New Student Service Experience

Dive into community service right in your own backyard with this half-day experience at the S.O.U.L. Garden on Centennial Campus! Get to know other new students while learning about environmental stewardship and food security at NC State’s first harvestable, student-run organic garden. Participants will hear from experts in the field, complete a lasting project in the garden, and then end the day with lunch.

 

Registration

Registration is open to new first-year and transfer NC State students. There are is space available for 30 participants, and registration will include:

  • lunch
  • free t-shirt
  • and all required service materials

 

Registration has closed.

Schedule

  • Check-in will be from 9:00am-9:25am in front of Hunt Library entrance (1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606).  Students can access Hunt Library from central campus via the 3, 8, & 11 Wolfline buses. For live routes visit: https://ncsu.transloc.com/
  • Service at the Garden will last from  9:30am-12:30pm
  • Lunch will be from 12:30pm-1:30pm.  Participants will have the opportunity to continue to get to know other participants and debrief their experience

What to Wear & Bring

Students should limit the items they plan to bring on-site for safety and security purposes. New Student Programs will provide water bottles for all participants on-site.  Be sure to wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty as well as closed-toed sneakers.

Accommodations

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, NC State will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. If you are a student or guest attending a New Student Programs event, have a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations (e.g., ASL interpreter, large print, etc.) to participate in this event, please contact Lori Wilson at orientation@ncsu.edu or 919.515.1234 during business hours of 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. EST as soon as possible or at least 10 working days prior to the event.