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Student Advocacy

The Office of Student Advocacy within the Division of Student Affairs offers guidance, resources and referrals for students who are experiencing difficult situations that impact their academic and personal success.

The office is committed to helping students navigate university policies and procedures. Our goal is to empower students to find solutions to day-to-day obstacles they may encounter. The Student Advocacy Coordinator specializes in problem solving and providing students with resources to help make decisions regarding all aspects of university life.

Students who need assistance are welcome to contact the office. Students can make a one-on-one appointment, email or visit during walk-in hours. We’re here to serve you! 

Get in Touch with the Student Advocacy Coordinator

Star Dorsett | 919-530-7492 | star.dorsett@nccu.edu

Make an appointment

  • Call: 919-530-7492 or 919-530-6342
  • Email: star.dorsett@nccu.edu
  • Visit: Student Services Building, Room G19


  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • 8 a.m.–12 p.m.   (All other dates and times by appointment only)
  • Located in the Student Services Bldg., Room G19

Take Advantage of Quick Resources on Campus

Other Resources

NCCU Campus Pantry: Eagles Serving Eagles

The Campus Pantry is open to all students, faculty and staff as an on-campus resource for basic food and personal care items.  Emergency after-hour bags are located in the hallway. Please contact the campus pantry for current hours.

Website:   https://sites.google.com/site/nccufoodpantryvolunteer/
Email:  nccucampuspantry@gmail.com

Kira Jennings
Room 200A, Dent Human Science Building
Durham, NC 27707


Urban Ministries of Durham

Urban Ministries of Durham welcomes neighbors in need regardless of ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or disability.  The Community Café serves three meals a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year to help anyone in need of a meal. 

Website:   http://umdurham.org/what-we-do/cafe.html

410 Liberty Street
Durham, NC 27707


Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina

The Food Bank provides food for people at risk of hunger in 34 counties. The Food Bank serves a network of more than 800 partner agencies such as soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and programs for children and adults through distribution centers in Durham, Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh, the Sandhills (Southern Pines) and Wilmington. To find a local food agency, use the website below, click on “Find Help” and enter your zip code.  

Website:   www.foodbankcenc.org


United Way

Dial 211 from any phone in North Carolina to be connected to an operator that will guide you to the services and support you need in your area or get support online at www.NC211.org.


Duke University Hospital

Website:   dukehealth.org

2301 Erwin Rd, Durham, NC 27705


Duke Urgent Care Center/Lincoln

Website:   lincolnchc.org

1301 Fayetteville St, Durham, NC 27707


Durham Rescue Mission

Offers programs and services for the homeless.

Website:   https://www.durhamrescuemission.org/programs-services/
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