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Graduation Fees


ECSU Graduates

The graduating class commencement fee is $50.00.  There is a $65.00 fee for the cost of an undergraduate commencement cap and gown and $79.00 fee for a graduate cap and gown.

The fee covers the cost of your commencement, cap, gown and 10 complimentary commencement invitations.  The University encourages you to use only "official" commencement invitations. Additional invitations may be purchased from ECSU.  Please pay your commencement fee at the cashier's window and pay your cap and gown at the Bookstore where you will receive your cap, gown and invitations.

All commencement fees MUST be paid by cash, MasterCard, Visa or money order (no checks will be accepted).

For December graduates, all commencement fees MUST be paid by November 15, 2013; and for May graduates, all commencement fees MUST be paid by April 16, 2014.

Return Books and Mail Box Keys

Please return all books to the ECSU Book Rental in Lester Hall and mail box keys to the ECSU Post Office in Ridley Hall by Wednesday, December 11, 2013 for December graduates; and by Thursday, May 1, 2014 for May graduates.

For questions concerning your clearance for commencement, please feel free to call 252-335-3566.