Transfer Students

NC State Orientation

We hope this website will help you in your journey into and through NC State. If you do have any questions, please feel free to contact one of the offices listed below to help point you in the right direction.

Have a question that you can’t seem to find the answer? Feel free to contact the Virtual Advisor or contact Melanie Cruz (transfer student coordinator) at 919.515.8499 or


Getting into NC State

  • Learn about the application process
  • How will my previous course credits transfer?
  • Contacts for specific major questions
  • How much does NC State cost and what about financial aid/scholarships?
  • Application deadlines: February 15th (for students starting in the fall) and October 1st (for students starting in the spring)
  • On-campus and have admission questions? Prospective transfer students are welcome to speak with an admissions officer Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. no appointment required at the Joyner Visitor Center located at 1210 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, NC.

Prospective transfer students are encouraged to email the Office of Undergraduate Admissions with any questions you may have at or schedule a visit to attend an information session

Newly admitted into NC State. Welcome to the Pack!

  • Academic advising for your first semester is based on your major.  Check out your next steps
  • Looking for on-campus housing?  Consider living in S.T.A.T.E. Village (Second-year Transitions And Transfer Experience) – transfer student-specific housing.

Succeeding at NC State



  • Visit the Career Development Center (CDC) for information about careers, job opportunities, resume and cover letter critiques, and general career readiness workshops
  • Check in with your academic advisor or department to see if there is a career expert for your academic major!



Transfer Tips from Transfer Students

  • Not in the right major?  Check out the Change of Degree Application (CODA) to learn the requirements you must meet to change into a new major.
  • Need extra help? Check out the tutoring links above or talk with your professor or Teaching Assistant (TA) about tutoring opportunities