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Schedule At A Glance

New Student Orientation is a full-day program. Participants can expect to arrive on campus no later than 8:20 a.m. and stay on campus until 5:00 p.m. in order to receive vital information on student services, being successful, and joining the Wolfpack community!

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m
Orientation Check-in
Witherspoon Student Center

Be sure to browse through the information you receive at Check-in.

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
University Welcome

Witherspoon Student Center

Participants will hear vital information from a number of NC State administrators and offices on how students and families can be successful in transitioning to NC State and in their first semester.

9:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Campus Expectations and Safety and Perspectives from Current Students
Various Locations on Campus

Parents' Orientation participants will hear from University Police to learn how our campus is partnering with students and parents to keep our campus and students safe. Participants will also hear about Community Standards and how the University assists students in crisis. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear from current students about their experiences at NC State.

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Fountain Dining Hall

Orientation Leaders will escort participants to Fountain Dining Hall for lunch.

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Sessions and Tours
Various Locations, Witherspoon Student Center

Topics and activities during this time will include:
  • Involvement at State
  • Career Development
  • Time and Stress Management
  • Tutorial Services
  • Academic Advising Services
  • University Dining
  • Veterans Affairs
  • How to Pay Your Bill
  • Student Health Services
  • Information Technology
  • Learning the MyPack Portal
  • Campus Tour