Office of International Affairs

At North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, we believe that "Aggie Pride" includes the commitment to preparing our students to excel in a world by learning to be global citizens, doing their part to steward the earth's resources, improve the quality of human lives, and be proactive contributors to the search for justice and equality.

OIA fosters campus internationalization and serve as a central support, advisory, and information center for all students, faculty, and staff in the following areas: 

OIA offers immigration assistance for the NSU community and serves as a liaison between our office and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in matters related to international students and scholars studying and working here. Our goal is to provide you with great service and for you to have an overall remarkable experience. Our office also provides support services and events such as international student orientation, international education week, networking events, and more. Click "International Students" for more information.

OIA supports all NCAT students who are interested in studying, interning, volunteering, and/or shadowing abroad. Click "Study Abroad" for more information.

OIA provides assistance with preparing all University faculty, staff, students, and authorized volunteers of the University for international travel that is University-sponsored or University-related.  Click the "International Travel" link for more information related to the University's Travel Policy.


Upcoming Events - International Education Week Activities

Parade of Flags

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Come learn about trends in international education and their impact. The Parade of Flags is the kickoff event for this year's International Education Week! It will begin on Wednesday, November 18th, at NCAT's Academic Classroom Building, 2nd floor. International scholars and others will walk from ACB through campus, visually representing the various countries and cultures present at NCAT. Year after year, this parade highlights the unity in our cultural diversity as participants walk together while carrying their respective flags.

Passport Fair


This event is to help 50 NCAT students obtain their initial passport in hopes of studying abroad! Join us at 10 am - 3 pm in the Academic Classroom Building, 2nd floor.

Registration is Required

We want to make sure you get your application right the first time. Make sure you:

  1. Use our Form Filler tool to fill out your form online and then print it. The Form Filler will save time and reduce errors caused by handwriting. Complete all sections of your form including entering your correct Social Security number. 
  2. Closely follow our passport photo requirements. (2x2 photo size)
  3. Provide the correct evidence of U.S. citizenship.  
  4. Provide proof of identity.

Study Abroad Fair


Please join us in Deese Ball Room, North Side B at 10 am as the Study Abroad Fair is back and in full swing!! The fair is an opportunity for NCAT students to explore various study-abroad options. This annual fair will feature programs available for both short and long-term study. Stop by to learn about programs led by NCAT's Faculty in the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters and those available through affiliate provider programs and exchange programs. You can speak with faculty who teach and lead programs to learn more about the locations, courses offered, and more. You can meet affiliate providers who offer programs all over the globe! Education Abroad staff will be available to answer general questions or discuss additional opportunities available.

Throwback Thursday


All are welcome to attend the NCAT's International Throwback Thursday event on November 21st from 4 pm - 6 pm on the second floor in the Academic Classroom Building. Please bring your favorite international foods and beverages for others to try.

Office of International Affairs
Academic Classroom Building Room 213
OIA Phone: 336-334-7551
Education Abroad: 336-285-2600

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