Welcome Packet


Data Matters will be held on the North Carolina State University Centennial Campus.

All Data Matters courses will be held at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library, located on the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University (near The Oval).

Courses will be held in the following rooms:

  • 2110 A&B (listed as MULTIPURPOSE ROOM on the map below) – 2ND FLOOR
  • 2110 C&D (listed as MULTIPURPOSE ROOM on the map below) – 2ND FLOOR
  • 4101 Lecture Hall – 4TH FLOOR
  • 4105 – 4TH FLOOR
  • 4505 Teaching & Viz Lab – 4TH FLOOR

James B. Hunt Jr. Library is an iconic building that captures the spirit of NCSU’s strengths in science, engineering, technology, and textiles.

Parking Information

Parking is available in the Capability South Lot, the Partners Way Deck (currently being renamed as the Engineering Oval Parking Deck), and in the Poulton Deck for $15 per day.

  • Capability South Lot – 76 spaces (10 minute slow walk to Hunt)
  • Partners Way Deck – 99 spaces (5 minute slow walk to Hunt). Note that this parking deck is in the process of being renamed the Engineering Oval Parking Deck. Signage on maps and/or the building may indicate either name.
  • Poulton Deck – 86 spaces (adjacent to Hunt library)

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Food Options near James B. Hunt Jr. Library

Lunch will NOT be provided on site, but there are several eating options in the area. On the Oval is located on the lower level of Wolf Ridge Apartments, across from James B. Hunt Jr. Library on Centennial Campus. This location has 4 restaurants:

  • Common Grounds Café and Creamery:  Hunt Library – 1st floor.  Common Grounds offers a lineup of hot and cold coffee, beverages, muffins, and bakery bars.  It also has NC State’s very own Howling Cow ice cream scoops and shakes.
  • Cold Fusion Salads and Deli: selection of made-to-order sandwiches & wraps, salads, and soups.
  • Fahrenheit Pizza: personal artisan pizzas, calzones and garlic knots in a fire-deck oven.
  • Flashpoint Global: authentic global cuisine with made-to-order stir-fry entrees.
  • Newton’s Grill: a selection of made-to-order diner foods and sides.
  • Port City Java: just up Partners Way from James B. Hunt Jr. Library, has coffee and light bites.
  • There are also food trucks along Main Campus Drive, about a 5 minute walk from the library.  Schedule is available here.

Farther afield for dinner, there are several award-winning restaurants in Raleigh close to Centennial Campus: