New Students

Welcome to Aggieland!  This page should be helpful to all students who are newcomers to Greensboro or to North Carolina A&T.  Explore the links to learn more about Greensboro, NC.  You will also find useful links to help you with university parking, identity card, computer accounts, etc.  Some of the links on this page are not associated with North Carolina A&T State University; the university does not endorse nor take responsibility for content on third party websites.

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New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation is held once each semester for students who have accepted to North Carolina A&T State University.  The School of Graduate Studies faculty and staff look forward to welcoming you to A&T and to the Greensboro area during our New Graduate Student Orientation Program. The purpose of New Graduate Student Orientation is to introduce you to your new colleagues and campus, and to orient you to University resources and procedures.  ORIENTATION INFO

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Graduate Catalog

The Graduate Catalog includes the current Graduate School policies, regulations, and curriculum guides.  View Catalog

Greater Greensboro Consortium

The Greater Greensboro Consortium is a program designed to expand the course options available to degree seeking students from Bennett College, Elon University,  Greensboro College, Guilford College, Guilford Technical Community College, High Point University,  North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. If you are interested in taking advantage of this program, READ MORE.

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If you choose to live on campus, Housing and Residence Life can help you with on-campus housing.  if you decide to live off campus, check with your department to see if there are continuing students who are looking for a roommate.  Some websites to help you in finding local off-campus accomodations are listed below:
Apartment Guide
Greensboro Apartments

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All vehicles on the NC A&T campus are required to have a parking permit, or to be parked in one of the designated visitor parking spots. These spots are in the parking decks or at one of the metered areas. All vehicles must have valid registration. See Parking Services for more information.

Registering for Classes

You may register for classes using our online course registration system: Aggie Access On-Line.  You can access this by selecting Aggie Access Online from the next web page when you click on Student Gateway.  You will need a Student ID and PIN in order to register for classes.  For detailed information, see the University Registrar’s webpage.

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University ID

The NCA&T Aggie ONECard is your passport to many services including official university identification card, library card, meal card, key for on-campus residence halls, purchasing snacks and drinks from on-campus vending machines, making copies, mail, health services, making purchases at the bookstore, ticket for football and basketball games, etc.

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Health Insurance

We strongly recommend that you are adequately insured to meet unanticipated health care costs. The Sebastian Health Center provides health care services to students while they are on campus.  The health center can also help with information on required immunizations and insurance plans.  If you have an immunizations hold that is preventing you from registering for classes, you must contact the Sebastian Health Center directly at 336-334-7880.

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NC A&T Computer Accounts Activation

For information on email accounts, Blackboard course management system access, computer laboratories, wireless access, network security, software downloads and training, please visit the Division of Information Technology's website.

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Local Information

The local newspaper (News and Record) maintains a good website that provides information on local attractions, including museums, nightclubs, parks, recreation, civic organizations, and libraries. It also has information on education, employment, and apartment rentals, among other things:

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Hotel Information:

Best Western Plus Windsor Suites
2006 Veasley Street., Greensboro, NC 27407
(336) 294-9100

Hampton Inn Greensboro
2004 Veasley Street, Greensboro, NC 27407
(336) 854-8600

Hyatt Place Greensboro
1619 Stanley Road, Greensboro, NC 27407
(336) 852-1443

Marriott Greensboro Downtown
304 N Greene Street, Greensboro, NC 27401
(336) 379-8000

Proximity Hotel
704 Green Valley Road  Greensboro, NC 27408
(336) 379-8200

Quality Inn and Suites Coliseum
2112 West Meadowview Road, Greensboro, NC, US, 27403
hone: (336) 292-2020

Sheraton Four Seasons
3121 High Point Road, Greensboro, NC 27407
(336) 292-9161

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Bank of America:


First Citizens Bank:

RBC Bank:

State Employees Credit Union:

SunTrust Bank:

Wells Fargo:

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Grocery Stores:

Food Lion:

The Fresh Market:

Harris Teeter:

Lowes Foods:

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Shopping Malls/Plazas:

Tanger Outlets Mebane (Approximately 25 minutes away on I-40 East)

Concord Mills (Approximately 1 hour away on I-85 South)

Four Seasons Town Centre

Friendly Center

Hanes Mall (Approximately 40 minutes away on I-40 West)

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Out and about in Greensboro and North Carolina

Downtown Greensboro
Greensboro Coliseum

International Civil Rights Center and Museum
Greensboro Historic Museum

The Carolina Theatre
North Carolina A&T Art Galleries
Weatherspoon Art Gallery

Biltmore Estate
Carolina Panthers
Hiking the Appalachian Trail
NC Outer Banks

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Points of Pride