Frequently Asked Questions
General Admissions Questions
Q: What is my ECU username and password?
A: Log on to East Carolina Website to find your Pirate ID
Q: How do I access my ECU e-mail account?
A: Visit ECU's Information Technology and Computing Services web page for start up, assistance, and troubleshooting with you ECU e-mail account.
Graduate School Questions
Q: How do I know if I have been accepted into the Graduate School?
A: You will receive written notification within a few weeks of applying to the Graduate School.
You may also e-mail Kelly Bass to check the status of your application.
Q: How do I register for classes?
A: Go to OneStop > Tools > Banner Self Service > Student and Financial Aid > Registration > Look Up Classes and determine the classes you would like to take.
Complete the Departmental Registration Form and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be notified via e-mail when you have been registered for your requested classes.
When you have received confirmation for registration, you may pay by mail, phone or in person.
Q: Where do I find a course syllabus?
A: Contact the course instructor.
Q: Are there Graduate Assistantships available?
A: We send out information regarding assistantships to your Piratemail account before the start of each semester.
Q: How do I drop a course?
A: Before Drop/Add deadline: Contact Kelly Bass
After Drop/Add deadline: E-mail email@example.com
The e-mail needs to include:
Note!! You will receive a confirmation e-mail once processed.
- Your full name
- Banner ID
- Course prefix
- Course number
- Section number
- Reason for wanting to drop
Q: Where are the textbook requirements?
A: Go to OneStop > Tools > Textbook Listing (center of the page)
Dowdy Student Stores Textbook list
Q: How do I register for graduation?
A: Fill out the Graduation Application and submit one copy to firstname.lastname@example.org and another copy to email@example.com.