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”.
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.
The United States Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs has awarded a $1.2 million grant to the College of Education at North Carolina A&T State University to increase the number of highly qualified special education teachers produced for K-12 public schools.
Each year The National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honors outstanding graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities who have made significant contributions to society and have excelled in their chosen field or endeavor.