First-Year Students

The Military and Veterans Resource Center recognizes that Veterans have different needs than traditional needs of other First Year Students. The Military and Veterans Resource Center is fully equipped to assist you in this transition and help you in any way possible.


NC State offers New Student Programs such as OrientationsNew Student ChecklistsWelcome Weeks, and Common Reading Programs for new students.


New Student Programs

Student Veteran Scholarships

Veterans Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative

Sponsored by the Prudential Foundation, the Veterans Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative is designed to cultivate veterans’ career advancement and workforce preparedness. Twenty-five (25) qualified student veterans from around the country will be selected to participate in the VET Initiative in Washington D.C., from May 24 – August 5, 2017. This 10-week professional immersion program serves as a platform for increasing veterans’ access to quality jobs and preparing them to transition from university life to the civilian working world.

Participants will automatically receive a full scholarship that covers most expenses (over a $14,000 value) including:
Program fees and housing*
Financial aid of $2,000**
Transportation, hotel, and food during the VET Summit in Newark, New Jersey

Veteran’s Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative


Affordable University Housing 


Western Manor Apartments

Convenient to both Main and Centennial campuses, Western Manor offers convenience to students, faculty and staff members. Western Manor is an attractive apartment complex for NC State upper-class, graduate and post-doctoral students, as well as faculty and staff members. This quiet, diverse community mixes a family-friendly atmosphere with all the benefits of academia. Enjoy all the perks of on-campus living blended with the independence of an apartment.

E.S. King Village Apartments

E.S. King Village, named after Edward Skull King, is an apartment community serving juniors, seniors, graduate students, students with families, post-doctoral students, and visiting faculty and scholars. E.S. King Village is more than just a place to lay your head, it’s a community. Through its community garden, playground, volleyball, basketball and tennis courts, Village Council and on-site Resident Advisors, you’ll be engaged and connected to the University and greater Triangle community.