Nominate a deserving family for the "Family of the Year" Award. This award is intended to celebrate the supportive role parents and families play in the lives of students and the University community. Honoring outstanding parents and families helps remind the East Carolina University community that families are an essential part of the support network for our students.
Nominations will close March 24, 2017. View the nomination form and requirements here.
Catch up on our monthly Parent Newsletter and past editions online at www.ecu.edu/parentnews. If you would like to receive a monthly email with the newsletter, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the Parents Association Today!
Parents Association Members receive:
Monthly Pirate Parent e-newsletter, parent hotline and email assistance, opportunity to be entered for one free semester of textbooks from Dowdy Student Stores (Fall 2016), opportunity for your student to apply for one of five (5) $2,000 Parents Association Scholarships (2017-18 school year), discount coupon for Dowdy Student Stores, important dates magnet, parent calendar, Proud Pirate Parent car decal, parent tote*, parent tumbler**.
Parents Association Membership is through a $40.00 gift to the Parents Fund. Membership is per household mailing address. Four-year memberships are available for a $100.00 gift to the Parents Fund.
Annual members or members with more than one ECU
student can renew their membership with an additional Annual Membership or
convert to a Lifetime Membership anytime for a fee of $65.00.
*Parent tote available at new student orientation and family weekend only **parent tumbler for four year memberships only.
What's Going on This Week for Students?
Want to know about activities available for your student this week- check out the website for the Pirate 411. A weekly email to students updating them on campus news and activities.
Make Time for Title IX
ECU Cares is an anonymous way students, staff, faculty members and others can immediately seek help or report concerning behavior. It connects the university community directly with campus resources for a wide variety of support services. The ECU Cares hotline is 252-737-5555 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Additional information and online reporting may be found on the