Ways to Learn More

Attend a Presentation in Your Area

Admissions representatives will conduct presentations across the state of North Carolina from September to December. Use this link to see if your county will host a presentation this fall. To see your admissions representative, use the map above to click on your county. 

Middle and High School Administrators:

Request an admissions presentation for your students by clicking here. This request form is for school groups and community-based organizations only. Individuals can request information by signing up for our mailing list

Attend an Open House

NCSSM will host two Open House events for 9th and 10th grade students and one Middle School Open House for 6th-8th graders. Open Houses serve as an opportunity for prospective applicants and families to hear information about the institution, the programs we offer, and the application process, and take a tour of campus.

Registration has closed for both the NCSSM-Durham and NCSSM-Morganton high school open houses. We are at full-capacity, therefore we cannot register additional guests. We encourage families to register for a campus tour.

High School Open House Events
NCSSM-Durham: Saturday, October 21, 2023 —
Registration is at capacity.
NCSSM-Morganton: Saturday, November 4, 2023 —
Registration is at capacity.

Middle School Open House Event
NCSSM-Durham: Friday, November 10, 2023 —
Registration is at capacity.

Take a Campus Tour

Tours are offered Tuesdays through Fridays on normal school days. Find more information about tours of our Durham and Morganton campuses here

Please submit your tour request two weeks in advance of your desired tour date to ensure tour availability.

Watch an Admissions Webinar

These webinars are designed to give you an opportunity to learn more about NCSSM, the various programs we offer, and the application process without having to travel to our campus. All webinars take place on Thursdays at 6 p.m. unless otherwise specified

To participate in a webinar, you must register for it. Registration is available up to one month before each webinar. After you have registered for the webinar, the webinar link will be provided a week before the event. Space is limited, so we recommend registering early! Video recordings for each webinar are available below after the event.

View the NCSSM Viewbook

Standardized Testing (SAT and/or ACT) Waived

For the Class of 2026, the UNC System Board of Governors extends the current waiver for standardized testing (SAT and/or ACT) for applicants applying for admissions to all UNC campuses, which include the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.  

NCSSM Math Assessment (Residential Applicants)

NOTE: Applicants will receive information about registering for one of the assessment dates once the CFNC application process closes on January 5, 2024.

Discovery Day (Online Applicants)

The sessions are for applicants who only submit an application for the Online program or select the Online program as their first preference. Discovery Days are hosted virtually using Zoom. Registration links will be sent to applicants after the CFNC application process closes on January 5, 2024.

Thank you for your interest in NCSSM and for visiting our admissions page. Our admissions team and all of us at NCSSM look forward to working with you.

—Todd Roberts, NCSSM Chancellor

NCSSM Admissions Team

Request Info

Rob Andrews

Associate Director of Admissions

Mattie Gaddy-Parks

Director of Admissions

Jennifer Garrison

University Program Associate

Kinesha Harris ’12

Admissions Counselor and Coordinator for Events and Campus Visitations

Tracy Poole

Admissions Counselor and Web-Based Media Specialist

David Stevenson

Associate Director of Admissions