About EcoVillage

EcoVillage at NC State University
The EcoVillage Living and Learning Village at NC State is a first-year and transfer student program that welcomes students from all majors, creating both a multidisciplinary and an interdisciplinary educational experience that prepares students for lifelong sustainability Leadership, Education of others, Application of sustainability principles, and Definition of their personal and professional connections to sustainability. Both within and beyond the classroom, members of the EcoVillage engage with their peers, faculty, staff, and citizens of the Raleigh community to explore local, regional, and global approaches to sustainability and actively participate in complex issues facing the environmental, social, and economic challenges of society. Village members are offered the opportunity to return to EcoVillage during their second year for our 2nd Year Program or as an employed Village Mentor.

The EcoVillage, one of  University Housing’s 15 Living and Learning Village choices, contributes to the success of the whole student by creating a community where unique, high impact experiences are provided to prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally; to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning; and to become informed, engaged and productive citizens.