University Annual Notices

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination

NC State creates inclusive working and educational environments free from all forms of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. NC State recognizes and rewards individuals on the basis of relevant factors such as ability, merit and performance.

Policy 04.25.05 Equal Opportunity, Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Policy

Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity webpage

Reporting and Filing a Complaint – Equal Opportunity and Equity

Title IX

Drug Free Workplace and Campus

Illegal drugs endanger the health and safety of members of the NC State community and imperil the integrity of the pursuit of learning and working. The University is committed to education, counseling, rehabilitation and elimination of illegal drugs.

Policy 04.20.05 Illegal Drugs

Policy 09.00.02 Drug Education, Screening and Counseling Program

Regulation 09.00.04 Drug Education Screening, Counseling, and Deterrence Program

2021 Annual Notice: Drug-Free Campus and Workplace

Clery Compliance

The Clery Act requires institutions of higher education that receive federal student aid funds, including NC State, to prepare, disclose and publish campus crime statistics, security policies and safety information communicated to students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Clery Act General Information

NC State University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report – October 2021

Free Speech

The free and open exchange of ideas remains a hallmark of our university community. At NC State, we continually strive to foster free speech in an environment where members of our community can learn from one another and where all are treated with dignity and respect. We follow all federal and state laws and university policies with respect to free speech and the conduct of campus events.

Policy 04-25-01 Freedom of Speech and Expression

Free Speech webpage

Annual Report on Free Speech and Free Expression Within the University (The University of North Carolina System)

Political Activities

Each member of the university community has the right to freely express his/her views on any subject, including advocacy for/against candidates for public office. However, in exercising these rights, the resources of the university cannot be used. Engagement in political activities by employees should be conducted independent of their employment and at times when such activity does not interfere with employment. If an employee seeks to be a candidate for office or seeks to serve in office, there are strict timelines and a petition to receive permission.

Policy 05.00.04 Political Activities

Political Activities FAQs webpage

Misuse of State Property

University employees who have a suspicion, information or evidence of misuse of state property must report such information or evidence to University Police, Internal Audit or their immediate supervisor within three days.

Policy 07.40.02 Reporting Misuse of State Property

Potential Misuse of State Property Reporting FAQs webpage

Illegal Peer to Peer File Sharing

NC State protects the copyright of others and will discipline employees or students who are found to have illegally downloaded content and/or shared music, movies, videos, games and other online media.

Illegal Peer to Peer File Sharing Policy

Illegal Peer to Peer File Sharing FAQs webpage

2021 Annual Notice: Illegal Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

Employee Excess Liability Insurance

If an employee is acting with the course and scope of his or her employment, the State’s excess liability insurance policy provides coverage for acts or omissions in the event the employee is sued individually.

2021 Excess Liability Memo

Student Services Center – Consumer Information

The U.S. Department of Education requires schools to provide consumer information about educational programs and the school’s success. This information is intended to allow students and families to make good decisions as they select a college, ensuring that the university delivers on the services promised.

Student Services Center – Consumer Information

Voting in North Carolina

The North Carolina State Board of Elections (SBOE) has approved the use of NC State University’s student and employee identification cards for voting identification purposes. The SBOE requires the below information sheet to be provided to our students and employees. For more information on the qualifications to vote in North Carolina, photo identification requirements for voting, and voting options, see the below infosheet.

North Carolina Voter Registration and Voting Information

Register and Vote in Your State (U.S. Election Assistance Commission)

National Mail Voter Registration Form (U.S. Election Assistance Commission)

** Voters will not be required to show photo ID for the 2020 primary election. In a December 31 order, a federal district court blocked North Carolina’s voter photo ID requirement from taking effect.The injunction will remain in place until further order of the court. For more information visit the State Board of Elections website:**