Annual Events


ECSU American and International Education Week

American and International Education Week is an annual weeklong celebration of the power of education, especially public education, to face challenges not only in the United States, but also across the globe. Learn More.

Black History Month

Black History Month celebrates African Americans and the World.  Learn More.

Chancellor's Color Run

Join us for the annual Chancellor's Color Run. Learn More.

Down East Viking Classics

It's never too soon to prepare for graduation. Are you ready? Learn More.

ECSU Martin Luther King Day

Get Involved Vikings! Let us come together on this day and service our community. Learn More.

Down East Viking Classics

Fans have the opportunity to enjoy a CIAA football game, golf challenge, college and regional high school bands, and a variety of social and entertainment activities.

fall candlelighting

The Fall Convocation and Candle Lighting Service welcomes ECSU's new freshman class and provides them with a formal introduction to the underlying purpose of ECSU and the university's expectations of them as students. Learn More.

ECSU Founders Day

Join us in celebrating the anniversary
 of Elizabeth City State University! Learn More.

ECSU Founders Day Gala

The ECSU Foundation and its contributors have provided scholarship assistance to hundreds of Viking students. Learn More.


Join us for one of our biggest events of the year.  Learn More.


Join us as we recognize and celebrate students who have earned academic honors during this annual event. 

ECSU Viking Fest

April 9-15, 2018  Learn More.


February 3, 2018!  Learn More.