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Student Government Association
255 Mendenhall Student Center

The Student Government Association is the voice of the students and adopts such regulations as concern the entire student body. SGA funds many student organizations.  For additional information call 252-328-4726.

Student Union
236 Mendenhall Student Center

The Student Union serves as the principal student programming organization at East Carolina University. The Student Union is responsible for providing a balanced program of social, recreational, and cultural events for the entire university family, aiming to make free-time activity  complementary to study. All students are eligible to apply for membership on any one of the following Student Union committees: films, popular entertainment, cultural awareness, spectrum, lecture, visual arts, marketing, and Barefoot.


The East Carolinian, the university paper, is published twice weekly by the students. It carries university and alumni news and is designed to furnish an outlet for student expression on all matters pertaining to student educational and social development.

Expressions, a periodic magazine, is published by the students. It includes campus news, much of which is of particular interest to minority students.

The Rebel is the university literary magazine published by the students.

WZMB-FM is the student radio station offering news and a variety of musical programs of interest to all segments of the university community.

University Transit Services

Student transit is funded by student activity fees and is operated by students for students, faculty, and staff at no charge with a valid ECU ID.  An extensive bus route providing timely service to, from, and around the ECU campus, including commuter parking lots, off-campus housing areas, and several shopping/service areas is provided.  All lines run twice an hour at thirty-minute intervals.  A list of the bus routes and schedules can be obtained from Mendenhall Student Center, the Office of Parking and Traffic Services, and on the buses.  For more information, contact ECU Transit at 252-328-0254.

Honor Societies, Professional and Service Fraternities

Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Health Professions) Order of Omega (Greek)
Alpha Iota Delta (Decision Sciences) Phi Alpha (Social Work)
Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology) Phi Alpha Theta (History)
Alpha Mu Alpha (Marketing) Phi Beta Delta (International Scholarship)
Alpha Omega Alpha (Medicine) Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman Scholarship)
Alpha Phi Omega (Service) Phi Kappa Phi (All Academic Fields)
Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice) Phi Sigma Iota (Foreign Languages)
Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting) Phi Sigma Pi (Scholarship and Service)
Beta Beta Beta (Biology) Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy)
Beta Gamma Sigma (Business) Phi Upsilon Omicron (Human Environmental Sciences)
Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling) Pinnacle (Nontraditional Students)
Delta Pi Epsilon (Business Education) Pi Alpha Alpha (Public Administration)
East Carolina Honors Organization Pi Kappa Lambda (Music)
Epsilon Nu Eta (Environmental Health) Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics)
Epsilon Pi Tau (Technology) Pi Omega Pi (Business Education)
Epsilon Sigma Alpha (Service) Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science)
Eta Sigma Gamma (Health Education) Psi Chi (Psychology)
Gamma Beta Phi (Co-educational Honor and Service) Sigma Gamma Epsilon (Geology)
Gamma Chi Epsilon (Service) Sigma Iota Epsilon (Management)
Gamma Sigma Sigma (Service) Sigma Lambda (Deafness)
Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography) Sigma Lambda Chi (Construction Management)
Golden Key National Honor Society Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics)
Kappa Delta Pi (Education) Sigma Tau Chi (Technical and Professional Communication)
Lambda Alpha (Anthropology) Sigma Tau Delta (English)
National Residence Hall Honorary Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing)
Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics) Sigma Xi (Scientific Research)
Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership)  

