ECU Orientation

New Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to East Carolina University! 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. Orientation enables you to make a smooth transition into academic and campus life at ECU. You will be introduced to ECU’s community, learn about resources available to assist you in making a smooth transition, and receive information to help you be successful as a student at ECU.

New Student Orientation for Freshmen Students

Registration is now open
For freshmen entering for Fall 2024, orientation sessions will be held on the following dates:

  • June 10th – 11th* (Session Closed)
  • June 12th – 13th (Session Closed)
  • June 17th – 18th (Session Closed)
  • June 19th – 20th (Session Closed)
  • June 24th – 25th (Session Closed)
  • June 26th –  27th (Session Closed)
  • July 1st – 2nd
  • July 8th – 9th
  • July 10th – 11th
  • July 15th – 16th

* Honors Students should sign up for Session 1 (June 10/11) or Session 6 (June 26/27). Brinkely-Lane Scholars must sign up for Session 6.

Students will register through PiratePort after they pay their $100 enrollment deposit.

Students are required to attend both days of orientation.

New Student Orientation for Transfer Students

For transfer students entering for Fall 2024, the dates are:

  • April 19th
  • May 30-31 (overnight stay)

Transfer students have the option of attending one of the in-person orientation sessions or to complete the online orientation.

Registration is now open for those dates. You can register through PiratePort for orientation after you pay your $100 enrollment deposit.

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