The STEPP Program's mission is to provide students with learning disabilities who aspire to achieve a college education and demonstrate the potential for postsecondary success with access and comprehensive support throughout the university experience. By partnering with these students, their families, and a variety of educational communities, the STEPP Program fosters a network of opportunities and resources to empower and support students from admission to graduation from East Carolina University.
The STEPP Program offers comprehensive academic, social, and life-skills support to a select number of students with identified Specific Learning Disabilities who have shown the potential to succeed at ECU. Funded primarily with private gifts, this program provides a unique opportunity to a population that traditionally may not have access to college. Please view our informational flyer and brochure for more details about the STEPP Program's supports.
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Applications for the 2016 cohort of Project STEPP will be available in January 2015. Completed application packets must be postmarked by May 15, 2015 to be considered on time. Click here for details about the application process.
ECU Spring Open House will be held in April 2015. A STEPP Program information session will be held in the STEPP Program Learning Cove in Joyner Library, 2nd floor, from 1:30 -2:30 pm.
STEPP Program participants, Marell Cook (2011 Cohort) and Justin Decker (2013 Cohort) participated in the 2014 Learner Profile Convening on August 15 in Chapel Hill sponsored by the Oak Foundation Learning Differences Programme and their partner organization Public Impact. more...