Fall 2016 – OIS Programs


8c9a57dc-66c6-4c14-949b-a2fea1b23022 First of all, we want to say THANK YOU to our Small Pack Leaders, CCAP Ambassadors, & OIS Orientation Team!!
OIS would like to thank our Small Pack Leaders, CCAP Ambassadors, and the Orientation Team for their support in hosting another successful fall orientation! We truly appreciate their help in welcoming the new international students to NC State. Check out the Get Involved page on the OIS website for opportunities to assist with future orientations, as well as other ways to get involved with OIS.
Final OIS Check-in Reminder
If you have not attended an OIS Check-in Session, you must do so immediately. Check-in is required by law to maintain your immigration status. The last OIS Check-in sessions will be held tomorrow, Tuesday August 16th. Schedule your Check-in here.
OIS Welcome Party! This Friday, August 19th from 6-9 p.m. in the Talley Ballroom
Join OIS staff, Small Pack Leaders, and your fellow new international students for a night of free snacks, games, and American line dancing!  Dress is casual. No registration required. We hope to see you there!   
Cultural Crossroads Fall 2016 Kick-Off!
Join international and American students for the discussion “Communicating Between Cultures — Standard Language, ‘Talkin’– Southern’, Slang, and Unspoken Language” on Wednesday, August 24th from 4-5 p.m. in 104/106 University College Commons. Pizza will be provided so registration is required for this event. Please sign up here
Social Security Administration Staff on Campus – August 24th in Hunt Library
On Wednesday, August 24th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., staff from the Social Security Administration Office will be in the Duke Energy Hall in Hunt Library to process Social Security number (SSN) applications. You MUST have a job offer in order to apply for an SSN. Registration is required! Sign up for an appointment here (Please note: Registration will be available by 5 P.M. on Tuesday, August 16th). Please carefully review the OIS webpage on Social Security for details about the SSN application process before your appointment.
GoPass Pick-Up in Talley: Monday, August 22nd through Wednesday, August 24th
All students must pick up their GoPass at the Talley Student Union between the hours of 10 a.m – 2 p.m.  Monday, August 22nd – Wednesday, August 24th. During this time, any GoPasses ordered online by 3:00 p.m. will be available for pickup the following day at Talley.  At all other times, please allow two (2) business days for processing and pick up student GoPasses at the NC State Transportation Office, Admin. I, 2721 Sullivan Drive (Rt. 7 Wolfline has a stop directly in front of the building).
  Parade of Flags at Packapalooza and International Soccer Night

Sign up here to represent your country in the Parade of Flags at Packapalooza this Saturday, August 20th.

Sign up here to represent your country in the Parade of Flags at the International Soccer Night on Friday, September 9th.

**Please do not sign up to carry a flag unless you are committed to participating. We depend on those who sign up to attend for a successful event.**

  OIS Orientation Materials Online

The OIS Graduate Student Orientation Powerpoint has been posted on the OIS Orientation webpage. If applicable, Mini-Sessions presentations have also been posted.