Year One Series

 

 

Welcome to Year One! Acclimating from high school or another college to NC State isn’t an overnight process. Orientation and Wolfpack Welcome Week will introduce you to new people, resources, and the university environment… but the transition doesn’t stop there. The Year One Series takes place throughout your first fall and spring semester, and is designed to help you build a successful foundation for the rest of your time at NC State. Check out the calendar of events below and email orientation@ncsu.edu if you have any questions. Here’s to a fantastic Year One!

Spring 2018 Semester Events

 

January

Join a Pack Connections group

Registration open now – January 10, 2018

Join one of our 3 weekly dinner and event groups and explore your interests in a tight-knit community.

go.ncsu.edu/packconnections

Sign up for the Transfer Foundations Workshop

Registration open now – January 3, 2018

Saturday, January 6, 2018 | 10:00am-4:00pm | Talley Student Union

Reflect on your previous experiences, learn more about campus involvement, participate in campus traditions, and create career goals to set yourself up for success.

go.ncsu.edu/transferfoundations

New Student Programs’ Winter Welcome Week events

Thursday, January 4, 2018 – Sunday, January 14, 2018

Make new friends and connect with campus life at these  Winter Welcome Week events designed for new students!

https://newstudents.dasa.ncsu.edu/connect-at-winter-welcome-week

New Student Newsletter 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 

Winter Welcome Week may be over, but check your inbox for whats going on the rest of this month across campus!

https://newstudents.dasa.ncsu.edu/newsletter/

Roommate Roundup

Late January

With 2018-2019 housing selection right around the corner, don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet the new BFF who rounds out your suite or apartment! More information coming soon. Take a look at last year’s event below:

go.ncsu.edu/roommateroundup

Dinner Discussions

Immigration, policy, and ramifications in today’s era with Dr. Kim Ebert |Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversation around today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion

Lunch & Learn: Whatchya Doin’ this Summer?

Monday, January 29, 2018 | 11:00am-1:00pm | Talley Student Union

Spring semester may have just begun, but summer will be here soon enough! Get a head start and make the most of your first summer at State by learning more about available opportunities!

go.ncsu.edu/summerplans

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState21  project  (first-year Students only)

I am #NCState21 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2021! This project serves to not only chronicle the first-year transition to the university, but to celebrate what makes NC State such an innovative and creative place to call … home.

go.ncsu.edu/iamncstate21

February

New Student Newsletter 

Monday, February 5, 2018 

Check your inbox for the inside scoop and what’s happening this month across campus!

https://newstudents.dasa.ncsu.edu/newsletter/

Dinner Discussions

“Limitations of the First Amendment and civil rights today”  with Dr. David Austin |Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversation around today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion

Dinner Discussions

What’s trendy? The ins and outs of consumer behavior with Dr. Delisia Matthews |Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversation around today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion

On-Campus Job & Leadership Fair

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 5:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Coastal Ballroom

Like the idea and convenience of an on-campus job, but not sure where to start? Looking for leadership experience that will propel you to the next step? This event brings together a variety of campus departments and employers so that you can find the experience that fits you best!  Take a look at our fall fair below:

go.ncsu.edu/campusjobs

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState21  project (first-year Students only)

I am #NCState21 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2021! This project serves to not only chronicle the first-year transition to the university, but to celebrate what makes NC State such an innovative and creative place to call … home.

go.ncsu.edu/iamncstate21

March

New Student Newsletter 

Monday, March 12, 2018 

Get back in the swing of things after Spring break! Check your inbox for the inside scoop and what’s happening the rest of this month across campus.

https://newstudents.dasa.ncsu.edu/newsletter/

Dinner Discussions

“Neuroscience, Gender, and Assumptions that Defy Scientific Thinking”  with Dr. Jane Lubischer |Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversation around today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion

Dinner Discussions

 “Putting the ‘Community’ in Community Food Security” with Dr. Natalie Cooke |Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversation around today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState21  project (first-year Students only) 

I am #NCState21 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2021! This project serves to not only chronicle the first-year transition to the university, but to celebrate what makes NC State such an innovative and creative place to call … home.

go.ncsu.edu/iamncstate21

April

New Student Newsletter 

Monday, April 2, 2018 

Check your inbox for the inside scoop and what’s happening this month across campus!

https://newstudents.dasa.ncsu.edu/newsletter/

Gear Up for Year 2

Saturday, April 8, 2018 | 10:00am-4:00pm | Talley Student Union

Round out your first year by making an action plan for year 2! Sign up,  and gain essential leadership and career skills to crush your sophomore year. More information coming soon. Check out last year’s event here:

go.ncsu.edu/year2

Dinner Discussions

“Maximizing the Positive Impacts of Tourism”  with Dr. Whitney Knollenberg |Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversation around today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion

