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Prospective Undergraduate Students

Information Sessions and Guided Tours

The best way to find out if the College of Engineering at NC State is right for you is to register to attend our information sessions that we offer to prospective students and their families. The information sessions consist of a brief overview of the College of Engineering followed by a guided tour of Centennial Campus. University Admissions sessions are also available for both first-year and transfer students. When possible, we recommend signing up for one of our Engineering sessions and a University Admissions session.

Engineering Information Session

Come learn what you can expect to THINK and DO in Engineering at NC State and witness our amazing Centennial Campus via a guided tour!

University Admissions Information Session

There are a variety of ways to get to know NC State’s campus and community.

Self-Guided Tour

Click on the link below to view a flyer you can use to take a self-guided tour of Centennial Campus and the College of Engineering.

Opportunities to connect with engineering departments

Are you interested in learning more about Biological Engineering? Please visit  BAE Undergraduate Programs and be sure to watch this video “What is Biological Engineering?”  about our degree programs. If you have questions or would like to set up a personalized visit to the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering to meet with our Student Ambassadors, please email Virtual meetings can also be arranged. 

Are you interested in learning more about the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering? We invite you to visit our Undergraduate Program Overview website where you will find information about the department. For questions about the program please email You may also complete the BME Campus Visitor form if you will be on campus and would like to learn more in-person.

Are you interested in learning more about the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering? Find information especially for prospective students and their families at CBE Prospective Student Resources or email Dr. Lisa Bullard, the Undergraduate Director, at with specific questions!

Are you interested in learning more about the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering? We invite you to look over our Undergraduate Programs page where you will find information about all three of our degree programs. Interested in an in-person tour? Join us for a twice monthly in person tour of Fitts-Woolard Hall led by one of our CCEE student ambassadors! Tours will begin at 4:00PM. Please register here.

We appreciate your interest in Computer Science at NC State! Please visit our Future Students website where you will find a wealth of information about the department, including an opportunity to Ask an Ambassador. If you have academic questions, please use our Undergraduate Advising Questions form, and ToniAnn Marini, our Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising, will respond as soon as possible. Interested in an ‘in-person’ tour of Computer Science? CSC Student Ambassadors will be available to conduct ‘in person’ tours for prospective students and their parents/guardians on Fridays during the academic year, immediately prior to the College of Engineering’s Info Sessions on Centennial Campus. These tours will begin at 12:00PM, starting in the CSC atrium of EB2, on the following dates during Spring 2024: Jan. 12, Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 9, Mar. 1, Mar. 8, Apr. 5. No registration required – just show up!  

Are you interested in learning more about Electrical and/or Computer Engineering at NC State? ECE welcomes you to explore its facilities through our 3D tours, immersive videos and engaging content! Learn more at

Interested in a trip to Centennial Campus at NC State? Sign up for an in-person tour where you’ll have the opportunity to walk around Engineering Building II with one of our awesome student ambassadors. Learn more a

Are you interested in learning more about the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering? ISE advisors welcome your questions!  Just email

Want to check out Fitts-Woolard Hall instead? Then check out our virtual tour!

Are you interested in learning more about the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering?  MAE welcomes your questions!  Just email or sign up for an in-person tour here:

Are you interested in learning more about Materials Science and Engineering at NC State? We invite you to visit our MSE Future Students page where you will find a wealth of information about the department. Have questions about your future in MSE? Submit our Undergraduate Advising Questions Form.

Are you interested in learning more about the Department of Nuclear Engineering? Join virtual Q&A sessions with Lisa Marshall, Director of Outreach, Retention & Engagement | Lecturer | Adviser

Interested in learning more about Paper Science & Engineering? Check out our offerings designed specifically for prospective students or reach out to schedule a personalized meeting and/or visit: Angie Rush – 919-515-7709 or

Textile Engineering encompasses topics such as sports textiles, biomedical materials, polymers, and computer information systems. You can learn more about what the Wilson College of Textiles has to offer by joining us for a session here.

Explore and tour our engineering buildings

Centennial Campus is the hub of research, innovation and partnership.  Learn more and access our virtual 360 tours at the link below.

Receive information about NC State

If you are interested in receiving up-to-date information on NC State events, application deadlines, special programs and admissions information, select the button below.

Prospective Graduate Students

If you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree from one of our engineering departments and would like to visit that department, please contact the department.  You can find a list of key contacts on the Graduate Academics website.

You may also find the university’s virtual campus tour helpful.