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 new-students@ncsu.edu if you have any questions. Here’s to a fantastic Year One!

Fall 2018 Semester Events

August

Transfer, think, and do

Monday,  August 20, 2018 | 9:30am-1pm

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/transferthinkdo

New Student Programs Wolfpack Welcome Week events

Sunday, August 17, 2018 – Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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 Monday, August 27, 2018 at 5pm

Serve the North Carolina community among fellow new students.

go.ncsu.edu/newstudentASB

Add a reminder on your Google calendar!

Dinner Discussions

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversations on today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState22  project  

I am #NCState22 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2022! 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/iamncstate22

September

Out-of State Student Labor Day Excursion

Saturday, September 1, 2018 | 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, 2018 | 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 & Leadership Fair

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 | 4:30pm-6:30pm | 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? The New Student Job and Leadership Fair brings together on-campus employers and offices offering paid and unpaid leadership roles, making it easy for you to see all that is available for the spring and summer on campus.

go.ncsu.edu/campusjobs

Dinner Discussions

Tuesday, September 12, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

 Thursday, September 25, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversations on today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion.

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState22  project  

I am #NCState22 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2022! 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/iamncstate22

October

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

Tuesday, October 18, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

 Thursday, October 30, 2018 | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Talley Student Union, Cultural Hearth

Join campus faculty for conversations on today’s most relevant issues over pizza.

go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion.

Sign up to participate in the I Am #NCState22  project  

I am #NCState22 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2022! 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/iamncstate22

November & December

First Finals

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 8:30pm-10:30pm | 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 #NCState22  project  

I am #NCState22 is a collaborative Instagram account showcasing the uniquely original NC State Class of 2022! 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/iamncstate22

 

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

January 25, 2018 | 8pm-9:30pm | Talley Student Union, Coastal Ballroom

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, Room 4280

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/

Emerging Leaders in Action

Sunday, April 8, 2018 | 12:00pm-6:00pm 

Before the semester comes to a close, take a moment to reflect and spend an afternoon on the challenge course learning how to translate all those experiences into success as you gear up for year 2!

go.ncsu.edu/emergingleaders

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