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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!

Monthly Parent Newsletter Online

Catch up on our monthly parent newsletter and past editions online here (

Spring 2015 Tuition Payment Plans Now Available

ECU Offers Tuition Payment Plans through the university's TouchNet Bill+Payment system.  Students and authorized users can enroll in an interest free installment plan each Fall and Spring Semester to spread the cost of tuition and fees over a number of payments during the term.   Enrollment for 5-pay and 4-pay installment plans are open through 5:00 PM on December 15, 2014.  Students can enroll in a 3-pay installment plan beginning on December 16, 2014 through January 8, 2015.

More information maybe found here or by contacting the Cashier's Office at 252-737-6886 or

Save the Date: Spring Parents Weekend 2015

Spring Parents Weekend 2015 will be held February 20th- 21st, 2014.  More information on schedules, hotels and ticketing will be available in October and November.

Fall Family Weekend Photos!

Thank you to all who attended Family Weekend 2014! Find your Family Weekend photo on our Facebook Page!


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 with your e-mail address and your student's class year.