Pre-Arrival Information

Welcome to NC State University! This booklet will provide you with some important information to help you prepare for your stay at NC State. Please contact us if you have further questions after reading this material. We recommend that you print off a copy of this booklet and bring it with you to NC State as it contains helpful phone numbers and tips that will assist you along your way.

The Office of International Services (OIS) provides many services for the University’s international students, scholars, and their families including advice on immigration related matters, orientation programs, and English and cross-cultural programs for students, scholars, and spouses. Such programs include: Breaking Bread, Culture Corps, ISSERV Volunteer Program, English Conversation Club, and Spouse programs. 

We look forward to meeting you upon your arrival!

Spring 2019 Pre Arrival Guides will be available by Friday, November 16th.

View the  Pre-Arrival Guides for International GRADUATE Students

<Click to view online – Fall 2018

View and download the PDF > Fall 2018 International Graduate Student Guide

View the Pre-Arrival Guides for International UNDERGRADUATE Students

<Click to view online – Fall 2018

View and download the PDF > Fall 2018 International Undergraduate Student Guide