Living off campus comes with plenty of pros and cons. For instance, you get your own room when you live in (much cheaper) digs, but you can’t roll out of bed at 7:55 and still make it to your 8 AM English class on time. But hey, there’s a reason most NC State students commute to class.
There are plenty of things you can do to save money, ace all your classes, and get the whole “college experience” even as a commuter. And that’s what this guide is for.
The 2016-2017 Commuter Student’s Guide to Campus
The latest NC State Commuter Guide has anything you want to know about living off campus at State. And yes, that includes a list of public printers and all the restaurants near campus. You can read the whole guide and find some awesome resources below.
Other Resources You Should Check Out
Okay, so living in an off-campus apartment or house isn’t perfect. Some of the biggest hurdles are actually getting to class, meeting new friends, and not blowing your rent check on Cookout trays or Howling Cow ice cream. Here are a few things to help you out:
- Money-Saving Tips: Being a college student means living on a prayer and a few bucks a month. Use these tips to save money and take advantage of all the free stuff.
- Why It’s Smart to Save Money: Here’s why tuition is so dang high and how much money commuting can save you.
- About NC State: Think most State students live in dorms? Actually, 68% of undergrads live off campus and commute to class. Here’s what else you probably didn’t know about this awesome university.
Past Editions of The Guide
Want to see what resources were included in previous commuter guides? Eager to see which restaurants have come and gone? Here are all the previous editions.
And if you’re dying to know why this website/blog/guide even exists, read all about this guide here.