Here's a sneak peek of some of the things you'll discover when you visit East Carolina University in person.


We understand that choosing a college is an exciting, daunting, and an important decision in your student’s life. We also understand that as a parent or guardian, you want what is best for your student, and have questions and concerns of your own. 

We know this process can be confusing for parents or guardians, so we have provided this page as a resource for you as you work with your student during this thrilling time in both of your lives.

Your Student's Connection to East Carolina University 

The way to start exploring East Carolina University is by your student creating his or her own Admissions Portal account. The portal is designed to help personalize your student’s admissions experience.

Once your student has created their account, they can

  • Apply for admission
  • Track your admissions status
  • Receive information pertaining to your specific academic interests
  • Stay informed through important updates, notifications and online events
  • Sign up for tours and open house events

Get Started! Click here to sign up.    
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Campus Visits and Open House Events

There are few better ways for you and your student to gain a better feel for East Carolina, than to spend some time visiting with us on our campus. We invite you to come see our campus in Greenville, North Carolina to take part in an information session and walking tour of campus. Information sessions are at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Open house events are great ways to take ECU for a test drive. During open house you will: take special tours of campus, meet faculty and students, dive deep into the academics and student life offerings, and so much more. 

Learn more and register for a campus visit and open house

ECU Parent Services

Once your student arrives on campus, our Parent and Family Programs office will be available to help you contact the right person for questions. We aim to provide excellent personal service, and hope to continue to improve communication between parents, students, and the university. We know how helpful speaking to a live person can be when you have a question regarding your students’ transition from high school to college.

Visit our Parent and Family Programs link to learn more.

Parent Quick Links

Expand the categories below for links to additional information: