Our Community - North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

Welcome to the MCNC web page for the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU). This page provides basic information regarding the NCICU covered areas in MCNC’s agreement with the University of North Carolina System Office.

Background

Since the 2003 execution of the Master Services Agreement between MCNC and the University of North Carolina System Office, MCNC has proudly served the NC Independent Colleges and Universities with a network agreement that covers all 36 of the NCICU campuses. Each campus has the ability to take advantage of special discount rates for Internet services provided by MCNC. In addition to Internet services, each customer receives DNS and Enhanced DDoS Protection at no additional costs. These services are described below.

MCNC Services available to NCICU via the University of North Carolina System Office agreement

The following MCNC services are available at a discounted rate to each NCREN connected NCICU campuses:

Connectivity

DNS
Domain Name Service
Enhanced DDoS Protection
Detects and mitigates Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks targeting MCNC customers
Internet
Broadband Internet Service

Security

Enhanced DDoS Protection
Detects and mitigates Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks targeting MCNC customers

In addition, personalized spaces for each of the NCREN connected NC Independent Colleges and Universities can be found in the NCREN Community Portal. These personalized spaces are secure, exclusive domains and dynamic in that the NCICU and MCNC personnel can update them with the latest network and technical support information.

All other MCNC services are available to the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities for a fee.