Before you start your application, take the time to read the following resources thoroughly and carefully:
You can send in your application materials together in one packet or separately in multiple packets.
It's really important to download the forms and open them in Adobe Reader before printing them or typing in them.
All of the application forms can be completed by typing directly into the PDF form and printing it out or can be printed out blank and completed by hand.
Different versions of Adobe Reader / Adobe Acrobat will give you different options for saving and editing your responses in the forms.
Not sure who to ask for a recommendation?
Your teachers have several options for completing and submitting their recommendations.
If you're not sure whether to submit a freshman or transfer application, call or email us.
We accept application materials by mail or email.
The application deadline is a postmark deadline, not a "received by" deadline.
Submit your application early if you can!
We must have your SAT (or ACT) scores by May 15th...but don't panic if you're not happy with those scores.
Don't let the Essay / Writing Sample requirement of the application packet stress you out!
Read the 'Campus Safety Questions' on page 7 of the application form carefully, and answer them fully and honestly.
You need to be proactive about keeping up with your application status.
Other Miscellaneous Tips & FYIs
The STEPP Program hosts information sessions for prospective students and families throughout the year. Check our Open House page for the dates of these sessions and the link to register!
Admission decisions for the 2018 cohort of the STEPP Program were made in August 2017. All the students who were offered a seat in the program have accepted their offer and have been admitted to ECU. Welcome to the STEPP community, 2018 Cohort!
Applications for the 2019 cohort are available here. The application deadline for this cohort is May 15, 2018. Stay tuned for updates on the application process!
The Winter 2018 STEPP newsletter is now available.
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