Symposium Overview

As part of Welcome Week, first-year students are invited to attend a symposium. Current students, faculty and staff members will be on hand to assist you and to answer your questions about NC State’s academic success programs and campus opportunities.


2015 Symposium Dates

Wednesday, August 12 – Friday, August 14, 2015



Schedule Outline

Each Symposium is a part of the Welcome Week calendar of events and allows  students full participation without missing any other welcome activities. Symposiums are interactive student sessions which include meals and activities. Student interactions include: Academic Success Student Testimonies,  College Life in Raleigh, NC, Who’s Who at NC State, Money Matters, Cultural Expressions, How to be “You”, Understanding Self, Others, and Differences, Shared Experiences.


Symposium Summary

The Symposium aims to help foster a sense of community for incoming NC State students (and their parents) by providing them with information about campus resources, a support network and information on African-American cultural heritage. This innovative program dates back three decades at NC State, and continues to help multicultural students  better prepare for the start of their collegiate careers.

Registration deadline is July 1st.