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Back to School Sale 2016

Be sure to visit Dowdy Student Stores in Wright Building for all of your start of semester needs!  Shelves are stocked with USED, RENTAL and NEW textbooks! There are even some digital formats!

We'll have specials throughout the store, and lots to see in The Tech Deck, our computer and technology center.  Ask about the current Apple and Dell offers for students, including free products with purchase!

Aug. 15 - 27, save 20% on all reg. price apparel, logo gifts, binders, notebooks and planners!

Be part of the crew that supports Pirate students!  Buying through Dowdy directly supports ECU students and student programming!

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Thursday afternoon, August 25th, come out to Wright Plaza for a special event from Coca-Cola!
It'll be the coolest event you'll ever see!

Coke Ice Bottle Promotion


No Kid Fights Alone Tees

Cool New Tees for a Cause!

Pirate Fans!  This new #GoGold tee benefits Camp Rainbow and Riley's Army!  September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and you can show your support by purchasing and wearing one of these tees, exclusively at Dowdy Student Stores, Wright & Brody stores, and souvenir booths at Dowdy Ficklen Stadium!  $4 from every shirt sold will go to these local charities!



Shop Online for ECU Apparel and Merchandise

Looking for 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 during special On Campus visits. Click here for a list of dates and more information.

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.

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.

FanFare Game Day Drawing: Promotion is held on home football game days only.  For the 2015 game schedule, contest will be held inside Dowdy Student Stores' Wright Building location on Sept. 5, Sept. 26, Oct. 17, Nov. 7, and Nov. 28. Promotion will be held at both the Wright Building and Brody Building store locations on Thursday game, Oct. 22. No purchase necessary to enter. One entry per person, per game. You do not need to be present to win.  Winner will be drawn and notified within 3 business days following game day. Winner has 10 days to notify store of acceptance of prize or it will be forfeited.  Prize must be picked up by winner at Dowdy Student Stores, Greenville, NC.  No substitutions or transfer of prize. ECU Dowdy Student Stores employees (permanent or temporary) are not eligible. Management decisions are final.

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.

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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.