New Student Orientation

Click here to download the 2015 New Student Orientation Brochure. Admitted students will begin receiving this brochure by mail soon.
Click here to register online for New Student Orientation
Orientation Sessions 1 (June 15-16), 2 (June 17-18), 3 (June 22-23), 4 (June 24-25), 5 (June 29-30), 6 (July 1-2), 7 (July 6-7), and 8 (July 8-9) are closed.

Congratulations on your acceptance to ECU!  You will find that ECU is a warm and friendly campus with faculty and staff who are anxious to assist you in achieving your academic goals.  We have prepared an orientation program to assist you with the transition to the ECU community.  You will have the opportunity to meet with an advisor, attend academic sessions, take placement tests, and register for your classes.  A walking tour will be offered during check-in only, so arrive early if you would like a tour.

At orientation, you will learn strategies for student success, discover campus resources, meet other new students, get your ECU 1 Card, meet with an advisor, and register for classes. Please bring a picture ID (valid driver’s license, state-issued ID card, passport, or Military ID in order to receive your ECU 1 CARD.

The New Student Orientation Program is designed to:

  • Academically prepare you for your first semester through placement testing, meeting with an advisor, and registering for classes.
  • Make you aware of important academic rules and regulations.
  • Introduce student life and involvement.
  • Provide a taste of what college life at ECU is like.
  • Help you to learn your way around campus.
  • Let you meet your fellow Pirates!

Canoe Paddle and Float

Congrats on becoming a Pirate! You are one of 3,000+ new freshman to do so! Now how do you find your people, your friends? You're here to learn the in's and out's of ECU. During this 4 hour paddle you'll find some friends just like you....friends excited for college, who love being on the water, and who want to meet others.
Sundays, 1:00-5:00pm, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 5, and July 12
Thursdays, 3:15-6:30pm, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 9, and July 16
Cost: $15 per person
For more information and to sign up, visit the Campus Recreation and Wellness Summer Orientation Paddle Trips site.

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