The spring semester is off to a great start! Whether you've been here for a semester and are looking to get reconnected to NC State or you are brand new, there's lots going on in the next few weeks!

New Student Programs
Housing Selection Closes: February 12th
For more information about the five selection options, visit: 
February is Black History Month: upcoming programs and events will be released through the office of Multicultural Student Affairs

Social Justice January with Dr. Ravi Perry

January 27th - January 28th 

The GLBT Center, Women's Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, and African American Cultural Center will host the second annual Social Justice January with guest lecturer and workshop facilitator, Dr. Ravi Perry. Dr. Perry will give a lecture, "Rise. Resist. Repeat.", to address the culture of violence against underrepresented communities that underlies the #blacklivesmatter and #translivesmatter movements. Dr. Perry will also facilitate a workshop for students on that will address intersectional social justice activism and will help students learn how to engage effectively in collaborative activism. For more information, visit:

Engineering Career Fair

February 3rd
9:30am - 4:00pm
The McKimmon Center

Whether you are looking for a full-time job or a co-op or internship, you will find the Engineering Career Fair at NC State University a great place to start. The Engineering Career Fair is one of the largest career fairs in the country held specifically for engineering students. The event provides an opportunity for prospective employers from a wide range of industries to meet with engineering students interested in working for their companies. For more information, visit:

The Physics of Football with Dr. Ainissa Ramirez

February 8th
Talley Student Union, Stewart Theatre

The Goodnight Scholars Program presents: Dr. Ainissa Remirez. Dr. Ramirez will explore the science behind America’s Game in her presentation “The Physics of Football.” Combining her mastery of science with her love for the game, Dr. Ramirez will use empirical evidence and witty humor to address the complex evolution of modern football. Fans of the gridiron or scientific research will find Dr. Ramirez’s narrative compelling and wonderfully entertaining, resulting in a new appreciation for the relationship between science and athletics. For more information visit:

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Career Fair

February 10th
9:00am - 2:00pm
The McKimmon Center

Join the College of Humanities & Social Sciences for their annual career fair! Find more information about registering, employers, and positions visit:

Sex Ed Boot Camp

February 16th
Talley Student Union, Coastal Ballroom

What do author's sexologists Dr. Joni Frater & Esther Lastique know about sex that you don't? Plenty. Find out how to stay safe and healthy with NC State Student Health Services. For more information, visit:

Spring Break Plans? ASB Atlanta trip is still open!

Space is still available to join this brand new trip and the opportunity to serve the Medici Project in Atlanta, GA. Trip cost is $700 with funding support available. If interested, contact Team Leader Shadia Garrison ( and visit for more information.

Krispy Kreme Challenge

February 6th
NC State Memorial Belltower

Ready to run? Registration is still open for one of NC State's most cherished traditions! Want to see the race route,ways to volunteer, and more? Check out the official race webiste at:

Tuff Talks, presented by UAB

February 6th
Talley Student Union, State Ballroom

In an effort to put a spotlight on NC State University’s best examples of “Think and Do”, the Union Activities Board (UAB) will host TUFFtalks. This event will allow students, alumni and university employees alike to showcase their method of “Think and Do”. Through dialogue, speakers will educate attendees on a plethora of topics ranging from education to finance in an effort to further elaborate on how we can promote collaboration and forward-thinking to improve the world. For more information, visit:

Dance Marathon

February 27th
10:00am- 2:00am
Talley Student Union, State Ballroom

Dance Marathon unites the students of North Carolina State University and the surrounding community through year-long fundraising opportunities in an effort to benefit children and families who suffer from illness. This endeavor culminates in a marathon where the students, community, and families dance in celebration of their efforts and in hope to find a cure.To sign up to be a dancer or for more information, visit:

John Pizzarelli presented by NC State LIVE

February 6th

John Pizzarelli has established himself as one of the prime interpreters of the Great American Songbook and beyond, bringing to his work the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and singing. More information and tickets available at:

Leading Ladies by University Theatre

February 11th- February 21st

Two Shakespearean actors, performing “Scenes from Shakespeare” on the Moose Lodge circuit in Pennsylvania’s Amish country learn an old lady is about to die in York – leaving her fortune to two, long lost English relatives. Passing themselves off as her beloved, they soon learn their nephews are actually their nieces in this hilarious comedy! More information and tickets available at:

Tau Sigma National Honor Society

Tau Sigma National Honor Society is the premiere national honor society founded to recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students. With over 150 chapters nationwide, the time is now to begin a chapter at NC State! Invitations for all qualifying students are in the mail. For more information about requirements or how to join, please visit:

Interested in living on-campus with other transfer students?

The S.T.A.T.E. Village program, located in Gray Hall,  provides transfer students and second year students with opportunities to make the most of their NC State experience by focusing on the six core pillars essential to student success: Academic Success, Career Development, Community and Global Engagement, Diversity, Leadership and Life Skills. For more information about the Village or to apply, please visit:

Res Hall Week 2016

January 24th- January 30th

Celebrate living on campus with the Inter-Residence Council at signature events in a variety of residence halls. For the full schedule of events visit:

NC State Men's Basketball vs. UNC Chapel HIll

Wednesday February 24th
PNC Arena

Back the PACK as NC State Men's Basketball takes on one of our biggest rivals! Be sure to visit NC State Athletics website for the inside scoop, schedules, and ticketing. For more details, visit:
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