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Parking is available as space allows, in the student center parking garage at $1/hr.

Dowdy Donates 5 percent of sales on Mach 20 for Pirate Gives Day

Take part in ECU's Pirate Gives Day on Wednesday, March 20th!  On this day, Dowdy Student Stores and the Health Sciences Bookstore will give 5% of all regular price clothing and gift sales to ECU student scholarships!!  Books, health & beauty supplies, technology items, clearance, and any special orders are not included. In-store only. Quantities limited.

HS Campus Sidewalk Sale 19

SAVE 50% on long and short-sleeve t-shirts, hoodies, and more!! Plus $5 Rawlings footballs!  All discounts taken from regular prices. No other discounts apply, prior purchases excluded, while supplies last.
Rain location is inside the Student Center.


ACES FOR AUTISM, Autisim awareness t-shirts are in stock at ECU Dowdy Student Stores in the Main Campus Student Center store, and at the men's basketball games.  Adult sizes S-3XL. 

STRIKE OUT ALS t-shirts are available in long- and short-sleeve at Dowdy's main campus store, the Health Sciences Bookstore in Brody, and at baseball concessions in Clark-LeClair Stadium.  A portion of the sales of these shirts will benefit the North Carolina ALS Association to support ALS patients and their families in Eastern North Carolina.

NOW 20% OFF through the end of March!

ALS Tees 2019

Shirts are available in-store or you may call for shipping, (252) 328-6731.


Baseball Ticket Picks Contest

It's an annual tradition!  Students:  Turn in your ticket stub at Dowdy Student Stores' customer service counter in the Main Campus Student Center for your chance to win a WEEKLY PRIZE. Prizes range from t-shirts to decals. PLUS, at the end of the season we'll draw from ALL ENTRIES for an ECU Pirate Baseball jersey! 

No purchase necessary. Must be ECU student to enter. Prize determination set by management weekly. Must include name and contact phone number on ticket stub when entering. Prize must be picked up in store, no shipping.

Baseball Prize Package Drawing
Stop by Dowdy Student Stores' Main Campus Student Center location to enter for a chance to WIN the Ultimate Pirate Baseball Fan Prize Package, including an Adidas polo, hat or visor, two tailgate chairs, and a pair of tickets to the ECU vs Duke game! No purchase necessary to enter. One entry per person. Prizes must be picked up in person, and will not be shipped. Drawing held March 29, 2019.

Management decisions final.


Looking for a High School Graduation Gift for the Future Pirate?

Shop Dowdy Student Stores for official Pirate gear, book bags, technology!
Don't know what to get? A Dowdy Gift card fits all sizes & budgets!
Need shipping? Give us a call, (252) 328-6731

ADD MONEY to your student's ECU 1 Card for shopping in Dowdy Student Stores!

You can defer Financial Aid funds to a Bookstore Account on the ECU 1 Card by request through the Cashier's Office.  You can also add funds any time to a student's BOUNTY BUCKS account.  Bounty Bucks is a declining balance account on the 1 Card that can be used in numerous places on campus, including Dowdy Student Stores!  For more information, see the ECU 1 Card web page.



Shop our online store for a tremendous variety of officially licensed Pirate apparel and gifts! Many items carried online are not found in our campus locations. See Web site for details.

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Standard Contest and Sale Information: 

Contests and Drawings are held at Dowdy Student Stores periodically. Dowdy employees are not eligible. An ECU 1 Card must be shown for winners to receive prize; however certain exclusions may apply in cases such as alumni or visitors to campus when written on entry forms or promotional materials. No prize substitutions permitted. Winners must be 18 years of age or older. Winners must sign ECU prize report, accepting regulation that prize value may impact Financial Aid. No purchase necessary to enter or win contests. Other rules may be established for specific contests or promotions.

Sales and Discounts:  Advertised and unadvertised sales of discounts, to include buy/get, percentage off of price of merchandise, etc. is based on regular retail price, unless specified.  No other discounts or coupons can be applied to a sale price. Sales are in-store only, to include Main Campus Student Center store, and when specified, Brody Building store. Online and athletic venues are excluded, unless specifically designated. Only officially-licensed East Carolina University trademarked or registered imprinted apparel and gifts are included. "Gifts" include East Carolina University logo, trademarked, copyrighted, or slogan imprinted merchandise with exclusions. Prior purchases, special orders, and purchases of gift cards are excluded from discounts. Sales are limited to current stock and no rain checks will be issued.  Quantities of merchandise purchased may be limited by management. Computer hardware, software, technology-related merchandise, Apple® products, computer supplies and accessories, textbooks, rentals, CoursePacks, clickers, trade books, periodicals, school supplies, sundries, food, art department supplies, kits and metals, as well as any other non-logo imprinted merchandise are excluded from discounts.  These, as well as any other specified by management, will apply as exclusions from all ECU Dowdy Student Stores sales, promotions, and coupons. Typographical errors may occur due to human error.  These errors will be clarified as soon as possible.

Away Game Points Sales:  Promotion is held for 2 business days following AWAY football games, and only when East Carolina WINS the game. A percentage discount is given on regular price apparel and gift merchandise, equal to 1% for each point scored by ECU. There is a maximum discount of 30%.   For example, if ECU beat NC State 28-3, Dowdy would have a sale featuring 28% OFF reg apparel and gifts.  If, for example, the Pirates trampled the Tarheels 54-6 -- as proud as we would be -- we would have to cap our discount at 30% for the sale.  No other coupons, offers, or discounts are accepted in conjunction with these sales. Prior purchases are excluded. No special orders. See "Sales and Discounts" above for other disclosures. Sales are in-store only. Online purchases are excluded.

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Owned & operated by East Carolina University, our profits are returned to scholarships and campus programs. When you shop with Dowdy Students Stores, you are helping to support ECU students.