Office of International Affairs

At North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, we believe that "Aggie Pride" includes the commitment to preparing our students to excel in a world by learning to be global citizens, doing their part to steward the earth's resources, improve the quality of human lives, and be proactive contributors to the search for justice and equality.

OIA fosters campus internationalization and serve as a central support, advisory, and information center for all students, faculty, and staff in the following areas: 

OIA offers immigration assistance for the NSU community and serves as a liaison between our office and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in matters related to international students and scholars studying and working here. Our goal is to provide you with great service and for you to have an overall remarkable experience. Our office also provides support services and events such as international student orientation, international education week, networking events, and more. Click "International Students" for more information.

OIA supports all NCAT students who are interested in studying, interning, volunteering, and/or shadowing abroad. Click "Study Abroad" for more information.

OIA provides assistance with preparing all University faculty, staff, students, and authorized volunteers of the University for international travel that is University-sponsored or University-related.  Click the "International Travel" link for more information related to the University's Travel Policy.


Upcoming Events - International Education Week Activities

International Game Night


Experience the thrill of competing in games from different corners of the globe on Tuesday,  March 26 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the OIA reception area (2nd floor; Academic Classroom Building). Whether you're a seasoned player or a novice, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Expand your horizons, make new friends, and celebrate diversity with us at this engaging event. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to connect with the global community right here on campus. Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable International Game Night!


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Welcome to the International Festival (i-Fest 2024) A Celebration at North Carolina A&T!Join us for a day filled with cultural celebrations, delicious food, vibrant music, and exciting performances from around the world on Friday, April from noon to 4 p.m. at Aggie Village Courtyard and John Mitchell Drive in front of the Student Center.

Immerse yourself in a diverse array of vendors and entertainment that showcase the rich tapestry of global cultures. Please bring your friends, family, and community partners to help celebrate our global university community. I-Fest has something for everyone!   Please sign-up here.   Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the world without leaving North Carolina! See you all there!

Post Completion OPT Workshop


Optional Practical Training (OPT) is temporary employment that is directly related to an F-1 student’s major area of study. Eligible students can apply to receive up to 12 months of OPT employment authorization before completing their academic studies (pre-completion) and/or after completing their academic studies (post-completion). 

Registration is Required

There will be two sessions held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024. The first session will be held from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and the second session will be held from 3:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m. Both sessions will be hosted by Jeavon James, Assistant Director for International Student Success, and Esther Song, International Student and Scholar Coordinator.

Office of International Affairs
Academic Classroom Building Room 213
OIA Phone: 336-334-7551
Education Abroad: 336-285-2600

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