Megan Wade Archives

Free App Week September 25-29
Sep 05, 2023
  • Megan Wade

Free Application Week 2023

ECU is excited to offer a free application week September 25-29! Freshmen and transfers who apply via the ECU application, the Common App, or CFNC will automatically receive a waived...

Aug 11, 2023
  • Doug Boyd

ECU Renovations Elevating Learning, Research & Campus Life

The beep-beep of loaders, the rumbles of diesel engines and the whir of power tools have been steady reminders during the summer of construction work going on at East Carolina University....

Jul 21, 2023
  • Haven Bowers

Pack like a Pirate: 5 Packing Tips for Your First Semester at ECU

Moving into a dorm room for the first time can be a challenge. Living with someone in addition to having smaller living quarters takes adjusting to, but can be a...

Jul 07, 2023
  • Haven Bowers

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Before ECU Fall 2023!

We are counting down the days until FDOC this August! But we can’t exactly speed up the calendar…so, whether you’re stuck inside with a bad sunburn or scouring the internet...

Mar 20, 2023
  • Haven Bowers

6 Ways to Make the Most Out of Pirates Aboard

Wondering how to make the most out of your visit to ECU during Pirates Aboard Admitted Student Day? Take a look at these 6 simple tips to make sure your...

Mar 15, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

Alternative Spring Break Experiences

Sarah Elliott, Claire Mack and Tete Narh-Mensah spent last week at the coast, not an uncommon destination for East Carolina University students on spring break. The difference was their objective — they...

Jan 25, 2023

ECU, UNC School of Pharmacy establish early assurance program

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, the No. 1 pharmacy school in the country, and East Carolina University have established an early assurance program. This partnership means current and incoming ECU students...

Oct 11, 2022
  • Megan Wade

Free Application Week 2022 – FAQs

ECU is excited to participate in CFNC's free application week, which is open to prospective freshmen from North Carolina. We also invite out-of-state students and transfer students to apply for...

Jul 05, 2022
  • Crystal Baity

Orientation assistant alumni help welcome new Pirates

With in-person new student orientation back in full force at East Carolina University, chants of “purple and gold” and “no quarter” have been roaring through the Main Campus Student Center. This year, orientation...

Jun 22, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

5 Things to Know About Orientation

Throughout the summer, East Carolina University will welcome incoming students to campus for orientation. During the two-day experience, students and their parents will learn all about campus and being a...