Welcome #NCState21

Congrats on your acceptance and welcome to the NC State of Mind!

New Student Programs is here to ensure your transition can go as smoothly as possible. Use the links and information on this page to start thinking about your next steps in joining the Pack! We hope we can be a resource for you, and your family members, during this exciting time, and can’t wait to meet you during Orientation!


First-Year Orientation Information

Learn more about Summer Orientation, your official welcome to the Wolfpack.

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New Student Checklist

As a new student, you probably have lots of questions about where to go to find the resources and information you need about living and learning at NC State. The New Student Checklist will help you start on the path to becoming the newest member of the Wolfpack family.

Summer 2017 Orientation Dates

Orientation sessions for first-year students are college/program specific, check out your specific dates to begin planning your trip to Raleigh! More specific Orientation information will be available in February.

New Student Opportunities

Find new and exciting ways to embrace the NC State of Mind with these opportunities specifically designed for new students. Start building your Wolfpack network before you even take your first class.


Show off your class pride with the hashtag



Check out life through the lens of current first-year students (before #NCState21 takes the reigns) by checking out our collaborative Instagram account “I am #NCState20”!



Stay up-to-date with the most relevant opportunities and updates for new students and family members.