Welcome to the Office of Continuing Studies at East Carolina University. The Office of Continuing Studies serves as a bridge between the student at a distance and the academic and administrative units of the university. The office respects and understands the unique demands of the lifelong learner and is committed to assuring quality, accessible programs and services. The office supports the university in maintaining its leadership role in the areas of distance and technology enhanced learning both in our region and beyond. The educational and economic development of the citizens of its service area is a focal point for the office. The office partners with the academic and administrative units of the university to serve business, industry, the military, community colleges, and local school systems. Continuing Studies conducts its activities in partnership with all units of the university and encompasses Summer School, Distance and Extension Education, Continuing Professional Education, the Testing Center, Summer Study Abroad, and Military Outreach.