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Class Rings

ECU Custom Ring Styles

Jostens is the official Class Ring Vendor for ECU

Show your pride through an official East Carolina University ring, available only at the Dowdy Student Stores. Dowdy Student Stores has partnered with Jostens to offer a large selection of ECU custom ring styles and features. Stop by the Dowdy Student Store's Customer Service Area to pick up product brochures from Jostens or visit online.
Jostens will be on campus every month throughout the semester!

PLUS, join us in our Wright Building store, Feb. 7-9, 2017, for the GRAD EXPO for students graduating in May!


  • Feb. 7 – 9, Grad Expo, Dowdy Student Stores, Wright Building
  • Feb. 22, School of Dental Medicine Grad Expo, Ross Hall
  • March 17, Match Day, Health Sciences Bookstore, Brody 1S-04
  • April 4-6, Dowdy Student Stores Lobby, Wright Building, 10 am – 3 pm
  • May 4-6, Dowdy Student Stores Lobby, Wright Building, 10 am – 3 pm

ECU Diploma Frames

Link to University Frames Online Shopping Dowdy stocks a variety of diploma frames in numerous styles and finishes in the store. Online ordering of custom frames is also available through our vendor, University Frames.

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Nursing Pins

The nursing pin although not required, is a nice accessory to wear during the pinning ceremony for nurses, or throughout your career.  Pins are ordered through Herff Jones.  Please see their web site for details.



Dowdy is an outlet for the Uploma, the only desktop Diploma, which boldly recognizes your triumph and enthusiasm for the East Carolina University experience. Made in the U.S.A., each Uploma™ is custom manufactured with your name, degree, graduation year, and other notable achievements, clubs or affiliations. All this is laser engraved into a high grade, polished nickel aluminum alloy body. The Uploma™ embodies quality, distinction, and excellence, all qualities of an East Carolina University Alumni! Click here for ordering information. 


Graduation Announcements

Dowdy Student Stores offers a complete line of pre-printed quality graduation cards, coordinating envelopes, and inserts for you to hand write your name and degree. Custom printed graduation announcements are available through Jostens Online or visit the direct link to East Carolina University Graduation Products from Jostens.

For additional questions contact Dowdy Student Stores Customer Service at 252.328.6731, or call toll-free, 1-877-499-TEXT.


The embroidered stole is a nice addition to your gown

Embroidered Stole

The East Carolina Stole is an optional accessory for graduation regalia which as become very popular in recent years. It is worn at commencement and other occasions where regalia are appropriate. As a tradition, the stole can either be kept, or given to someone else as an expression of gratitude or support throughout the college years.

Stoles are available at Dowdy in the Wright Building.  If unable to shop in person, feel free to call the store to order, (252) 328-6731 or toll free 1-877-499-8398.

CUSTOM STOLES can be ordered, featuring monograms, certain colleges within the University, and/or the ECU seal.  Please download this order form and submit to  You will be contacted for payment and shipping information.

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.