Next Steps for New Students

 

Congratulations on your acceptance to Elizabeth City State University!

Now that you have been accepted, there are a few important steps you must complete to become a part of the Viking Family.  This webpage and your Enrollment Handbook is designed to help you adjust to your first-year at Elizabeth City State University. Welcome to the home of the Mighty Viking!

 

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

Due NOW: ECSU Housing application and $125 fee due
Due NOW: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Due NOW: Register for Orientation and Pay your Enrollment & Orientation Fees
Due NOW: Verify your In-State Residency via RDS (if applicable)
06/30/17: Official Final Transcripts DUE
06/30/17: Complete and submit Student Health/Immunization Records Form
08/11/17: Last day for New Student Orientation
08/01/17: Tuition payment due

 

FINAL DOCUMENTS NEEDED

Preferred Deadline: June 30, 2017

New Incoming Students: You must submit the following supporting documents:

Official FINAL high school transcript, signed, sealed and sent from the institution directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (address listed below).
Official FINAL college transcript, signed, sealed and sent from the institution directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (address listed below).

 
 
The submission of a final or complete transcript from the last school attended is the responsibility of the student.
Early College Students and those with transferable college work, make sure your final college transcript is sent to the Admissions Office prior to your New Student Orientation session to ensure you are registered for the correct courses your first semester.

Send Official Documents to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Elizabeth City State University

1704 Weeksville Road

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

 

The University reserves the right to withdraw any offer of admission if the applicant fails to satisfy all requirements prior to the beginning of the first semester of enrollment. Students who have not fulfilled minimum admission requirements will be withdrawn from the University.

 

VERIFY YOUR RESIDENCY (FOR TUITION PURPOSES)

If you recently applied and are seeking in-state residency for tuition purposes, there is a new centralized residency procedure that will have to be completed. This centralized process is known as the Residency Determination Service (RDS). In order for a student to receive the benefits of in-state tuition and/or State Student Aid, a residency determination from RDS is required. A student generally only has to complete the RDS one time instead of seeking separate residency determinations at multiple colleges and universities. To learn more about residency and to complete a determination, go to www.NCresidency.org.

 

STUDENT HOUSING APP

Preferred Deadline: June 30, 2017

The 2017-18 Housing Application process is underway! To apply for on-campus housing, you must complete the housing application (click HERE for Housing Application) and pay the $125 fee. Room assignments will be sent to you after your fee has been received. For More information about ECSU Housing and Residence Life, contact us at 252-335-3090.

 

SUBMIT SHOT RECORDS

Preferred Deadline: June 30, 2017

By N.C. law (GS 130A-152) and as part of the enrollment process for fall 2017, you must complete the new Student Immunizations requirements by submitting the form (Click HERE for student Health Form) and a copy of your up-to-date immunization records. For more information, contact ECSU Student Health Services at 252.335.3267

 

WAIVE OR ACCEPT YOUR STUDENT INSURANCE

Preferred Deadline: September 30, 2017

This form should be completed prior to the start of classes. Students who do not waive the insurance will be automatically enrolled in ECSU’s insurance. Students who have a comparable health insurance plan should log onto www.bcbsnc.com/student to waive the fee by September 30 for the fall semester and January 30 for the spring semester.

 

PARKING PERMIT REGISTRATION

For students who plan to bring a car to campus, a parking permit is required. For more information about ECSU parking information, click HERE. Complete your parking permit request while on campus for orientation. (Yes, new students are allowed to request a parking permit to have a car on campus!)

 

FINANCIAL AID, TUITION DUE DATE & PAYMENT OPTIONS

At this point, you can complete your Financial Aid for ECSU including our FAFSA Code (002926).

To check your financial award status:
1. Login to ECSU Self Service Banner Self SSB
2. Click Enter Secure Area
3. Click Student Financial Aid
4. Click Financial Aid
5. Click "My Eligibility" to see if additional documents are needed
6. Click "My Award Information" to view your award for the year.

Please check your personal email account for information from our Financial Aid office including information on additional documentation needed to process your aid.  For more information you can contact Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships via phone at 252.335.3283 or 800.529.8146 or via e-mail at financial_aid@ecsu.edu

Fall 2017 payments are due July 31, 2017. You can pay your bill online via an electronic check or credit card. Need more time? Set-up a payment plan. You can pay in person on campus with cash, money order or check. Click HERE for more information.

 

REGISTER FOR NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

Preferred Registration Deadline: August 1, 2017

Newly admitted students are required to attend New Student Orientation (NSO). Be sure to sign-up!  See the NSO Sessions with availability below.

Dates for New Freshmen Students Dates for New Transfer Students

 Session I: Friday, June 23, 2017

 

 Session II: Friday, July, 14, 2017

 Session I: Thursday, July 13, 2017

 Session III: Friday, August, 11, 2017

 Session II: Friday, August 11, 2017

 

To Register, click HERE.

 

To check the status of a session and for more details, take a peek at our New Student Orientation’s website.


 

GET YOUR VIKING ONE ID CARD (Student ID):

You will have your picture taken for your Viking ID card when you attend New Student Orientation. You can pick up your ID card upon arrival at the beginning of the semester. Your ID card will serve as your access to residential facilities, cafeteria, workout facilities, sporting events, campus events, and more!

 

GET INFORMED, STAY INFORMED

As you make the big leap from high school to college, we know and understand that things can get lost in translation. To help keep you and your parent(s)/guardian(s) informed, the Academic Calendar can guide you all around your schedule.

 

VISIT the HOME of the MIGHTY VIKINGS!!

To schedule an In-person Visit, click HERE.

 

SPREAD THE WORD

ECSU Social Media: You've been admitted to ECSU!  What now? Spread the word and share with your friends and family about ECSU via social media on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook using our social media handles and #VikingPride #ChooseECSU.

 

FAMILY FUN FOR ALL

Our New Student Program is more than just orientation. We have a wide range of activities for you and your family such as New Viking Days. Want to know more? Click HERE.

 

New Viking Days

·       August 11, 2017 Freshman Move-In

  • Students who attended the June and July New & Transfer Student Orientation sessions can begin moving into their Residence Hall room between 8:00AM and 5:00PM.
  • Students who attend the August New & Transfer Student Orientation session can move into their Residence Hall room at the close of Orientation.

 

·       August 11, 2017 Parent/Family Send-Off Reception

  • Are your parents and/or family members bringing you to college?
    We want to meet them at the Send-Off Reception before they say their last goodbyes to you and drive home.  Have refreshments with the Chancellor, Student Leaders, Faculty, and Administrators - get to know your new Viking Family.

 

·       August 13, 2017 Viking Kick-Off!

  • We're starting the academic year off with a high energy pep-rally for all students, including YOU!