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The Education Housing Community

The College of Education Housing Community (EHC) gives first-year education students a unique residential learning experience that connects College of Education faculty, staff members and classroom learning with residence life to ease the transition into the ECU community and contribute to their success within the College of Education and beyond. Students will enjoy the typical freshman experience of dorm life with the added benefit of living with other students who are also going into the education field.

In addition to in-hall discussions and guest speakers, students in the EHC will have the Zary_Quoteopportunity to engage in a number of activities outside the University environment, attending cultural events, a teambuilding ropes course, and social activities in and around the ECU community. These activities help students become comfortable with the residential and academic aspects of University life in a short period of time.

EHC residents will participate in a variety of engaging and relevant activities, complete COAD 1000 together, network with other students in their major and better transition to college with the help of a "Pirate Pal".

Program Benefits:

The Education Housing Community (EHC) provides students with:

  • Individualized attention and support
  • Early and continuous development of leadership skills
  • An environment that is conducive to academic achievement
  • An opportunity to experience different cultures and ideas that will enhance personal and professional development
  • Overall assistance with the transition from high school to college
  • The opportunity to serve as a leader for the College of Education and volunteer with local community partners
  • The opportunity to grow academically, professionally, and personally in the quest to become an ECU Educator

Housing Information:

The EHC is housed in Umstead Residence Hall for the 2013-2014 school year and has requested to remain in Umstead Hall for the 2014-2015 school year.  This residence hall is located on central campus, convenient to classroom buildings, Joyner Library and other campus services such as the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center and Mendenhall Student Center.  Residents enjoy central campus for its collegiate feel and quiet places to study.  You'll have convenient access to the buildings that you'll visit frequently during your time at East Carolina.  For location information, please visit the following website and click on "Central Campus" and "Umstead Hall". http://www.ecu.edu/cs-studentaffairs/campusliving/neighborhoods.cfm 

There are no additional costs associated with the College of Education Housing Community beyond the standard room and board rates.

How to Apply

Complete the EHC application and email or fax it to:
Dionna Manning
manningd@ecu.edu
252-328-0342 (FAX)

2014-2015 Education Housing Community Application (PDF)
2014-2015 Education Housing Community Application (WORD)

Applications are due by Thursday, May 1, 2014. Selected applicants will be notified via email.

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