About NSP

Our Mission New Student Programs addresses the holistic needs of each new NC State student to create a foundation of success.

Based on the core value that people matter, we achieve this through:

  • Cultivating strategic partnerships across the university
  • Promoting an environment of personal responsibility
  • Fostering inclusivity through a shared campus identity
  • Partnering with parents and families
  • Preparing and empowering student leaders to serve the campus
  • Striving to be innovative in meeting the needs of our community


Our Outcomes 
By participating in our programs, students should achieve the outcomes identified below.

  • Objective 1: Academic Success
    Outcome 1a: Identify skills, university and college resources, and policies that promote academic success and engagement in co-curricular learning experiences
  • Objective 2: Connection to Campus
    Outcome 2a: Develop a sense of community with fellow students, faculty and staff by engaging in shared experiences
    Outcome 2b: Recognize the value of the different experiences of individuals within the campus community
  • Objective 3: Community Expectations
    Outcome 3a: Examine the role of personal responsibility as it applies to the university’s academic and behavioral expectations and policies
    Outcomes 3b: Identify behaviors and resources that promote personal and community well-being and safety
  • Objective 4: Transition to the University Environment
    Outcome 4a: Demonstrate the ability to navigate the day-to-day functions of collegiate life by utilizing the available resources
  • Objective 5: Student Leader Development
    Outcome 5a: Apply effective leadership skills in interactions with students, families, New Student Programs staff, and campus partners
    Outcome 5b: Utilize knowledge of campus to address the transitional needs of new students and families