K.E. White Graduate Center


The Kermit E. White Center of Elizabeth City State University  mission is to be the premier local conferencing center by providing a modern, technologically advanced meeting facility with quality customer service, attention to detail and professionalism.

The facility currently houses the Community Development Office, the Alumni Relations Office, the Small Business & Technology Development Center, the Legacy Rooms, the University Art Gallery and the K.E. White Rental Office. 

Opened in 1982, K.E. White is located east of the main campus on Weeksville Road. The building offers space and services necessary to create a favorable atmosphere for educational, business, professional and civic & government activities with ample parking for several hundred vehicles.

The convenient, restful locale can accommodate small group conferences as well as large meetings and dinners. The conference / seminar rooms vary in size in order to provide the appropriate ambience to its customers, both internal and external.


Capacity Size Seating Capacity Banquet Capacity
Rooms 117-118-124 78x100 700 400
Room 117 (half) 78x50 300 200
Room 124 (quarter) 29x50 175 100

Conference Rooms

Capacity Size Seating Capacity Banquet Capacity
Room 107 32x48 80 50
Room 114A   20 N/A
Room 130 30x38 60 50


Standard items included in rental Available
(may vary)
Round Table - 72"x72" 36
Rectangle Table - 72"x31" 48
Round Table - 60"x60" 10
Round Table - 48"x48" 22
Standard Chair 400
Large Stage - 4'x8'x32" 20 pc
Small Riser - 6'x8'x24" 2 pc


Hours of Operation

M-W-F 1:30pm-4:30pm
Tue-Thurs 8:30am-12:30pm
Sat By appointment only


Mailing Address:
K.E. White Graduate Center
1704 Weeksville Rd
Campus Box 808
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone: 252-335-3317
Fax: 252-335-3322
Email: kewhiteeventplanner@ecsu.edu

Physical Address:
Corner of Weeksville Rd and Edgewood Dr


NOTE: Phone calls and emails to check availability of date is not confirmation for reservation. No user applicant should make any commitments, release any advertising or take any action committing use of K.E. White facilities until a confirmation agreement is received.