New Student Information A GUIDE FOR ADMITTED STUDENTS

FALL 2017

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Congratulations on Your Admission! North Carolina Central University, with a strong tradition of teaching, research, and service, prepares students to become global leaders and practitioners who transform communities. Through a nationally recognized law school, highly acclaimed and innovative programs in the visual and performing arts, sciences, business, humanities, and education programs, NCCU students are engaged problem solvers. Located in the Research Triangle, the University advances research in biotechnological, biomedical, informational, computational, behavioral, social, and health sciences. Our students enhance the quality of life of citizens and the economic development of North Carolina, the nation, and the world.

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At North Carolina Central University you’ll discover a rich community of people who are dedicated to finding new ways to make the world a better place. Our students come with big dreams, big questions and bright futures.

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Next Steps for Admitted Students CONFIRM YOUR NCCU ENROLLMENT Beginning February 15th, students admitted for Fall 2017 as undergraduate first-year or transfer students are required to confirm their decision to attend North Carolina Central University by paying a Non-Refundable fee. To let us know you plan to attend, follow these steps:

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Visit www.nccu.edu/myeol and enter your Banner ID (820#) number listed in the top right of your acceptance letter;

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Enter your initial Banner PIN as your birthdate (MMDDYY);

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Click “Verify My Info”;

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Click “Enroll Now” to register for SOAR—button located in the personal assistant

Once you select a date and complete the enrollment deposit, you have officially accepted the offer of admission to North Carolina Central University! For additional information on SOAR - Student Orientation, Advising & Registration email [email protected] or call (919) 530-6336.

VISIT OUR CAMPUS The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is pleased to accommodate tours for families and groups. Campus Visit Information for Guests Touring Campus During the Fall and Spring (September – April):

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Campus tours are held Monday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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We are currently unable to accommodate Saturday or Sunday tours

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Parking is limited on campus. We recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled tour and park in the suggested area to avoid tickets or towing

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We reserve the right to cancel your tour and suggest a self-guided tour should you arrive 15 minutes or more after your scheduled tour begins

Group Tours: Two weeks’ notice is required for families/groups of up to 75 people; groups of more than 75 must submit a request at least 30 days in advance. To schedule a tour, visit: www.nccu.edu/tours/index.cfm

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APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID Make sure you’ve completed the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1st. Immediately respond to request from Scholarships & Student Aid for documents such as IRS tax transcripts or verification worksheets. Please list NCCU’s school code: 002950. For more information, contact the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid at 919-530-6180 or [email protected].

APPLY FOR HOUSING Complete your Housing Application and pay your $150 Non-Refundable housing administrative fee to reserve your room on campus. The University requires students with less than 60 credits to live on campus. Therefore, we encourage you to apply for housing as soon as possible to increase your chances of securing your preferred hall! Visit the Residential Life website for information regarding the housing process process and residence halls.

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Go to www.nccu.edu and log onto myEOL located in the top right corner

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Click on the “Apply for Housing” button located in the personal assistant

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Financial Planning Tuition and Expenses The estimated tuition fees listed below cover one academic year (two semesters) of enrollment. The figures below are tuition amounts from 2016-17 academic year; actual tuition for Fall 2017 will be finalized in July 2017. Visit www.nccu.edu/admissionsandaid/tuitionandfees for the most up-to-date information on cost of attendance.

2016-17 Annual Tuition and Fees Based on Full-time Enrollment: North Carolina Residents.......................................................................................... $8,354 Nonresidents........................................................................................................... $20,182 2016-17 Annual Room and Board Based on Full-time Enrollment: Double Occupancy in Residence Hall and 21 meals per week................................. $5,706 You may pay your tuition in the following ways: Cashier’s Office Hours 8:30 to 12:00 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mon. – Fri.

Office Location Hoey Administration Building, Room 12, Basement floor

Mailing Address NCCU, c/o Comptroller P.O. Box 19713, Durham, NC 27707

Telephone Numbers 919-530-6209, 919-530-6014 and 919-530-6234

North Carolina Residency To be eligible to pay resident tuition, you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card holder) and have resided in North Carolina continuously for at least one calendar year before the first day of your first semester of enrollment. You must also be able to demonstrate that your primary purpose for being in North Carolina was something other than school attendance. Financial Aid At North Carolina Central University, the majority of undergraduates receive some form of financial aid, such as loans, grants, or work study funds. For detailed information, visit www.nccu.edu/ssa. Complete the FAFSA for 2017-2018 Financial Aid is available from the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or work study. To apply for financial aid, complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1st online at www.fafsa.gov.

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Other Helpful Information Career Services and Outreach (CSO) CSO offers a variety of programs and resources to provide lifetime tools for career development, job search training, experiential education, employment and networking opportunities. Please visit our website at www.nccu.edu/careerservices. Student Disability Services To register to receive accommodations or services for a documented disability, visit www.nccu.edu/students/studentservices/disability/accommodationservices.cfm. Veterans Affairs To request services or get information about education benefits, visit www.nccu.edu/veteransaffairs/index.cfm. Housing North Carolina Central University has 12 residence halls. The University requires freshmen and sophomore students with less than 60 credits to live in a University-operated residence hall. This requirement is a step in the University’s efforts to provide new and returning students with an environment that prepares them for academic success. National research and data has shown that students who live on campus have higher GPAs, and utilize more resources on campus, such as tutoring, computer labs, libraries and engagement opportunities. Visit www.youvisit.com/tour/62522/84523 to view the virtual tour. For more information, email us at [email protected] or call 919-530-7298. Second-Degree & Transfer Students Final acceptance to NCCU is contingent upon satisfactory completion of all work at your prior or current institution. Submit your transcript immediately upon completion of your last semester of enrollment. Failure to do so may delay your registration and enrollment. Mail transcripts to: NCCU Undergraduate Admissions PO Box 19717 Durham, NC 27701 Remember: All admissions decisions are contingent upon successful completion of courses in progress.

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