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Get in gear for the games! Check out new ECU Adidas and other apparel at Dowdy!


Go for the Gold Sale, Thurs - Sat, Oct. 27 - 29

It's the Paint it GOLD Game!

Be sure to stop in before or after the Parade for our Saturday Specials!

Free Game Day Button with Purchase (while they last)
Pick a Key to the Treasure Chest
Football Selfie Station

Sales throughout the store!

Show us your class ring & will give you a 1% discount for each year you've been away
up to 30% OFF any regular price apparel or logo gift item!

In-store only. No other discounts apply. Prior purchases and purchases of gift cards excluded.

Get Yours for the Paint it Black football game rescheduled for Saturday, November 19th
AND great for Halloween night!

Awesome reflective imprint tee, available in short sleeve & long sleeve.
Download the LiveSafe App and get your tee for HALF PRICE!

GooglePlay for Android
Apple Store for iPhone
Play it Safe after Dark, Pirates!

Paint It Black

No other discounts apply. In-store only. Discount applies only if LiveSafe app is displayed on phone to cashier.

You'll find a variety of ECU Alumni apparel and logo gifts and merchandise at Dowdy Student Stores in Wright Building.  Feel free to stop by any time you're on campus, or give us a call, (252) 328-6731.

No Kid Fights Alone Tees 
Cool Tees for a Cause

No Kid Fights Alone!  Show your support during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September with the purchase of a #GoGold t-shirt at Dowdy Student Stores, the Health Sciences Bookstore, and Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium shops.  $4 from each tee will be split between Riley's Army and Camp Rainbow, a summer camping experience for children with cancer or hemophilia supported by the Brody School of Medicine and ECU Medical Foundation.

Be part of the crew that supports Pirate students!  Buying through Dowdy directly supports ECU students and student programming!

Shop Online for ECU Apparel and Merchandise

Looking for Upcoming Class Ring Events at Dowdy
Jostens is the Official Class Ring vendor for East Carolina. Shop for your ring in the lobby of Dowdy during special On Campus visits. Click here for a list of dates and more information.

Shop our online store for a tremendous variety of officially licensed Pirate apparel and gifts! Many items carried online are not found in our Wright Building location or Medical Bookstore. See Web site for details.

Dowdy Student Stores, the only bookstore owned and operated by East Carolina University

Standard Contest and Sale Information: 

Contests and Drawings are held at Dowdy Student Stores periodically. Dowdy employees are not eligible. An ECU 1 Card must be shown for winners to receive prize; however certain exclusions may apply in cases such as alumni or visitors to campus when written on entry forms or promotional materials. No prize substitutions permitted. Winners must be 18 years of age or older. Winners must sign ECU prize report, accepting regulation that prize value may impact Financial Aid. No purchase necessary to enter or win contests. Other rules may be established for specific contests or promotions.

Sales and Discounts:  Advertised and unadvertised sales of discounts, to include buy/get, percentage off of price of merchandise, etc. is based on regular retail price, unless specified.  No other discounts or coupons can be applied to a sale price. Sales are in-store only, to include Wright Building store, and when specified, Brody Building store. Online and athletic venues are excluded, unless specifically designated. Only officially-licensed East Carolina University trademarked or registered imprinted apparel and gifts are included. "Gifts" include East Carolina University logo, trademarked, copyrighted, or slogan imprinted merchandise with exclusions. Prior purchases, special orders, and purchases of gift cards are excluded from discounts. Sales are limited to current stock and no rain checks will be issued.  Quantities of merchandise purchased may be limited by management. Computer hardware, software, technology-related merchandise, Apple® products, computer supplies and accessories, textbooks, rentals, CoursePacks, clickers, trade books, periodicals, school supplies, sundries, food, art department supplies, kits and metals, as well as any other non-logo imprinted merchandise are excluded from discounts.  These, as well as any other specified by management, will apply as exclusions from all ECU Dowdy Student Stores sales, promotions, and coupons. Typographical errors may occur due to human error.  These errors will be clarified as soon as possible.

Away Game Points Sales:  Promotion is held for 2 business days following AWAY football games, and only when East Carolina WINS the game. A percentage discount is given on regular price apparel and gift merchandise, equal to 1% for each point scored by ECU. There is a maximum discount of 30%.   For example, if ECU beat NC State 28-3, Dowdy would have a sale featuring 28% OFF reg apparel and gifts.  If, for example, the Pirates trampled the Tarheels 54-6 -- as proud as we would be -- we would have to cap our discount at 30% for the sale.  No other coupons, offers, or discounts are accepted in conjunction with these sales. Prior purchases are excluded. No special orders. See "Sales and Discounts" above for other disclosures.

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Owned & operated by East Carolina University, our profits are returned to scholarships and campus programs. When you shop with Dowdy Students Stores, you are helping to support ECU students.