New Graduate Student Orientation

New graduate students should read this page carefully for full details about graduate student orientation.

Graduate Student Orientation at NC A&T consists of three phases; ALL THREE PHASES ARE MANDATORY:

PHASE 1. Orientation OnDemand

*Online resources to help you learn about key campus units and resources


*To complete: go to the ORIENTATION ONDEMAND WEBSITE and view all videos / read all texts

PHASE 2. New Graduate Student Welcome Program & Resource Fair

*MANDATORY (distance learners: livestream of event will be available -- see registration form)

*Pre-registration required

*Date: Monday, August 19, 2019 -- Academic Classroom Building Auditorium.

*For students whose degree program is in one of the following Colleges, the sit-down Orientation will be from 10:00 - 11:30am:

  • College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering



*For students whose degree program is in one of the following Colleges, the sit-down Orientation will be from 1:00 - 2:30pm: 

  • College of Arts, Human & Social Sciences
  • College of Business & Economics
  • College of Health & Human Sciences
  • College of Science & Technology
  • Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering
  • PBS (The Graduate College)



In addition to the sit-down Orientation session, we will have a resource fair from: 11:30am - 1:00pm on the second floor of the Academic Classroom Buildling. Students in the afternoon group should plan to arrive early to attend the resource fair. 

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PHASE 3. Breakout Orientation Sessions for Your Department / Program

*MANDATORY: Specific information for your program of study

*The list of College/Department Orientation Breakout Sessions for Fall 2019 will be posted closer to the event.

Welcome Week [FALL only]

*Range of exciting activities and events during first week of Fall semester

*See the "Best Welcome Week Ever" website for full schedule (available closer to the start of the semester).

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Distance Learners: Additional Information

*Distance learners should also visit for crucial information and resources

International Students: Additional Information

*International students should also familiarize themselves with the Office of International Affairs and make use of the important resources found there.

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