Welcome #NCState23


Congrats on your acceptance, and welcome to NC State!

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

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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 2019 Orientation 

Orientation sessions for first-year students are college/program specific, so check out your specific dates to begin planning your trip to Raleigh! Registration for Orientation opens in March for confirmed new students.

Summer Start

Consider participating in Summer Start, a program that assists new students with the transition to NC State through five weeks of college courses and campus involvement during Summer Session II before the fall semester.

Pre-Semester Programs

Find new and exciting ways to embrace your NC State experience 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 #NCState23 takes the reigns) by checking out our collaborative Instagram account “I am #NCState22”!



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