Special Interest and Professional Organizations

Air Force ROTC Maritime Studies Association
Air Waves – The ECU Media Society Media Board
Allied Blacks for Leadership and Equality Medical School Council
Alpha Kappa Psi (Business) Men’s Lacrosse Club
Alternative Spring Break Men’s Soccer Club
American Chemical Society Student Affiliates Men's Ultimate Frisbee – ECU Irates
American Fisheries Society Men’s Volleyball Club
American Marketing Association Metals Guild
American Medical Women’s Association Middle Grades Education Club
American Society of Interior Designers Milan
Anthropology Graduate Student Society Model United Nations
Apparel Merchandising Textile Organization Mountain Biking Club
Army Cadet Association Music Therapy Club
Art Education Guild National Association of Industrial Technology
Association for the Education of Young Children National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Aycock Hall Council National Society of Pershing Rifles
Badminton Club National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association
Belk Hall Council Natural Extremes
Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Alliance for Diversity Painting Guild
Biology Graduate Student Association Phi Epsilon Kappa
Black Graduate Student Association Philosophy Club
Black Students’ Union Physical Therapy Organization
Bowling Club Physician Assistant Studies, The Keller Society
Campus Scouts of East Carolina University Physics Graduate Student Association
Ceramics Guild Pirate Bridge Club
Chemistry Graduate Association Pirate Outreach
Child Development and Family Relations Masters Program Poetry Forum
Child Life Student Association Pre-Professional Health Alliance
Chinese Association Printmaking Guild
Circle K Professional Association or Industrial Distribution
Clement Hall Council Racquetball Club
Club Soccer Recreation and Leisure Studies Student Society
Club Swimming Recreation and Leisure Studies Graduate Society
Coastal Resources Management Association Residence Hall Association
College Republicans Role-Playing Organization
Computer Science Graduate Student Organization Roller Hockey
Construction Association ROTC Ranger Challenge Team
Cotten/Fleming/Jarvis Hall Council Rugby Club
Counselor Education Association School of Anything Goes - Anime
Criminal Justice/Social Work Alliance Scott Hall Council
Dance Association Sculpture Guild
Design Associates Sigma Alpha Iota (Music)
Disc Golf Slay/Umstead Hall Council
Doctoral Student Association Society for Advancement of Management
East Carolina Communication Organization Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
East Carolina Friends Society of Student Software Engineers
East Carolina Native American Organization Spanish Club
ECU Ambassadors Student Accounting Society
ECU Chapter of the NAACP Student Athlete Advisory Council
ECU Cheerleaders Student Athletic Trainers Club
Elementary Education Club Student Council for Exceptional Children
Emergency Medicine Interest Group Student Dietetic Association
Environmental Conservation Organization Student Government Association
Environmental Health Science Club Student Health Information Management Association
Exercise and Sports Science Major Club Student National Medical Association
Fencing Club Student Occupational Therapy Association
Financial Management Association Student Pirate Club
Fletcher Hall Council Student Union
Folk and Country Dancers Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
Frisbee Disc Golf Club SURGE
Garrett Hall Council Swim Club
Geo Club Tae Kwon Do
Geography Graduate Student Alliance Tai Chi
Gospel Choir Textiles Guild
Graduate Association of Social Workers Tyler Hall Council
Graduate Business Association Underwater Hockey Club
Graduate Student Advisory Council United to Create Inclusion
Greene Hall Council Visual Arts Forum
Health Education Alumni Society Water Polo Club
Health Promotion Council Waterski Club
Hospitality Management Association White Hall Council
International Student Association Women’s Field Hockey Club
Jones Hall Council Women’s Lacrosse Club
Kayak Club Women’s Softball Club
Ladies Elite Women’s Soccer Club
Leadership Corps Women's Ultimate Frisbee
Management Information Systems Association Women’s Volleyball Club

Music Groups

Large Performance Groups

Chamber Singers Symphonic Ban
Concert Band Symphony Orchestra
Concert Choir University Chorale
Jazz Ensemble Wind Ensemble
Marching Pirates  

Small Performance Groups

Brass Chamber Music Percussion Ensemble
Collegium Musicum Saxophone Chamber Music
Jazz Chamber Music String Orchestra
Madrigal Singers Woodwind Chamber Music
Opera Theatre  

Social Fraternities and Sororities

Interfraternity Council National Pan-Hellenic Council
Junior Panhellenic Council Panhellenic Council


Alpha Sigma Phi Phi Kappa Psi
Alpha Phi Alpha Phi Kappa Tau
Delta Chi Pi Kappa Alpha
Delta Sigma Phi Pi Kappa Phi
Epsilon Chi Nu Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Kappa Alpha Order Sigma Nu
Kappa Alpha Psi Sigma Phi Epsilon
Kappa Sigma Sigma Pi
Lambda Chi Alpha Tau Kappa Epsilon
Omega Psi Phi Theta Chi
Phi Beta Sigma  


Alpha Delta Pi Delta Zeta
Alpha Kappa Alpha Kappa Delta
Alpha Omicron Pi Sigma Gamma Rho
Alpha Phi Sigma Omicron Epsilon
Alpha Xi Delta Sigma Sigma Sigma
Chi Omega Zeta Phi Beta
Delta Sigma Theta Zeta Tau Alpha

Religious Organizations

As a tax-supported institution, East Carolina University neither promotes nor recommends a specific religious faith.  The university does, however, encourage the participation of students and faculty members in the activities of their faith.

The groups which carry on regular activities either on campus or in their own student centers off campus are the following:

Apostolic Campus Ministry Muslim Student Association
Bahai Club New Generation Campus Ministries
Baptist Student Union New Life Christian Fellowship
Buddhist Meditation and Study Group Newman Catholic Club
Campus Crusade for Christ Presbyterian Campus Ministry
Campus Christian Fellowship Revelation “Steppers of Praise”
Disciple Student Fellowship Students for Christ
Hillel (Jewish) The Cross Culture
Inter-Christian Council The Gift of Life
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship The Way Campus Fellowship
King Youth Fellowship Wesley Foundation of Greenville
Latter-Day Saint Student Group Association Young Life

Sports and Athletics

       East Carolina University is a member of th e National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), competing in Division I, the highest level of competition, and Conference USA. The following intercollegiate sports are offered.

Fall—football, tennis, cross country, and soccer Fall—volleyball, tennis, cross country, and soccer
Winter—basketball, diving and swimming, and indoor track Winter—basketball, diving and swimming, and indoor track
Spring—baseball, tennis, golf, and outdoor track Spring—softball, golf, tennis, and outdoor track

Various sports camps are sponsored for boys and girls. For availability of sport camps held from year to year, please contact the athletic business office.

Intramural and club sports opportunities as well as additional summer sports and adventure camps are available through the Department of Recreational Services. 

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