student Health and Counseling Services department is located on Cafeteria Drive in the Student Health Building. The following services are offered:

  • Urgent care
  • Counseling and mental health
  • Alcohol and drug prevention and intervention
  • Allergy
  • Pharmacy
  • Lab services
  • Nursing care
  • Women's health

Important Numbers for Student Health and Counseling Services are:

  • Appointments - (919) 530-6317
  • General Information - (919) 530-6317
  • Mental Health - (919) 530-7646
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Resource Center - (919) 530-7068
  • Pharmacy - (919) 530-6289
  • Immunizations/Medical Records - (919) 530-5003
  • Nursing/Triage - (919) 530-7604
  • Health Promotion, Education and Wellness - (919) 530-6664
  • Laboratory - (919) 530-5387
  • Business Office - (919) 530-7336

Visit Student Health and Counseling Services.

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