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Student on top of Hawk's Bill for Dendrology lab.

Student on top of Hawk’s Bill for Dendrology lab.

The Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources offers a variety of services to current students to ensure students have a positive and successful experience.  To learn about a few of the services offered, read below.

Academic Advising

Academic advisors are assigned to each College of Natural Resources student once they register for classes the first time. Your personal advisor can be found by visiting MyPack Portal and clicking on Degree Audit. If you do not see an academic advisor listed, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at (919) 515-6191.

Changing Your Major

Students wishing to change their major at North Carolina State University should first meet with the undergraduate coordinator for their desired major and be accepted by the department.

Free Tutoring Services

The College of Natural Resources offers free tutoring services for courses offered through our college. If you are a current CNR student or taking one of our classes and are interested in getting a tutor, visit the Office of Academic Affairs in 2018 Biltmore Hall or call us at (919) 515-6191.


College is a major investment for students and their families. This is why the College of Natural Resources is committed to helping students fund their education through a variety of outlets. Learn more by visiting the Undergraduate Scholarships page.

Library Resources

Located on the first floor of Jordan Hall, the Natural Resources Library provides full access to an extensive collection supporting CNR research programs. Through the library’s Tripsaver service, students have full access to materials located across campus, at other Triangle libraries, and beyond. Library staff are available to provide research consultations and assistance. The Library also offers a Flyspace designed to facilitate small group work and discussion.

Computer Resources

CNR offers multiple computing facilities and resources for undergraduate and graduate students. Biltmore 3032 is available to students outside of scheduled class hours and the drop-in lab (also located in Biltmore 3032) is available during operational hours. The computers are installed with much of the software students may need for class work.

Lab Hours of Operation (for fall and spring semesters)

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Flyspace Collaboratory

Designed to facilitate small group work and discussion, Flyspace offers a large central LCD flat panel screen which can accommodate multiple sources: two Windows PCs, VCR/DVD and up to 4 laptop connections. Student communication is enhanced through full wireless connectivity and surrounding whiteboards.
College Informational and Instructional Technology Services Website 

Community Diversity

In our college, we not only value diversity, but also embrace it. The Community for Diversity is an office that is designed help make us college inclusive and welcoming for all populations.

Contact Us

The Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources values our students and wants to help make your college experience more productive. For any questions or concerns, please stop by Jordan Hall 3136 or contact us.