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ECU Parent and Family Programs

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Welcome to Parent & Family Programs!

Parent and Family Programs is the office that supports you, as parents and family members of an East Carolina University student.You play an important role at ECU and we believe that the more you know about the university, the more you can contribute to your student's success here, and we want to be your partner in your child's education. 

Parent and Family Programs will respond to your needs and inquiries promptly. We provide personalized help to find solutions to problems, and help you navigate through your family's college experience. 

This web page is here to assist you with finding answers to your questions. If you can't find what you are looking for here, please contact the Parent and Family Programs Office by calling the toll free Parents Help Line at 1-866-552-3957 or by emailing us at parents@ecu.eduWe will answer your questions or put you in touch with someone who can.

We also have a Facebook Page for you to connect with other ECU families to receive invaluable information and advice from other parents and families who have "been there/done that". You can request to be placed on our Parents E-mail List to receive the latest ECU information, newsletters, deadline date reminders, and other news you can use. Just e-mail us at parents@ecu.ecu to be placed on the list today!

Arriving to Orientation Early?

Mix and Mingle with other new students and families every Sunday and Tuesday before New Student Orientation.

*Please note the July 8th event will be held at Winslow's Deli, 120 W 5th St.

Join Us for Breakfast at New Student Orientation!

The Office of Parent and Family Programs welcomes you to join us for a FREE continental breakfast in the Lobby of Garrett Residence Hall (building 81) from 7- 8:45 AM every Tuesday and Thursday (Day Two) during New Student Orientation.

Fall Family Weekend: August 29th- 31st, 2014


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Registration and ticket sales are available now please visit www.ecu.edu/familyweekend for more information. 

East Carolina University and the Office of Parent and Family Programs welcomes the parents and families of all ECU student to join us for Family Weekend!  This weekend is a great opportunity for families to learn about student life on campus and enjoy a weekend full of exciting activities for the entire family.


Sign Up for Our E-mail List!

Looking to receive our monthly newsletter as well as many other important messages from the university?  E-mail parents@ecu.edu with your e-mail address and your student's class year.