Fall 2017 Semester Events

August

Join a Pack Connections group

Registration closes Friday, August 11, 2017 at 5pm

Join one of our 5 groups and explore your interests in a tight-knit community.

go.ncsu.edu/packconnections

Transfer Foundations Workshop

Saturday,  August 13, 2017 | 9am-5pm

Reflect on your previous experiences, learn more about campus involvement, participate in campus traditions, and create career goals to set yourself up for success

go.ncsu.edu/transferfoundations

New Student Programs Wolfpack Welcome Week events

Friday, August 11, 2017 – Saturday, August 19, 2017

Check out these #NCStateWWW events specifically for new students!

newstudents.dasa.ncsu.edu/connect-at-ncstatewww

Sign up to participate in the new student Fall Alternative Service Break  

Application closes on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 5pm

Serve the North Carolina community among fellow new students.

go.ncsu.edu/newstudentASB

Add a reminder on your Google calendar!

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState21  project  

I am #NCState21 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2021! This project serves to not only chronicle the first-year transition to the university, but to celebrate what makes NC State such an innovative and creative place to call … home.

go.ncsu.edu/iamncstate21

September

Out-of State Student Labor Day Excursion

Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 9:00am-4:00pm 

If you are on campus during the Labor Day holiday weekend, join New Student Programs for a trip to Falls Lake State Park. The trip will include a 4-hour kayaking and paddle board tour, lunch, and an opportunity to get to know other new students.

go.ncsu.edu/excursion.

New Student Service Project

Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9:30am-1:30pm

Dive into community service right in your own backyard with this half-day experience at the S.O.U.L. Garden on Centennial Campus!

go.ncsu.edu/newstudentservice

On-Campus Job Fair

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | 2:30pm-4:00pm | Talley Student Union, Coastal Ballroom

Like the idea and convenience of an on-campus job, but not sure where to start? This event brings together a variety of campus employers so that you can find the position that fits you best!

go.ncsu.edu/campusjobs.

Lead the Pack

Thursday, September 28, 2017 | 6:00pm-7:30pm | Talley Student Union, Room 3222

Interested in pursuing leadership positions during your time in college but don’t know where to begin? Lead the Pack will help you explore your potential, as well as learn about leadership opportunities and their application timelines.

go.ncsu.edu/leadthepack

Dinner Discussions

“Its All Fun and Games: The Power of Play”  with Dr. Derek Ham |Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

“Diversity and Environmental Justice: Why do we need both?” with Thomas Easley | Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversation on todays’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion.

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState21  project  

I am #NCState21 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2021! This project serves to not only chronicle the first-year transition to the university, but to celebrate what makes NC State such an innovative and creative place to call … home.

go.ncsu.edu/iamncstate21

October

Join a SPring Pack Connections group

Registration now open!

Join one of our 5 groups and explore your interests in a tight-knit community.

go.ncsu.edu/packconnections

Fall Alternative Service Break  

Thursday, October 5, 2017 – Sunday, October 8, 2017

Serve the North Carolina community among fellow new students.

go.ncsu.edu/newstudentASB

Dinner Discussions

It’s more than what you say, It’s how you say it with Dr. Walt Wolfram |Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Women in STEM with Dr. Kathy Titus-Becker | Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversation on todays’s most relevant issues over pizza.  Topics for each session are coming soon!

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion.

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState21  project  

I am #NCState21 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2021! This project serves to not only chronicle the first-year transition to the university, but to celebrate what makes NC State such an innovative and creative place to call … home.

go.ncsu.edu/iamncstate21

November

Join a SPring Pack Connections group

Registration now open!

Join one of our 5 groups and explore your interests in a tight-knit community.

go.ncsu.edu/packconnections

NC State celebrates first Generation College Students
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | 1:00pm-3:00pm | Free Expression Tunnel
In honor of the national First-Generation College Celebration Day, all NC State first-generation college students are invited to participate in painting a mural on the Free Expression Tunnel.  A first-generation college student is a student whose parents did not complete a four-year college degree.  Giveaways and paint supplies will be provided at this drop-in event.  Come leave your mark and celebrate the legacy first-generation students make on our campus!

Add it to your calendar here!

First Finals

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 8:00pm-9:00pm | Talley Student Union, One Earth

At the end of the fall semester, New Student Programs hosts First Finals to help students clear their heads and take a break before tests begin. Students can enjoy karaoke, crafts, and yummy treats with their fellow classmates!

go.ncsu.edu/firstfinals

 

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState21  project  

I am #NCState21 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2021! This project serves to not only chronicle the first-year transition to the university, but to celebrate what makes NC State such an innovative and creative place to call … home.

go.ncsu.edu/iamncstate21