NC State’s Centennial Campus: 30 Years in the Making
… Now Moving Forward
- 4 million square feet of developed space
- $1 billion in building and infrastructure investment
- More than 60 companies, governmental agencies and nonprofits
- More than 11,000 people on campus during the academic year
The only research campus in North America combining academic programs, corporate, governmental and nonprofit partners, first-rate amenities, and residential communities — all in one location.
Vision 2034: NC State’s Innovation Destination
NC State’s Centennial Campus has long enjoyed an enviable record of progress and success. But now is not the time to rest on our laurels. To continue to be a trailblazer, Centennial leaders are crafting and implementing Vision 2034 — an exciting, breakthrough plan to re-invent the modern research campus. JOIN us in our vision for turn Centennial Campus into North America’s premier INNOVATION DESTINATION.
A Proving Ground
Testing on Centennial Campus will range from human-powered health monitors to the latest wireless technology.
Advanced Transportation Technologies
Centennial Campus not only will be a hotbed of advanced transportation technology innovation, but also those technologies will be put into action by connecting NC State campuses.
Bold Collaborative Spaces & Places
Nothing fosters innovation more than multidisciplinary, multifunctional office, lab and classroom space.
Centennial Campus will reach out globally in ways not yet imagined or invented, including research partners remotely accessing equipment and labs.
Breakthrough Creative Collisions
Going forward, Centennial Campus will combine the best of both worlds — the creative and the logical — as we identify new opportunities for public art, large-scale events and teachable moments.
Centennial will recognize scientific and technical breakthroughs, and the people that made them possible.
Research in the Grasses, Greens and Weeds
Centennial Campus provides a wealth of opportunities to study natural habitats. The Lonnie Poole Golf Course offers NC State students and researchers opportunities to study environmentally friendly turfgrass management techniques.
The N.C. Wildlife Commission brings K-12 students to Lake Raleigh and surrounding forests to discover biodiversity and wildlife management. Even the stream running through Centennial has provided a living laboratory to demonstrate and evaluate modern restoration techniques.
For more information or to make an appointment, contact the Centennial Campus Partnership Office at 919-515-7036. • centennial.ncsu.edu