Talley Student Union

NC STATE UNIVERSITY
OPEN HOUSE 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (ET)

Memorial Belltower

NC STATE UNIVERSITY
OPEN HOUSE 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (ET)

Wolf Plaza

NC STATE UNIVERSITY
OPEN HOUSE 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (ET)

Hunt Library

NC STATE UNIVERSITY
OPEN HOUSE 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (ET)

Technology Tower at Talley Student Union

NC STATE UNIVERSITY
OPEN HOUSE 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (ET)

ABOUT
NC STATE

NC State University is home to 36,000+ undergraduate and graduate students with over 100 undergraduate majors and 100 minors. We are known for our leadership in education and research and are globally recognized for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

We continue to support our state’s key industries offering majors in natural resources, textiles, and agriculture. As the largest four-year institution in North Carolina, our university spans across three campuses just minutes apart from each other. We encourage you to explore everything we have to offer on campus during University Open House!

Get social! Connect with us @applyncstate using #NCStateOpenHouse.

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Register to Attend

PLAN YOUR
DAY

During the event, NC State’s Main and Centennial Campuses will be open to explore. There’s no formal schedule, so you can stop by anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. (ET).

You’ll have the opportunity to attend admissions and academic information sessions, tour campus facilities, speak with faculty, staff and current NC State students.

Download the NC State Guides App to view a schedule of events, campus maps, parking and more. Printed programs will not be available. View the schedule of events to decide which sessions you want to attend and to identify the best parking location based on where you plan to start.

Main Campus

Talley Student Union is a great starting point where you can visit the Information Fair on Stafford Commons to speak with representatives from all academic colleges and various campus departments.

Pack Talks Sessions, Piedmont/Mountain Ballroom, Talley Student Union.
Held throughout the day with a variety of speakers, these sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Planning for College
  • Alumni Spotlight – Gino Fernandes II, 2020 College of Sciences Alumni
  • Grand Challenges in Environmental Engineering – Dr. Ducoste, NC State Professor
  • Essay Writing Workshop
  • Q&A with Undergraduate Admissions

Centennial Campus

Interested in Engineering or Textiles?

The majority of College of Engineering and Wilson College of Textiles sessions are being held on Centennial Campus so you can tour their facilities and see where their students live and learn.

Tips for Using the App

  • Space is limited in sessions, so we encourage you to go ahead and select the sessions in the app that most interest you to reserve your spot. Most sessions are offered multiple times throughout the event.
  • We encourage all members of your party to download the app to reserve spots in the sessions. Feel free to split up during Open House to cover more events.
  • On the Schedule of Events, you can filter sessions by academic interests by selecting the filter button on the bottom right.
  • Select the + to add a session to your custom schedule. You can then set reminders for sessions you add to your schedule.

How to Check-In

There are a variety of ways you can let us know you are on-campus for University Open House:

  • Email: On Saturday morning, an email with a link to check-in will be sent to the email address used to register for the event.
  • Text: If you provided your cell phone number, you will also receive a text message with a link to check-in when you arrive on campus. Please enable location sharing.
  • Admissions staff: Visit any admissions session or the admissions table at the Information Fair on Stafford Commons throughout the event.
  • Welcome tents: Main Campus

If you have any issues checking in or are not able to at the event, feel free to email us at Office of Undergraduate Admissions at undergrad-admissions@ncsu.edu with your name, date of birth and number of attendees.

Download the NC State Guides App

PROTECT
THE PACK

At NC State, we’re doing everything we can to protect the Pack as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Face coverings are required in all indoor spaces on campus for students, faculty, staff and visitors, regardless of vaccination status.

PARKING DURING
THE EVENT

We expect a large number of visitors for Open House. In order to avoid heavy traffic, you have the option of starting your visit at one of five parking decks. All campus parking is free during the event.

Group bus parking is available, please contact undergrad-admissions@ncsu.edu for more information.

Main Campus Visitor Parking

If Central or North Campus is your first stop, you can park in the Coliseum Parking Deck or the Dan Allen Deck.

