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Major Events


14th Annual Pirate Palooza

ECU’s largest welcome back celebration will take place on Monday, August 25, 2014 from 6pm-9pm at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Filled with Pirate traditions, students will have the opportunity to listen to live music, participate in interactive activities, and sign-up for a chance to win prizes. Free food will also be available. Stay tuned for more details!



Family Weekend

Celebrate ECU Family Weekend with a winning combination of Pirate football, great food and entertainment, and lots of family FUN! This time-honored ECU tradition of celebrating our Pirate Parents and Families is one you do not want to miss! So, pack up your purple and gold and set your GPS for Pirate Country!


Each year, East Carolina University welcomes alumni and their families to revisit their alma mater for activities, programs, and reconnecting with friends. The theme for each year is chosen by the student body. This theme is then transposed into all of the year's Homecoming activities, programs, and events. Check out for information on this years festivities!

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Entertaining activities the week of Halloween at Mendenhall Student Center, Student Recreation Center and Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

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Barefoot on the Mall

This annual event is held every spring with entertainment on the University Mall and is coordinated by the ECU Student Activities Board.

Check back for updates!