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Wolfpack Welcome Week

Thursday, August 15 — Saturday, August 24, 2024

NC State is full of traditions! 

During Wolfpack Welcome Week (WWW) you’ll begin to experience the best of NC State and create a foundation for a successful academic year. As we welcome our new students to the Wolfpack community, WWW is your time to learn about your new home, make new friends, build your community, and explore exciting ways to engage in and outside of the classroom. WWW also welcomes back returning students, faculty, and staff, as we reconnect with old friends and build upon the excitement for another year at NC State. With over 150 events and activities taking place — there’s something for everyone.

Stay up to date with all of the Wolfpack Welcome Week events using one of the three methods below:  

Download the 2024 Mobile Guide

Download the ‘NC State University Guides‘ free mobile app in the Apple App Store, Google Play store, or Blackberry store. Once downloaded, open the app and find ‘2024 Wolfpack Welcome Week’ by early August!

Add the Google Calendar

View the Wolfpack Welcome Week Google Calendar. To add it to your personal (@ncsu) Google Calendar, click the + by “Google” in the lower right corner. This will be updated by early August.

View the 2024 Mobile Guide Web Version

No smartphone? No problem! View the mobile guide right from your computer via our Mobile Guide Webview. This will be updated by early August.

Navigate the week like a pro!

Using the mobile guide, or mobile guide web view, students will be able to search for events by event category. Search via keywords or by one of the 7 interest categories (listed below) to find the best experience for you.

academic engagement and success, health and wellness
social connections
diversity and inclusion
arts and creativity
wolfpack pride
community engagement and service

Welcome Week FAQ

Am I required to attend Wolfpack Welcome Week events?

Students are strongly encouraged, but not required to attend events during Wolfpack Welcome Week. This is an opportunity to connect with peers, faculty, and staff across campus as you learn more about what there is to offer at NC State!

What if I need accommodations to participate in an event?

Contact New Student Programs via email: or phone: 919-515-1234 for any accommodations to events.

How do I submit an event as a Campus Partner or Student Organization?

Any campus office, organization, or department is welcome to submit an event to be part of the Wolfpack Welcome Week Calendar. Helpful resources and the event submission form can be found here.

Connect with Us!

Follow @NCStateNSP on social media for insight into campus life, upcoming events, tips for student transition, and updates on relevant information.