membership options


While a University Club membership is the same for everyone, the way you join is dependent on your relationship to NC State University. Learn about the options for joining the University Club below. To learn more about what a University Club membership includes, please see our Membership page.

 

Membership Categories and Entrance Fees

 

Alumni of NC State 
Alumni eligibility is defined as:
a) any person who has received a degree from NC State,
b) any person who has been accepted and enrolled in a degree program at NC State and who successfully completed at least 9 semester hours at NC State in such degree program, or
c) any person who attended NC State and successfully completed at least 9 semester hours and who subsequently received a degree from another college or university.

                 One-Time Entrance Fee: $1,500

         

Faculty and Staff of NC State
All full-time faculty, part-time faculty, retired faculty, visiting faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff to include professional staff of Research Triangle Institute are eligible for membership.

                 One-Time Entrance Fee: $0

 

Legacy of the University Club
Legacy eligibility is defined as:
Legacy memberships should be granted only for sons and daughters of former or current University Club members. This category should not exceed 5% of the total membership of the Club. This category of membership can be defined as follows:

  1. The prospective member should be able to prove a direct family relationship to a current or previous member of the University Club.
  2. The prospective member must demonstrate a strong commitment and continued support to NCSU and the University Club.

                 One-Time Entrance Fee: $2,000 

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Don't fit into these categories? That's okay! We have membership options for you as well.
Please keep in mind that these next two categories can only make up 5% of our total membership, so there may be a short wait list.

Please contact our Membership Coordinator at membership@ncsuclub.org for
current information on openings.

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Friends of the University
Friends of the University eligibility is defined as:
Friends of the University should be granted only in exceptional cases and members of the NC State University Club under this category should not exceed 5% of the total membership of the Club. This category of membership can be defined as follows:

  1. Any person who has substantially contributed to the faculty at NC State University and the goals and mission of the University (minimum contribution of $3,000.00), or
  1. Any person who or whose family has substantially contributed to NC State (minimum contribution of $3,000.00), provided such person has demonstrated his/her continued support of the faculty at NC State and the goals and missions of the University as a whole.

Determination as to whether an applicant qualifies for membership in the Club as a Friend of the University are made on a case-by-case basis and shall be determined in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors of the NC State University Club. Any favorable determination of an application for membership in this category requires 9 affirmative votes of approval by the Board of Directors then present and voting.

               One-Time Entrance Fee: $1,500

 

Friends of the University Club
Friends of the University Club eligibility is defined as: 
Friends of the University should be granted only in exceptional cases and members of the NC State University Club under this category should not exceed 5% of the total membership of the Club. This category of membership can be defined as follows:

  1. The individual or family must demonstrate a strong commitment and continued support to NC State or the University Club. This commitment can be demonstrated in many ways and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  2. Upon joining, the member and/or their family members will have full privileges of the Club and be subject to all the rules and policies that govern the Club. Additional requirements are payment of initiation fee and regular monthly dues plus applicable minimum dining.
  3. Favorable determination of an application for membership in this category requires 9 affirmative votes of approval by the Board of Directors then present and voting.

              One-Time Entrance Fee: $4,500