New Student Convocation

Join us Sunday, August 9 at 4 p.m. for New Student Convocation

Missed the live event? Watch the New Student Convocation recording!

Students and Staff gather on Stafford Commons after convocation

Make sure you’re there when the Class of 2024 comes together for the first time on Sunday, August 9 at 4 p.m. as a class at New Student Convocation. The Chancellor and dignitaries will kick off your time at NC State and welcome you to the Wolfpack during our first virtual opening ceremony of the academic year.

The event will be streamed as a YouTube Premiere Event. A link to the presentation will be emailed to you.

Event Highlights include:
  • Welcomes provided by Chancellor Woodson and the Student Body President
  • Sing the Red and White Song and Alma Mater with the Power Sound of the South, NC State Marching Band
  • Hear from fellow students, faculty members, and staff as they welcome you to NC State.
  • Win prizes including $50 and $25 gift cards to Wolfpack Outfitters.

Pick up a special gift

When you arrive on campus to pick up your Wolfpack One Card, first-year students will receive an envelope. Make sure to not open it until Convocation on Sunday, Aug. 9. If you are a first-year student not living on campus, your envelope has been mailed to you.

Win big prizes!

If you are a new or transfer student, you can win awesome prizes just by watching Convocation. Follow these steps to get ready for the in-video scavenger hunt.

  1. Download the NC State Guides App
  2. Get the 2020 Wolfpack Welcome Week guide
  3. Look for Convocation Scavenger Hunt in the main menu then Instructions & Game Progress to see how the game works
  4. Scan the QR codes with the reader provided in the guide. When you complete the phrase, enter your name and email address in the survey to be entered to win one of five $50 Wolfpack Outfitters gift cards, one of 10 $25 Wolfpack Outfitters gift cards, one of 100 free Howling Cow ice creams, and more, including coolers and tumblers provided by NC State Campus Enterprises and Coca-Cola.