Blog Archives

Jul 15, 2024
  • Will Lukas

Set Sail for Success: Tips for a Successful Transition to ECU

Welcome aboard, new Pirates! ARRRGH you excited?! It is almost time for you to embark on your journey in Pirate Nation and everyone here at ECU is eagerly awaiting your...

Will Lukas (Contributed Photos)
May 07, 2024
  • Will Lukas

Tips from a Transfer Pirate

Ahoy there, transfer Pirate! We ARRRGH so excited that you’re considering climbing aboard our pirate ship and sailing the seas with us to find the treasure that is your ECU...

Nov 09, 2023
  • Haven Bowers

Sailing Smoothly Through Final Exams

Ahoy, Pirates! As we hoist the flag of finals and prepare to navigate the treacherous waters of exams, it's time to muster our academic prowess and set sail toward success....

Female student decorates room
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...

Students walk to class
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...

Parent takes a photo at E C U letters in front of the Main Campus Student Center
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...

A student works with therapy exams
Nov 30, 2022
  • Jethro Libutan

Tips for Finals

Hello Pirate Nation! Finals season has begun here at East Carolina University. As we near the end of fall semester, many students are beginning to feel stressed. Every student wants...

Flanagan Building in fall
Nov 10, 2022
  • Jethro Libutan

Fall in Pirate Nation!

Hello Pirate Nation! Fall season has officially begun here at East Carolina University! Fall is an extremely exciting time at ECU. The leaves begin to change into pretty colors, the...

professor assists student on a computer
Oct 21, 2022
  • Jo Anna Rohrbaugh

Transfer Tales: From Transfer Student to Academic Advisor

Experience as a transfer student laid a foundation for Jason Denius’ advocacy for transfer student college and career success. Since graduating from East Carolina University, Jason has served as an...

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...