Parents and Families
From coaching and motivating your student throughout their high school career, to helping them navigate the college admission process and financially plan for their education -- we're here to support you.
Get to Know NC State
At NC State, we recognize that the support families provide during the college search and selection process is essential to student success. In order to make the transition from high school to college as stress-free as possible, we have provided the following resources to help you and your student learn about applying to and enrolling at NC State.
Navigate the Admissions Process
Applying to college can be daunting for everyone involved. Help your student keep up with important deadlines and learn more about applying to NC State.
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Learn our traditions
Students Churn Out Dairy Creations From Farm to Table
NC State students help create Howling Cow milks and ice creams by caring for cattle, preparing products and serving frozen treats. They learn hands-on skills that support their coursework, research and future careers.
First Things First
From the Class of 1893 to a prime pour, NC State’s history holds a vast collection of fabulous firsts.
A Hallowed Place Honors an NC State Icon
Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough broke molds and opened doors at NC State and beyond, earning a special place in Wolfpack hearts — and on our campus.
“As a Pack Parent, I am thankful to know my daughter is in such caring and proactive hands at NC State.”
Join the Wolfpack Family
Enrolling in college is an exciting step. Once your student has decided to join the Wolfpack, review the below resources to assist them in their NC State journey.
meet our alumni
‘We’re Headed for the Moon’
Just after Christina Koch learned last month that she had been selected for NASA’s Artemis II project — becoming the first woman to travel around the moon and back as part of a four-member crew — the pioneering NASA astronaut and three-time NC State graduate was told to limit sharing the news to only a few…
Another Day in the White House
Andrew Bates was willing and ready to drop out of NC State so he could live the dream of anyone who has ever volunteered for a political campaign: a full-time job in the White House. Before Bates could drop out, however, he received a crucial piece of advice from White House Chief Communications Officer Dan Pfeiffer,…
Brewing a Greater Good: NC State, 321 Coffee Launch Co-branded Coffee
Alumni Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans are bringing 321 Coffee back to NC State in a big way. Get the details on the co-branded coffee, Greater Good.