Students are required to attend eight academic or cultural events to complete the skills and experience portion of the general education program. To receive credit for attending an event, students must complete the academic/cultural event form and submit a copy to both the registrar’s office and to their adviser.
Events both on and off campus meet the definition of an academic or cultural event. Some examples include:
If you are unsure of whether or not an event meets the criteria for an academic or cultural event, contact the General Education office prior to attending the event by phone at (919) 760-8604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
While some events are fun and entertaining, they may not have the educational component needed to count toward academic and cultural event requirements. Examples of such events include: