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Incoming Exchange Orientation

More information about spring 2023 exchange student orientation can be found below. Please contact if you have any questions!

Orientation Schedule


8:00am – 5:00pm Residence Hall Move-In/Drop-In Advising Holmes Hall 315

Come to the Study Abroad Office to pick up your keys for your on-campus housing. We will also be available for drop-in advising.

7:00pm – 8:30pm Optional Ice Cream Social and Game Night Holmes Hall 104

New international undergrads and exchange students are invited to celebrate your arrival at NC State. Join us in continue getting to know your fellow members of the Wolfpack!


9:00am – 11:30am Orientation Session I Witherspoon Student Center 201

We will discuss important topics for exchange students. This session is mandatory for all exchange students.

11:30am – 12:30pm Orientation Session II Witherspoon Student Center 201

Exchange Students will hear from campus partners about important resources.

12:30am – 1:30pm Lunch

We will be ordering pizza for lunch. Please email if you have any dietary restrictions.

1:30pm – 3:00pm Campus Scavenger Hunt Finish at Witherspoon Student Center 201

Students will be broken into smaller groups to complete a photo scavenger hunt. Prizes will be given to the winning team!


9:00am – 10:00am Immigration Check-In Lampe Hall Room 341

This is a required meeting with the Office of International Services. You will receive information about your visa and immigration.

10:30pm – 12:30pm Library and Rec Center Tours

Students will get a chance to take a guided tour of D.H. Hill Library on Main Campus and Carmichael Gym.

2:00pm – 3:00pm PCOM Orientation Nelson Hall 2210

This session is required for all undergraduate exchange students in the Poole College of Management.

3:00pm – 5:00pm PCOM Drop-In Advising Hours Nelson Hall 2150

If you are an undergraduate student in the Poole College of Management, you can stop by to speak with a Poole Global Academic Advisor if you have any questions about your class schedule.