Welcome to the Wolfpack

NC State hosts SKEMA Business School’s U.S. campus on our Centennial Campus. SKEMA is one of the top business schools in France with additional satellite campuses in China and Brazil. The Raleigh campus has grown to almost 800 students a year, making it the largest concentration of French students in the U.S.

The GTI helps orient, connect, and integrate the SKEMA students into the NC State and surrounding community. SKEMA students also participate in various cultural, community service, and academic activities as part of the Cultural Exchange Network (CENet).

Read about the 2019-2020 Academic Year at SKEMA Raleigh

SKEMA-US Application Process

SKEMA students who are selected by their school to attend the Raleigh campus must complete an application to receive access to NC State services and facilities.

  • Apply through the GTI Application Center. This application will ask for personal data and the Global Training Initiative has taken additional steps to ensure the data collection complies with new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards. If you are or will be a resident of an EU Member State, please review the following data privacy notice.
  • Select “Global Training Initiative” then “SKEMA” under Special Programs.
  • The address and phone information should be your current physical address and contact information in France or abroad.
  • The email address you enter will be the one where NC State will send all of your campus ID and password information.
  • Use the application’s calendar icon to correctly select your date of birth.
  • Do NOT submit more than one application. Email the GTI if you made errors on an application you already submitted.

Prepare for NC State

The GTI will help you transition to life in the United States and provide opportunities to get engaged at NC State. Students receive the following information in a welcome email after their application is processed and approved:

  • Campus ID: the nine-digit numeral shown on the Wolfpack One Card (ex. 200123456)
    • Wolfpack One ID Card: used to access a variety of services on campus. Always carry it with you! You can get your ID card at the Wolfpack One office in the Talley Student Union (Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) You MUST bring your passport. There is a $20 fee for replacement cards.
  • Unity ID: six characters long, comprised of initials from your name and may also contain numbers (ex. jsmith3).
  • Default Password: last 4 digits of Campus ID + birth month and day (ex. July 4 = 0704). Once you receive your default information, you are are ONLY able to set up your security questions and change your password. Use your temporary password to log in at and complete the security questions. When you’ve completed the security questions, visit to change your password.
  • Forgotten Passwords: If you forget your password, you can reset it to the default if you have already set up your security questions. Otherwise, you’ll need to contact the Help Desk at
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