Welcome to East Carolina University Office of Undergraduate Studies
The Office of Undergraduate Studies (OUS) is an integral part of the University's commitment to improving undergraduate education. This office will serve as an administrative and academic home for housing programs and services that relate to the academic undergraduate experience at East Carolina. The office will also work in collaboration with other initiatives and programs geared toward improving the undergraduate experience with specific focus on retention, persistence, and graduation.
Programs, Services & Activities
Among the programs, services and activities of the OUS are:
- The Advising Center and the Advising Collaborative.
- Programs focused on retention and persistence (e.g., Pirate Tutoring Center, Starfish early warning system, Freshman Immersion Program, ECU Excels, It Just Takes One)
- The Early College Second Life Program for high school junior and seniors enrolled in university credit programs.
- Non-discipline specific programs: the freshman seminar (new model in development for the freshman seminar [UNIV 1000]; the development of the proposed Bachelor of Science in University Studies (BSUS) degree program; and any other interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate programs.
- The implementation plan for improving the academic aspects of undergraduate education based on the Foundations of Excellence self-study report.
- Other institutional activities geared toward undergraduate education, including programs to be developed through grants, contracts, and other resources that focus on improving the academic life of undergraduates.
- Collaborative work with other units that serve undergraduate students, including the Office of Enrollment Services and the Division of Student Affairs.
- Serve as an institutional clearinghouse for fellowships, grants and scholarships relating to undergraduate students.
- Programmatic aspects of the institutional commencement exercises.
WANT TO HIRE AN UNDERGRADUATE ASSISTANT??
The Office of Undergraduate Studies (OUS) can assist you with this process. Below are two documents you need to read and complete.