Spring Family Orientation

Holladay Hall on a gorgeous day

Welcome to NC State!

The Office of New Student Programs welcomes you to NC State University, a community of achievers, rich in tradition and academic excellence. To assist you and your family as new members of this community, we invite you to attend a Family Orientation session. These sessions are designed specifically for parents and families of first-year students.

During the program, you will be able to:

  • Get better acquainted with the academic programs and campus services offered to your student.
  • Gain insights into the potential adjustments your new college student and your family will face.
  • Meet NC State staff, current students, and other parents and family members.

Review the information below to help prepare for your session, and contact New Student Programs at new-students@ncsu.edu or 919.515.1234 if you have questions. Please note that NSP and all university offices will be closed for winter break Dec. 23, 2022 – Jan. 3, 2023.

An exterior of The James B. Hunt Library. Photo by Marc Hall

Registering for Orientation

An evening view of Stafford Commons and Talley Student Union

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Preparing for Orientation

Need assistance?

If you have any questions about your student’s transition to NC State, contact New Student Programs:

  • Text  833.712.1255 (Weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm)
  • Email new-students@ncsu.edu
  • Call 919.515.1234 (Weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm)

Visit Parents and Families Services

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