Life at ECU
Campus Recreation & Wellness
The Student Recreation center is a 150,277 square foot facility that is available to university students, facility and staff. This building hosts six basketball courts, six racquetball courts, indoor and outdoor pools, a rock climbing wall, three multipurpose rooms, instructional classes, and club and intramural sports.
Get involved with one of our 34 Fraternities and Sororities that uniquely stand out on ECU's campus. Greek Life offers opportunities for community involvement, tradition, and valuable leadership experience.
Pirate tutoring is a FREE tutoring service offered to ECU Students. Academic skill workshops and study skills coaching are also available. Through this service, students are able to develop successful studying strategies and enhance their academic performance.
ECU features both Air Force and Army ROTC programs that enable students to work toward a commission in the US Military.
Student Activities Board
The Student Activities Board of ECU offers opportunities for students to take advantage of planning creative, energetic and entertaining programs for ECU students.
Student Government Association
The ECU Student Government Association represents the student body by playing a role in decisions made that surround the university.
Student Transit & Campus Safety
ECU Student Transit Authority is a free service for all students, staff and faculty. The ECU Transit can connect students with off campus housing, shopping, and dining throughout Greenville. This service is available through the Fall and Spring Semester and operates a modified schedule during the Summer.
The mission of the ECU Police Department is to assist students, staff, faculty and visitors in maintaining a safe environment, and to enhance the quality of life at East Carolina University. You may read more here: Safety and You at ECU.
ECU offers an exciting opportunity for students to spend time studying abroad. These students live and study in another country, allowing them a unique college experience. This opportunity promotes the understanding of different nations, cultures, and languages.
The Office of Student Transitions and First Year Programs
The Office of Student Transitions and First Year Programs provide a coordinated and comprehensive approach to your first year as a student at ECU. New Student Orientation, Transfer Orientation, Freshman Seminar, Student Convocation, Parent Services and Diversity Outreach are all developed in this area.