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Dowdy Student Stores

ECU Dowdy Student Stores


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Stop in often! New merchandise arriving daily!

Shop Dowdy for the best selection of Pirate apparel and gifts


Shop Online for Pirate Apparel and Gifts

Shop our online store for a tremendous variety of officially licensed Pirate apparel and gifts! Many items carried online are not found in our Wright Building location or Medical Bookstore. See Web site for details. 

Upcoming Class Ring Events at Dowdy

Jostens is the Official Class Ring vendor for East Carolina. Shop for your ring in the lobby of Dowdy on the following dates:

·        Sept 2-4 (10-3)
·        Oct 7-8 Grad Expo (10-6 both days)
·        Oct 22-24 (10-3 on 22nd; 12-5 on 23rd; and 10-3 on 24th)
·        Nov 20-22 (10-3 on 20th and 21st and 11-3 on 22nd)
·        Dec 18-20 (10-3 on 18th; 12-5 on 19th; and 9-2 on 20th) You can also visit the Jostens site online anytime!

Jostens is the Official Ring for East Carolina
Dowdy Student Stores, the only bookstore owned and operated by East Carolina University

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 Wright Building 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.