Personal Information and Privacy

You can use your NC State Unity account to access your personal, academic and financial information, and it's very important that you keep this information safe. Use the resources and information below to protect your privacy.

View Your Personal Information

To view or change your personal information in MyPack Portal:

MyPack Portal > Student Homepage > Personal Information tile

On the Personal Information tile, you will be able to view and update all of your personal information, including:

  • Personal Details (Student ID number, Name and Preferred Name)
  • Contact Details (Email addresses, phone numbers)
  • Addresses
  • Emergency Contacts
  • Text/Email Notification Setup
  • Ethnicity
  • Privacy Restrictions
  • Residency
  • Veterans Information (Military Affiliation, Request Benefits Certification, Review Benefits Requests)
  • OIS Compliance Verification (for International students only)
  • Provide Social Security Number
  • Parent & Guardian Access

Directory Information Privacy Settings

Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), you have the right to restrict all or part of your directory information, which includes your preferred email, your enrollment status (full-time/part-time), major field of study, and more. 

If you wish to restrict this information, you can do so in your MyPack Portal:

MyPack Portal > Student Homepage > Personal Information tile > Privacy Restrictions

  1. Select your Student Homepage
  2. Select the ‘Personal Information’ tile
  3. From the left-hand navigation menu, select ‘Privacy Restrictions’
  4. Select ‘Restrict’ under the directory field you would like to restrict access to, OR select ‘Clear’ if you wish to release the restriction for that field
  5. If you choose a Full Privacy Block, you can grant exceptions for certain publications by clicking the Full Privacy Block field, checking the ‘Restricted’ box, and selecting the Exceptions you would like to grant
  6. Be sure to click the green ‘Save’ button to save your changes

NOTE: Select a “full privacy” block to prevent us from sharing your information with anyone, including employers. A full privacy block also prevents your inclusion in graduation and Dean’s List publications.