New Viking Days


New Viking Days is when the Freshman and Transfer Students take over the campus!  Students who are new to ECSU come to campus early to participate in activities designed to help them start their ECSU career on the right foot.  New Vikings will get a first-hand look at ECSU from a day and night time perspective...

This event is free of charge.


August 11th - Freshman Move-In
Gather your personal items and bring them to Elizabeth City to move in your Residence Hall Room.  There will be students, faculty, and staff waiting to help you carry your items into your new home!

  • 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 11th - 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 12th - Viking Odyssey
After the parents and family members have left, it is time to get down to business and fun.
Viking Odyssey is designed to be a full day and night of fun and educational activities.  Students will be split into groups to rotate through sessions and games to help aclimate to the campus, develop a better understanding on being successful at ECSU, and meet new people.  At night students will enjoy social activities that how to have a Viking good time!


April 13th -  Viking Kick-Off!
We're starting the academic year off with a high energy pep-rally for all students.
Mascot*Food*Band*Cheer*Athletes*Student Leaders*AND YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!