Frequently Asked Questions – International Exchange Students
Who do I contact to change my course ?
For any course changes please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Fara Amiri will be your advisor during your time at NC State and will be able to make any changes to your course schedule. Do not drop or add any courses without talking to your advisor first.
How do I make an appointment ?
When is the last day to add or drop a class ?
Generally the last day to add or drop a class is about 5-7 days after the first day of classes. You will receive more detailed information during your Poole College of Management Orientation.
What is the Census Date and the Drop/Revision Deadline ?
Find more information on the census date and the drop/revision deadline here.
Can I drop a course on my own ?
Adding classes is difficult because of course availability therefore you should NOT drop any courses before you speak with Poole Global. If you want to make any changes to your course schedule please email email@example.com.
Who do I contact for housing and other student life questions?
The Study Abroad Office at NC State will be able to answer any housing and student life questions. For more information go to this link.
Do I have to attend the Poole College of Management Orientation?
The Poole College of Management Orientation is mandatory for any incoming exchange students coming to Poole. The orientation will cover important information regarding Poole, courses you will take, and other required events.
What courses can I take?
How can I get involved in Poole and on campus ?
There are many student organizations you can get involved with during your semester or year at Poole. Here are some organizations you can get involved in Poole: American Marketing Association, Business Ethics Society, Economics Society, Finance Club, Institute of Management Accountants, Society for Human Resource Management, Society for Politics, Economics and the Law, Supply Chain Management Club and the International Business Club.
You can also get involved in other student organizations on campus. For more information go here.
What is there to do in Raleigh ?
There are many ways to get involved in the community of Raleigh! There are always sporting events, festivals, and day events in Raleigh. Poole Global will send you a monthly email at the beginning of every month with events for that month in Poole, NC State, and the Raleigh community.
What is the mentor/mentee program?
In order to make the transition into American culture, the NC State campus, and the College’s curriculum easier, we will pair you with a current Poole student who will act as a resource for you. You will receive an email before arriving at NC State with your mentors name and contact information, Feel free to ask them anything and everything about life in the United States, courses, social norms, etc. as you prepare to come to NC State. Your mentor will also have your contact information and may reach out to you as well! For more information please visit the mentor/mentee information page.