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!

Fall 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.  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

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

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!

Check out last year’s event at: 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

Spring Semester Events

Coming soon….

  • I Am #NCState21
  • Dinner Discussions
  • On-Campus Job Fair
  • Pack Connections
  • Gear Up for Year 2
  • …and more!