Orientation is an important step towards successfully beginning your life and program of study at NC State University. We hope this information will be helpful and answer many of your questions, but we encourage you to contact our office, make an appointment or stop by during our afternoon walk in times if you have any additional questions.The Office of International Services is delighted to welcome you to Raleigh and we wish you the best of luck during your time at NC State!

Spring 2020 International Graduate Student Orientation will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020.  No registration is required – students will receive an email with additional details.

International undergraduates are required to attend New Student Orientation.  Please see New Student Programs’ website to register.  International students will have a designated meeting with OIS during Orientation:  

  • Transfer Student Orientation is on Thursday, January 2nd.
  • First Year Student Orientation is on Friday, January 3rd.
  • International Student Success lunch is on Friday, January 10th.

Please note that these orientations are mandatory for all new F-1 and J-1 students.

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