New Spring Students

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Welcome to NC State, new spring students!

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 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

Were you admitted in March 2021 as a Spring Connect student?

This page is for students who are admitted in late fall 2021. If you were admitted in March, please visit the Spring Connect section of our website.

Important Dates

New Student Checklist

Review the checklist and get started on the to-do’s to prepare for your first semester.

Placement Testing

You may need to take placement tests before course registration to ensure you’re registered in appropriate courses.

Advising and Course Registration

Find out how to consult with an academic advisor and register for spring courses.

Spring Orientation

Spring Orientation is a mandatory virtual program for new students and highly recommend for their families.

Winter Welcome Week

Winter Welcome Week is a series of events to help new students get started with the Wolfpack. Schedule coming in December 2021.

NC State COVID-19 Response

Find the latest updates and information related to the university and what to expect this spring.