Welcome #NCState26

Congratulations on your acceptance to NC State! New Student Programs (NSP) is here to ensure your transition can go as smoothly as possible. Use the links on this page and information on our website 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 we 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

Get Started with the New Student Checklist

As a new student you probably have lots of questions about living and learning at NC State. The Checklist is a tool for new students like you so you can understand what to-do’s you’ll need to tackle as you prepare for to start college in the fall.

Save the Date for Orientation

Discover the date for your mandatory orientation session.

Consider Summer Start

Start your NC State journey in a smaller community during Summer Session II by taking up to 8 credit hours on campus.

Take Placement Tests

You may need to complete some placement assessments in math, chemistry, or foreign language before registering for classes this summer.

Explore Pre-Semester Programs

Get connected to your class and campus resources by signing up for programs this summer.


Show off your class pride and connect with other new students with the class hashtag!