The Graduate College

On-Demand Orientation

Welcome to Orientation On Demand, your portal to videos and other resources to that will help you begin your journey as an Aggie. Completing Orientation OnDemand is mandatory for new graduate students. Please make sure to explore these materials fully prior to the beginning of the semester.

To verify that you have completed Orientation OnDemand, complete the form linked at the bottom of the page.

Orientation On Demand is available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week to fit your schedule.

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1. Welcome Message from the Graduate College

Learn about the Graduate College.
Welcome from the Graduate Dean


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2. Introduction to DORED

Learn about the Division of Research and Economic Development (DORED).
Greetings from the Division of Research & Economic Development



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3. Introduction to the Division of Student Affairs

The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs encourages you to make the most of your time as a graduate student. 
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4. First Things First

Make sure to complete these important steps before beginning your graduate education.
First Things First 




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5. From Matriculation to Graduation

Learn more about how to successfully complete your academic requirements.
Matriculation to Graduation




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6. Aggie Access Online & Registration

Learn about using Aggie Access Online, N.C. A&T’s online portal for registration, grades, transcripts, and more. 
Aggie Access & Registration


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7. Student Handbook and Graduate Catalog 

Learn about N.C. A&T's official student policies and program requirements in the Student Handbook and Graduate Catalog.
View Student Handbook
View Graduate Catalog


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8. Student Financial Support

Take charge of your graduate school expenses with information about scholarships, fellowships, assistantships, and financial aid. Learn about Financial Support


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9. The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC)

The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) is a student body devoted to graduate students.

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10. Student Professional Development Resources

Explore a range of resources for academic success and professional development. Check back often for new content.
Student Professional Development

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11. Using Blackboard: Resources & Help 

Familiarize yourself with Blackboard ( Make sure to read the information on the "Blackboard @ NCAT" tab, and if you still have questions, try the "Help" tab or go to


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12. Student Tech Support

Learn how to get help with technical issues (including setting up and troubleshooting your NC A&T student Gmail account).
Learn More about Tech Support for Students

To verify that you have completed Orientation OnDemand, please COMPLETE THIS FORM.