The Graduate College

First Things First

Beginning your graduate education takes serious preparation. The information and links below will help you get your educational experience at North Carolina A&T State University started right. Make sure to review all of the information below. Welcome to Aggieland!

students and instructor in classroom settingAccept Admission Offer

  • An acceptance letter will be sent to you through your personal graduate school admissions portal. You must log in electronically and accept the admission offer as soon as possible.

Activate Aggie Student Gmail

  • Your N.C. A&T student email address ( will be used for official university announcements and course information. You are expected to activate your Aggie email account immediately.

Register for New Graduate Student Orientation

  • See the Orientation Page for information about New Graduate Student Orientation (held shortly before the start of classes). Make sure to REGISTER for Orientation if you haven't done so already.

student working at computerActivate Aggie Access Online

  • Aggie Access Online is your portal for secure online services at N.C. A&T, including registering for courses. TO LEARN HOW TO SET UP AND NAVIGATE AGGIE ACCESS ONLINE, SEE THE REGISTRAR'S GUIDE TO REGISTRATION. Note that you should not register for courses until you receive guidance from your academic program.
  • Your 9-digit student ID number (Banner ID) is used for access to Aggie Access Online and will also be required when filling out forms, paying bills, and more.

Aggie Alert

  • You must sign up for the Aggie Alert notification system before registering for courses (using Aggie Access Online).

Immunizations & Medical Health History

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  • Health Insurance is mandatory. Current students must pay for Student Blue insurance (through Blue Cross Blue Shield) or waive coverage and provide proof of alternative insurance. Learn more about Health Insurance policies.

Tuition and Fees / Billing

  • The Treasurer’s Office handles tuition and fee costs as well as billing. Please refer to their site (including their FAQ) for crucial information.

Funding / Financial Aid Opportunities

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Aggie OneCard (Student ID Card)

  • The Aggie OneCard is your official University ID card. Cards are issued by the Aggie OneCard Office, located in the Student Center. Learn more about the Aggie OneCard.

academic buildingStudent Handbook and Graduate Catalog

Important Campus Units for Graduate Students

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