Coliseum Parking Deck
201 Jensen Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606

Dan Allen Parking Deck
110 Dan Allen Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607

West Parking Deck
1125 Varsity Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606

Centennial Campus Visitor Parking

If Centennial Campus will be your first stop, parking is available in the Partners Way Deck, the Oval West Deck and the Monteith Parking Deck.

Coliseum Parking Deck
201 Jensen Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606

Dan Allen Parking Deck
110 Dan Allen Dr, Raleigh, NC 27607

West Parking Deck
1125 Varsity Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606

POPULAR
IN THE AREA

On-Campus Events

University Theatre – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

NC State Park Scholarships – 23rd Annual William C. Friday Award Ceremony
Oct. 15 at 4 p.m.

NC State LIVE: Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin
Oct. 16 at 8 p.m.

Home NC State Athletics

Swimming and Diving vs. Tennessee
Oct. 15 at 5 p.m.
Oct. 16 at 10 a.m.

Men’s Soccer vs. Virginia
Oct. 15 at 8 p.m.

Women’s Soccer vs. North Carolina
Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

Off-Campus Events

North Carolina State Fair
Oct. 14 – 24

NHL Carolina Hurricanes vs. Islanders
Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.

UNIVERSITY OPEN HOUSE
F.A.Q.

Event Questions

What are you doing on campus to help ensure the health and safety for visitors and the NC State community?
Wear a face covering. Beginning Aug. 2, and until further notice, all students, faculty, staff and visitors are required to wear face coverings while indoors on campus, including in housing, classrooms and laboratories, as well as in any off-campus building or facility owned, controlled, managed or leased by NC State for the university’s use, and when using the Wolfline bus system, other forms of public transportation serving the NC State campus, or riding in university passenger vans or buses.

Face coverings will not be required in outdoor spaces for vaccinated individuals, but are encouraged, especially in large crowds. Anyone who has not been fully vaccinated should continue wearing a face covering outdoors. Visit https://www.ncsu.edu/coronavirus/ for more information.

Are you required to register?
Yes! We ask that campus visitors register to receive important information prior to the event.

When will the schedule be available?
The University Open House schedule will be announced at the beginning of October. Visitors will need to download the NC State Guides App to access the Open House schedule. Students can plan to connect with current students, staff, and faculty representing various departments and colleges.

Do I have to stay the entire time?
It is not necessary to stay for the duration of the event. We recommend viewing the schedule and list of activities associated with Open House and planning your day accordingly so you can get the most out of your visit.

Is there a campus tour?
University Open House is an open program with many ways to explore campus! There is no formal tour. You will have the opportunity to tour campus throughout the day and during departmental visits.

Planning Questions

What should I wear?
University Open House takes place both inside and outside on campus. We recommend wearing comfortable, casual clothing and walking shoes.

Where can I park?
We expect a large number of visitors for Open House. In order to avoid heavy traffic, you have the option of starting your visit at one of five parking decks. If Central or North Campus is your first stop, you can park in the Coliseum Parking Deck or the Dan Allen Deck. If Centennial Campus will be your first stop, parking is available in the Partners Way Deck, the Oval West Deck and the Monteith Parking Deck.

We are bringing a bus with a group of students to Open House. What should we do?
We encourage your students to register individually.

Main Campus Drop Off/Pick Up
Coliseum Surface Lot located on the southside of the Coliseum Deck off of Cates Avenue.

Centennial Campus Drop Off/Pick Up
Wilson College of Textiles, 1020 Main Campus Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606.

Bus parking is available in the gravel lot on Varsity Drive across from the Joyner Visitor Center located at 1210 Varsity Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606 or in the Ferndell Lot located between Maiden Lane and Oberlin Road. Buses will need to remain parked in the lot until it is time to pick the students up again.

Are there recommended hotels if we plan to stay the night?
While there is a wide selection of places to stay in Raleigh, you can view a list of hotels within three miles of NC State’s campus here: https://admissions.ncsu.edu/visit/schedule-your-visit/#lodging.

Have additional questions?
Email the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at undergrad-admissions@ncsu.edu.

NC STATE
UNIVERSITY

Office of
Undergraduate Admissions

Campus Box 7103
Raleigh, NC 27695-7103
Email: undergraduate-admissions@ncsu.edu
Phone: 919.515.2434

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