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NSFP Kicks of Eagle Mania 2017!

Eagle Mania is the official start to the student experience at North Carolina Central University. Beginning on Thursday, Aug. 10, new students can participate in a host of engaging activities that help them get acclimated to college life.
The events run through Sunday, Aug. 13, at the New Student Induction and Eagle Pinning Ceremony. The guest speaker will be NCCU alum and U.S. Capitol Police Officer David Bailey. Events during the week will serve as an opportunity for students to explore the vast array of resources available at NCCU, including academic, cultural, social, athletic, and community service programs.
Students are expected to attend Eagle Mania from August 10 to 13. Fall 2017 classes begin Monday, August 14.
New students should plan to move into their assigned residence hall room on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Returning students move in on Saturday, Aug. 12. For more details on securing a residence hall room for fall 2017, visit www.nccu.edu/reslife.
Eagle Mania highlights will include:
Thursday, Aug. 10:
  • First-year residence move-in (7 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 -5 p.m., according to residence hall assignment)
  • Parent and Family Association Reception (11 a.m. - 2 p.m., McLean Residence Hall Lawn)
  • Residence Hall Games - Students Only! (3-5 p.m., Outdoor Recreational Complex)
  • Dinner (5-6:30 p.m. W.G. Pearson Dining Hall)
  • First-Year Floor Meetings (7-7:45 p.m. at your residence hall)
  • 2021 Class Meeting and Hooray! (8-10 p.m., McDougald-McLendon Arena

Friday, Aug. 11:

  • Breakfast (7-8:30 a.m., W.G. Pearson Dining Hall)
  • Meet Your SOAR Leader (8:45 a.m., Library Bowl)
  • Keeping it Real (9:30-11 a.m., B.N. Duke Auditorium)
  • Information Technology & You! (11-11:20 a.m., B.N. Duke Auditorium)
  • Meet the Deans and Major Meetups (11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m., various buildings on campus)
  • LGBTA Resource Center's Snow Cone Break (12-2 p.m., A.E. Student Union Patio and Underground Game room)
  • Lunch (12:40-2 p.m., W.G. Pearson Dining Hall)
  • The Should Could Dream College Tour (2-5 p.m., McDouglad-McLendon Arena)
  • Dinner (5-7:30 p.m., W.G. Pearson Dining Hall)
  • Class of 2021 T-Shirt Distribution (5:30-7 p.m. A.E. Student Union, must have your Eagle Card)
  • Eagle Mania LIVE! (8-10 p.m. L.T. Walker Complex Parking Lot)

Saturday, Aug. 12:


  • Move-in for Returning Students (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Brunch (10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., W.G. Pearson Dining Hall)
  • Maroon and Gray Scrimmage (10 a.m. - 12 noon, O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium)
  • 2021 Annual Class Photo (11:30 a.m., O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium)
  • Get Connected Service Fair (12-2 p.m., A.E. Student Union)
  • Transfer Student Social (12:30-2 p.m., A.E. Student Union, Patio and Underground Game room)
  • University Police Department Meet 'n Greet (12:30- 2 p.m., George Street
  • Dinner (5:30-7:30 p.m., W.G. Pearson Dining Hall)
  • Training Day (8-11 p.m., McDougald-McLendon Arena)

Sunday, Aug. 13:


  • Brunch (10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., W.G. Pearson Dining Hall)
  • Worship Service (1-2:30 p.m.) B.N. Duke Auditorium)
  • New Student Induction and Eagle Pinning Ceremony (3-5 p.m., McDougald-McLendon Arena)
  • Dinner (5:30-7 p.m. W.G. Pearson Dining Hall)
  • Movie Under the Star - Get Out! (8-10 p.m. O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium) 

For more information, contact New Student and Family Programs at (919) 530-6336 or call the Division of Student Affairs at (919) 530-6342.

Published: Wednesday, August 09, 2017
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