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Wolfpack Welcome Week

New N.C. State students in the class of 2027 pose arrange themselves for a photo on the Talley Student Union lawn.

Aug 30, 2023

Packapalooza™ Caps Off Wolfpack Welcome Week

Packapalooza returned to Hillsborough Street and wrapped up a very successful Wolfpack Welcome week to kick off N.C. State's 2023-24 school year. 

Students gather at Stafford Commons to attend a convocation ceremony in 2021. Photo by Marc Hall

Aug 15, 2023

Plan Ahead for Wolfpack Welcome Week

Download the NC State Guides app and mark your calendar for this exhilarating lineup of activities to start the academic year. 

Cheerleaders with the marching band in the background under the Packapalooza street banner on Hillsborough Street.

Aug 2, 2023

Packapalooza™ Returns to Pack Hillsborough Street

Packapalooza™ returns on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 2 to 10 p.m. to cap off Wolfpack Welcome Week with a bang. 

The Memorial Belltower at night, illuminated in red with lots of students at the bottom

Aug 30, 2022

Packapalooza Returns to Cap Off Wolfpack Welcome Week

Packapalooza™ returned to Hillsborough Street for the first time since 2019 and for its 10th anniversary. 

2026 spelled out by people wearing red on the lawn of Stafford Commons

Aug 22, 2022

Convocation Kicks off 2022 Academic Year

NC State’s largest, most diverse first-year class started their higher education journey following Convocation this weekend. 

Chancellor Woodson plays guitar on stage with a band at a previous Packapalooza

Aug 18, 2022

Get Ready for an Action PACKED Packapalooza

The full schedule and musical lineup are now live! Check out the event highlights, musical lineup and Wolfpack celebrities who will be there. 

A student attending outdoor Convocation in 2021 claps along as the band plays the school fight song

Aug 10, 2022

Mark Your Calendar for Wolfpack Welcome Week

Get the NC State Guides app and mark your calendars for these fun activities to start the new school year. 

Two students smiling and sitting on a concrete wall while looking at their phones

Aug 8, 2022

10 Must-Have Apps for New (and Returning) Students at NC State

Want to maximize your NC State experience? Download these apps before you move in! 

Abby Lampe in an English pub holding up the cheese wheel she won.

Jul 14, 2022

Cheese-Rolling Champ Returns in Triumph to Packapalooza, Prize in Hand

Abby Lampe is cutting short a post-graduation European trip to appear on the main stage at Packapalooza Aug. 27, along with a 9-pound cheese wheel she captured in a daring English competition that dates back to the Middle Ages. 

Students and parents carry boxes and luggage down a brick sidewalk on campus next to a line of vehicles

Jul 11, 2022

It’s Time to Prepare for Fall 2022 Move-In

University Housing shares a checklist and what to expect for the fall 2022 move-in process.