Welcome to the F.D. Bluford Library
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The mission of F.D. Bluford Library is to support and advance academic scholarship and research at N.C. A&T through services, collections, technologies, staff expertise and spaces. The library is committed to ensuring access to global information resources that inspire exploration, discovery and personal growth. The physical facility offers WiFi access throughout four levels, individual study spaces, technology and media-enhanced collaboration spaces , a tablet-lending program, public computers, and a snack lounge. The library maintains a balanced collection of circulating print and non-print materials, with an ever growing collection of electronic resources available for local and remote access or for download to mobile devices. Archival collections documenting the rich history of the University and the region are also available.
During the regular academic year, the library opens on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. with 24-hour service until Friday at 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Variations in this schedule are posted on the library’s website under “Hours”.
New members of the North Carolina A&T State University Board of Visitors (BOV) will be officially welcomed to the board during its first meeting of the 2016-17 academic year, Sept. 29 – 30 in the Alumni Foundation Event Center on the university’s campus.
As construction of North Carolina A&T State University’s new, $90 million, 150,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art, Student Union draws closer to completion, the university will hold a “Topping the Beam” ceremony.
In its 2017 Best Colleges rankings release, the U.S. News & World Report has ranked North Carolina A&T State University at the No. 1 historically black college or university (HBCU) in North Carolina and the No. 2 public HBCU in the nation.