Congratulations to the class of 2021 on your acceptance to ECU!
Here in Pirate Nation you will find that ECU is a warm and friendly campus with faculty and staff who are anxious to assist you in achieving your academic goals. At orientation, you will learn strategies for student success, discover campus resources, meet other new students, receive your ECU 1 Card, meet with an advisor and more.
The New Student Orientation Program is designed to:
- Academically prepare students for their first semester through placement testing to meeting with an advisor.
- Make students aware of important academic rules and regulations.
- Introduce different groups like student life and involvement.
- Provide a taste of what college life at ECU is like.
- Help students learn their way around campus.
- Lets students meet their fellow Pirates!
ECU Student ID
Get ready to have your ECU 1 Card picture taken at the Old Cafeteria Complex.
Your 1 Card is you Official ECU Identification you will use this for many things like:
- Meal plans & Pirate Bucks
- Bookstore purchases
- Campus Libraries
- Athletic & event tickets
- Student Health Center
- Student Recreation Center
- Intramural sport participation
What to bring
- A valid driver’s license, state-issued ID card, passport, or military ID in order to get your official ECU 1 Card.
- Comfortable clothes and shoes. It will be hot and humid most of the summer in Greenville and there will be lots of walking involved.
- Umbrella for those summer showers.
- Sweatshirt or sweater because sometimes our air conditioning works too well.
- Backpack or book bag for information and giveaways.
What to expect
- A lot of walking! Orientation events will be held in a variety of locations to help you get familiar with campus.
- Lots of information will be shared so be ready to absorb as much as possible.
- To have fun! Starting college is an exciting time. Be ready to meet some new people and have fun!