Entrepreneurs Living and Learning Village
Apply now to live in the Andy and Jane Albright Entrepreneurs Living and Learning Village!
Entrepreneurs Village is a living and learning community that provides sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students across all academic disciplines the opportunity to live, socialize, and work with entrepreneurial-minded students. Residents can explore and develop their entrepreneurial interests in an environment that fosters creativity and encourages innovation.
The goals of Entrepreneurs Village include:
- Creating a community in which entrepreneurial students live, learn, and grow together;
- Allowing students the opportunity to immerse themselves in entrepreneurial thinking and doing;
- Promoting the excitement of entrepreneurship across the university.
Entrepreneurs Village is conveniently located at Wolf Ridge Apartments in the heart of Centennial Campus, which is home to corporate, government, and non-profit partners. Operating in partnership with the Entrepreneurship Initiative (EI), Entrepreneurs Village is also located near the James B. Hunt Library, the Colleges of Engineering and Textiles, the Centennial Center, and the shores of Lake Raleigh.
Learn more about Wolf Ridge Community Features.
The EI Garage will be located on the first floor of Entrepreneurs Village. It will provide a community for students to work within the context of real-world problems to find solutions through critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and new business creation. The EI Garage will include a prototyping studio, shop areas, breakout rooms, and a work yard/patio outdoor area.
Students part of the Entrepreneurs Village will have:
- Access to the EI Garage, a business creation and prototyping space for NC State students with a passion for entrepreneurship.
- Support in launching and growing entrepreneurial ventures.
- Competitions for prizes and funding.
- Priority access to shared resources, meeting spaces, and registration for entrepreneurial trips, tours, and events.
- Brainstorming sessions, guest speakers, and mentorship opportunities.
- Presentation and feedback opportunities.
- Local outings.
- Networking events and semester socials.