North Carolina State University

Graduate Student Orientation
Spring 2014: January 3 - 17

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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions:

1. What is online orientation?

2. Is orientation required?

3. Where is Moodle?

4. What if I can't access Moodle to get to online orientation?

5. Why should I attend?

6. Will I learn about the Preparing Future Leaders program?

7. Why is my tuition bill showing an orientation fee of $24 instead of $15?

Answers:

1. What is online orientation?

New Graduate Student Orientation in the spring is an online event. The online orientation component will be open from January 3 - January 17, 2014 so that you can access the different resources. It will take you approximately two hours to complete all the components. To access online orientation, log into Moodle using your UNITY ID (not your Student ID number; your UNITY ID typically includes your first initial and last name) and password on or after January 3rd. The online component includes important videos, links, and other resources.

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2. Is orientation required?

Yes, you are required to view the resources within online orientation. Your attendance in online orientation will be tracked and recorded automatically.

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3. Where is Moodle?

Moodle is NC State's online learning management system. Visit the Moodle page here, and log in with your UNITY ID (not your Student ID number; your UNITY ID typically includes your first initial and last name) and your password.

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4. What if I can't access Moodle to get to online orientation?

All students should have access to Moodle. If you need help with Moodle, access Moodle's help information or contact the NC State University Help Desk

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5. Why should I attend?

To learn how to be successful in graduate school, to learn about ethics, professional development, how to obtain funding and much more.

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6. Will I learn about the Preparing Future Leaders program?

Yes, there is information about PFL in online orientation.

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7. Why is my tuition bill showing an orientation fee of $24?

$15 graduate orientation fee + $9 New campus ID card.

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