Deferring Admission

Deferring Admission

Undergraduate Students

The Undergraduate Admissions Office does not grant deferrals. You need to follow the instructions below if you decide not to enroll.

  • To be considered for admission for a later semester in the same calendar year please submit an Application Update Form,
    First, log into your WolfPAW account. Next, follow the links for “Apply to NC State” and then“Print Forms”.
  • To be considered for admission in a later calendar year you must submit a new application via WolfPAW.

 For more information you can visit the Undergraduate Admissions Office website or contact them directly at

Graduate Students

If you wish to request a deferral of your admission, please notify your graduate program as soon as possible. For your convenience here is a list of the current Directors of Graduate Programs (DGPs).

If your request for deferral is approved, you will receive an updated admission letter. Please note that admission may be deferred no more than one year beyond your original entry semester. More information can be found on your official admission letter.

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