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Are you ready to take your passion for design and turn it into something that can shape your life and the lives of those around you?

Studio Based Majors Architecture Art + Design Graphic Design Industrial Design
Non-Studio Based Majors Design Studies
Studio Based Majors
Architecture
Art + Design
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Non-Studio Based Majors
Design Studies

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Upcoming Events

March
279:30am - 12:30pm

Fibers Lab: Presentation + Workshop | Hillary Waters Fayle

Leazar Hall,
2230 Katharine Stinson Dr,
Raleigh,

March
2710:00am - 11:00am

NCSU Virtual Reality Group hosted by College of Design

Allred Gallery,
Kamphoefner Hall Rm G10, 2221 Katharine Stinson Dr.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

March
277:00pm - 8:00pm

Data visualization in the age of “fake news”

James B. Hunt Jr. Library,
1070 Partners Way ,
Raleigh, NC 27606

March
296:00pm - 7:00pm

Architecture | Joint Lecture Series | Josemarîa Churtichaga

Burns Auditorium, College of Design,
2221 Katherine Stinson Dr,
Raleigh, NC 27607

March
309:00am - 12:00pm

K-12 Programs: Field Trip

NC State College of Design,
50 Pullen Rd.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

March
3012:00pm - 1:00pm

Architecture Lecture | RODE Architects, Boston, MA

Allred Gallery,
Kamphoefner Hall Rm G10, 2221 Katharine Stinson Dr.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

March
305:30pm - 6:30pm

Writing Your Resume Workshop

Allred Gallery,
Kamphoefner Hall Rm G10, 2221 Katharine Stinson Dr.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

March
306:00pm - 7:00pm

Unconventional 3D Printed Materials

DH Hill Library,
2 W Broughton Dr,
Raleigh, NC 27695

March
3112:00pm - 1:00pm

Patricia Morgado, PhD | Architecture | Lecture

NC State College of Design,
50 Pullen Rd.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

March
316:00pm - 9:00pm

Exhibition + Opening Reception: Lost Language

Cary Arts Center,
101 Dry Avenue,
Cary, 27511

April
18:00am - 11:59pm

Deadline for Code+Art Submissions | NCSU Libraries

James B. Hunt Jr. Library,
1070 Partners Way ,
Raleigh, NC 27606

April
36:00pm - 7:00pm

Architecture | Lecture Series | Dylan Impink

Burns Auditorium, College of Design,
2221 Katherine Stinson Dr,
Raleigh, NC 27607

April
49:00am - 12:00pm

K-12 Programs: Field Trip

NC State College of Design,
50 Pullen Rd.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

April
56:00pm - 7:00pm

Lecture: Brian Davis, ASLA

Burns Auditorium, College of Design,
2221 Katherine Stinson Dr,
Raleigh, NC 27607

April
65:30pm - 6:30pm

Writing Your Cover Letter Workshop

Allred Gallery,
Kamphoefner Hall Rm G10, 2221 Katharine Stinson Dr.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

April
79:15am - 10:45am

Coffee & Viz - Understanding Human Perception through Immersive Virtual Environments

James B. Hunt Jr. Library,
1070 Partners Way ,
Raleigh, NC 27606

April
76:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate Architecture Month: Raleigh 1st Friday Firm

April
76:00pm - 11:00pm

First Friday : Fish Market Student Gallery

Fish Market Student Gallery,
133 Fayetteville St ,
Raleigh, NC 27601

April
76:00pm - 9:00pm

Shaping Our Genetic Future: an evening of interactive art at CAM Raleigh

CAM Raleigh,
409 W Martin St.,
Raleigh, NC 27603

April
810:00am - 4:00pm

High School Animation Workshop

NC State College of Design,
50 Pullen Rd.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

April
135:30pm - 6:30pm

Interview Preparation Workshop

Allred Gallery,
Kamphoefner Hall Rm G10, 2221 Katharine Stinson Dr.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

April
183:30pm - 4:30pm

LEED Existing Building Dynamic Plaque Unveiling

Talley Student Union,
2610 Cates Ave,
Raleigh, 27695

April
205:30pm - 6:30pm

Creating a LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Allred Gallery,
Kamphoefner Hall Rm G10, 2221 Katharine Stinson Dr.,
Raleigh, NC 27695

April
244:30pm - 5:30pm

Lecture: Vince Voron, VP Design, Dolby Systems

Burns Auditorium, College of Design,
2221 Katherine Stinson Dr,
Raleigh, NC 27607

April
2812:00am - 11:59pm

Last Day of Classes: Spring 2017 Semester

April
282:00pm - 3:30pm

Art2Wear 2017 Dress Rehearsal

Talley Student Union,
2610 Cates Ave,
Raleigh, 27695

April
287:00pm - 9:00pm

Art2Wear 2017 Runway Show

Talley Student Union,
2610 Cates Ave,
Raleigh, 27695

May
35:30pm - 7:00pm

Pre-Design Awards Lecture by Julie Snow, FAIA

Clearscapes,
311-200 W. Martin Street,
Raleigh, NC 27601

May
1211:00am - 1:00pm

Spring 2017 Commencement for College of Design

McKimmon Center,
1101 Gorman St,
Raleigh, 27606

May
138:00am - 5:00pm

Honorary Doctorate for Alumnus, Phil Freelon, FAIA

May
138:00am - 12:30pm

NC State University Commencement

PNC Arena,
1400 Edwards Mill Rd,
Raleigh, NC 27607

May
1512:00am - 11:59pm

CODA Deadline for Design Studies

May
1712:00am - 11:59pm

First Day of Classes - Summer 1 Session

May
201:00pm - 3:00pm

Design & Wine Series: NC State Campus Art Tour

DH Hill Library,
2 W Broughton Dr,
Raleigh, NC 27695

May
202:00pm - 4:00pm

Design & Wine Series: NC State Campus Art Tour

James B. Hunt Jr. Library,
1070 Partners Way ,
Raleigh, NC 27606

July
112:00am - 11:59pm

CODA Deadline for Design Studies

October
1512:00am - 11:59pm

Deadline for Undergraduate Applications to Studio-Based Majors

Upcoming Events

March
279:30am - 12:30pm

Fibers Lab: Presentation + Workshop | Hillary Waters Fayle

Leazar Hall,
2230 Katharine Stinson Dr,
Raleigh,

March
2710:00am - 11:00am

NCSU Virtual Reality Group hosted by College of Design

Allred Gallery,
Kamphoefner Hall Rm G10, 2221 Katharine Stinson Dr.,
Raleigh, NC 27695