April 4, 2016


It is essential for students to remember to also take time to care for themselves.  Resources are available.

February 2, 2016

Career Connections!

Archived Post from Spring 2016:    It is almost time for our annual Career Connections Event! In concert with the individualized advising in Exploratory Studies, our ultimate goal is to help students make careful and […]

January 15, 2016

How to Empower your Student to be Academically Successful in College

How to Empower your Student to be Academically Successful in College By: LeNelle Patrick; Academic Coaching Coordinator in Exploratory Studies Students in Exploratory Studies have found Academic Coaching to be a wonderful resource for those experiencing […]

November 11, 2015

Leadership Potential Retreat (LPR) Applications now open!

The Leadership Potential Retreat is a weekend-long trip to Camp Rockfish in Parkton, North Carolina. Together with approximately 20 Exploratory Studies students and 4 facilitators, students will explore their strengths, leadership style, group dynamics, and […]

June 19, 2015

Message to New FYC students about Exploratory Studies

A letter from Carrie McLean, Assistant Dean of University College Welcome to Exploratory Studies (formerly First Year College). Exploratory Studies is a part of the new University College. We are excited to serve all undergraduates at NC […]

June 15, 2015

Check us out on NC State University Guides!

Download the NC State University Guides app to get help navigating the campus, exploring majors, and so much more! Go to go.ncsu.edu/guidebook for information on how to download the NC State guidebook app, or search your phones […]

June 16, 2010

Our Team

Andrea Atkin amatkin@ncsu.edu 919.515.1341 236 UCC Academic Advisor and Lecturer Amanda Beller aldunca3@ncsu.edu 919.515.3484 228 UCC Academic Advisor and Lecturer Gina Riccobono grbruce@ncsu.edu  919.515.5838 224 UCC Academic Advisor and Lecturer Donna Burton djburton@ncsu.edu 919.515.6288 203 […]