Spring 2021 Deferred Enrollment

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Welcome to NC State!

New Student Programs is here to ensure your transition can go as smoothly as possible. As a student who chose to defer enrollment until the spring 2021 semester, we understand your situation is unique. We hope to provide some clarity on which steps to take next and recommend utilizing the links and information on this page to get started. Additionally, we recommend reviewing the email the chancellor sent on September 23 about spring semester planning and updates in relation NC State’s COVID-19 response.

If you have any questions throughout your transition, contact New Student Programs at 919.515.1234 or new-students@ncsu.edu.

Important Dates

Chancellor’s Update: Spring Semester Planning

Review the email sent to students on Sept. 23 regarding the university’s COVID-19 response and what to expect in the spring semester.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to submit a housing application again?
If you did not live on campus in August 2020, you will need to submit a new housing application.

Do I need to submit immunizations and health history again?
If you submitted your immunization records and health history form to Student Health Services, you do not need to submit these again unless you have changes to the forms.

Do I need to take placement tests again?
If you took placement tests in spring/summer before deferring your enrollment, you do not need to complete placement tests again. If you took courses at another institution, share this information with your academic advisor during the advising period.

Do I need to complete New Student Orientation again?
Students who completed the Online Orientation Platform and/or attended an Online Orientation Session on Zoom do not need to complete orientation again. If you missed one or both of these program components, you will need to do them for spring.

Do I need to complete required online education modules again?
Students who completed the modules (Alcohol Wise Education, Hazing Prevention, and Sexual Assault Prevention Education) do not need to complete them again. If you missed any of these program components, they will be available to you in late November and you will receive an email with instructions.

New Student Checklist

Review the checklist and get started on the to-do’s to prepare for your first semester.

First-Year Placement Testing

You may need to take placement tests before course registration to ensure you’re registered in appropriate courses.

Transfer Placement Testing

You may need to take placement tests before course registration to ensure you’re registered in appropriate courses.

Advising and Course Registration

Find out how to consult with an academic advisor and register for spring courses.

2020 Spring Orientation

Spring Orientation is a mandatory virtual program for new students and highly recommend for their families. Details coming in November 2020.

Winter Welcome Week

Winter Welcome Week is a series of events to help new students get started with the Wolfpack. Details coming in December 2020.