Newly Admitted Students
Welcome to NC State and to beginning your journey as a member of the Pack! We’re happy you’re here, and we can’t wait to see you on campus.
Veteran Education Student Orientation
This 50-minute session is hosted by NC State’s Veterans Education and Jeffrey Wright Military and Veterans Services and will cover the need-to-knows on getting started as a military-affiliated student.
The session will strategically highlight the following topics as well as offer attendees the opportunity to ask questions and meet our service team:
- How GI Bill benefits work at NC State
- Residency reclassification for military and veterans
- Introduction to the Wolfpack military-affiliated student population
- Programming and service opportunities for military-affiliated students
- Scholarship and professional development opportunities
- Student Veterans Association
Register today for one of our upcoming Veterans Education Orientation Sessions
Newly admitted virtual welcome session
*Once registered, you will receive the Zoom access link along with a reminder email 24 hours prior to your registered session.
Veteran and Dependent Student Information Overview
Please view the short video below to begin learning about using your benefits at NC State and how they will work once you start classes.
New Admitted Students
If you recently applied and have been accepted to NC State, we would like to congratulate you on joining the Wolfpack! In addition to following the steps on this New Student checklist, we suggest adding the following to your to-do list:
New Military-Connected Student Checklist
- Update your Military Status on MyPack Portal (All military-connected students)
- Student Homepage > Personal Information > Veterans Information > Military Affiliation
- Visit our table and/or attend the Military student session at your New or Transfer Student Orientation
- Currently or previously served? Submit your Military Articulation Request Form to receive credits from your JST and military experience
- Save the date and register for the Military and Veteran Summit during Welcome Week
- Follow us on Facebook: NC State Military and Veteran Services
- For student veterans, join the Facebook group: NC State Student Veterans
If you plan to use benefits
- Follow these Step by Step instructions to apply for VA Education Benefits
- Read over this website to determine your residency
- Apply for Yellow Ribbon if needed
- Determine if you would like to sign up for the Tuition Payment Plan to cover any unpaid costs
Did you complete these steps from your checklist?
These are often missed!
- Get your Student ID
- Access your NC State email
- Get a Parking Pass or check out the options for Park and Ride
- Complete FAFSA application/ update it to reflect current income
- Apply for scholarships
- Submit Immunization form and provide proof of health insurance
- Finalize your class schedule with Academic Advisor
- Order Textbooks
- Complete Mandatory Online Training
You may also want to
- Check out these military-affiliated student scholarships
- Take Placement Assessments
- Get in touch with Disability Resource Office
- Check out NC State Housing resources for traditional and nontraditional students.
- Get involved with the NC State Student Veterans Association
New Student Programs
NSP addresses the holistic needs of each new NC State student to create a foundation of success.
Additional information, checklists, resources, orientation, and support for incoming students can be found through New Student Programs. Whether a first-year student or a transfer student, we highly recommend reviewing and participating in as many programs as possible.
New Student Resources for Graduate Students
- Download the free orientation app (https://grad.ncsu.edu/students/mobile-guide) on your mobile device
- Follow us on social media. Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | LinkedIn
- View the Graduate School New Student Survival Guide and the Office of International Services Getting Here Guide for helpful tips
- Locate on-campus housing
- Research what to do in Raleigh
Have questions about your program? Contact your Director of Graduate Programs