FYE Foto Your Experience
Who Doesn't Like A Good Selfie?
The Office of Student Transitions is hosting its first year experience picture gallery show. Join the fun, highlight your experiences: traveling to campus, decorating your residence hall, making friends attending events...the pictures are endless. Lights. Camera. Action.
For more information browse through the links provided above or contact the Office of Student Transitions at (252) 328-4173.
Please take a moment and read the Consent, Release and Copyright Assignment form provided via the link below.
Consent, Release and Copyright Assignment
What is the purpose of Foto Your Experience?
A digital biography of your transition to ECU that we hope will help you meet new friends, experience the traditions of ECU, make positive connections with faculty, staff, administrators and your professors.
When can I start taking pictures?
FYE begins June 15 however you must complete a Consent/Release Form before or at the time you submit your first selfie. No pictures will be accepted without a signed consent/release form.
Why do I have to sign a consent/release form, what is it?
The consent/release form satisfies copyright requirements and gives ECU permission to use your pictures. Without the form we cannot accept or display your photos.
Where can I get the release form?
You can pick up in Mendenhall room 210 complete and return to the same place. You can also retrieve forms from the website, www.ecu.edu/studenttransitions
What happens if I submit picture without a release form?
You will be sent an email that we received your photo but we do not have a signed release from for this reason your photo has been deleted from our files. If you are interested in participating please fax a signed copy of the release form to (252) 328-6880. Once we receive your release form we will send you an email to resubmit your photos.
Can I email the release form?
We have to have an original signature. You can sign and scan to send via email or you can fax the signed document to (252) 328-6880.
How many pictures can I submit?
There are no limits on the number of pictures you can submit. However, in order to be considered for the gallery showing your submission must include those photos listed in the rules found on the website www.ecu.edu/studenttransitions.
What type of pictures can be submitted?
There are specific pictures required for the submission. For example, pictures of your travels to ECU, move-in day, pictures with roommates, pictures, of you and one of your professors, convocation photos, plunge into purple events. etc. A complete list can be found on the website, www.ecu.edu/studenttransitions. In addition to these you can submit other photos as long as they reflect what you do during your first semester.
Will all of my pictures be used for the gallery showing?
The committee will select several pictures from those submitted. Not every picture will be part of the gallery showing, however they could be used in other ways such as on the website.
What happens to those pictures not used in the gallery?
They could be used in other ways such as on the website, in the transition guidebook, etc.
Who can participate?
All incoming freshman and transfer students who are at 18 years of age can participate.
Where do I submit my pictures?
Picture should be an email attached and submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What size should the pictures be?
Pictures should be a minimum 1MB but no more than 3MB. The larger size will provide a better resolution of pixels when they are printed, matted and framed.
How will the pictures be chosen?
There are several factors that contribute to the pictures chosen for the gallery showing. Things like clarity, size, theme, appropriateness of photo, and those that capture the excitement of coming to ECU. The committee will make every effort to use as many pictures as possible.
When is the deadline for submitting pictures?
October 15, 2015.
When is the gallery showing?
Wednesday, December 2, 2015. There will be a showing and reception.
Who can come to the showing?
Students whose photos have been selected and 2 guess, staff from the Office of Student Transition, and other members of Student Affairs will be invited to attend the showing/reception.
How will we know our photos have been chosen as part of the showing?
Once the committee makes its selections you will receive an email and invite to the showing. You must RSVP by the stated dated on the invitation. This is important for planning purposes.
What if my pictures where not chosen for the gallery showing, will I be able to attend?
The showing will be available for public viewing from December 3 to mid-January; you can view them at any time during that timeframe.