Get Ready December Graduates!

Commencement for the Class of 2022 will take place on December 10, 2022. Stay in touch for details and plans to celebrate this special moment.  FAQs for Graduates and Guests.

Keynote Speaker

12th Congressional District of North Carolina

Dr. Alma S. Adams was elected to her fourth full term representing the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina on November 3, 2020. After winning a special election in November 2014, Congresswoman Adams was sworn in immediately as the 100th woman elected to the 113th Congress.  

Representative Adams serves on the Committee on Financial Services; Committee on Education & Labor and the Committee on Agriculture. She holds committee leadership roles as Chairwoman of the Committee on Education & Labor’s Subcommittee on Workforce Protections and Vice Chairwoman of the Committee on Agriculture. Congresswoman Adams also serves on the following subcommittees:  Civil Rights and Human Services (Committee on Education and Labor); Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations (Committee on Agriculture) and Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Financial Services). One of her outstanding legislative accomplishments is the enactment of H.R. 5363, the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act that permanently provides funding totaling $255 million a year for all Minority-Serving Institutions, including $85 million for HBCUs. Read More. 




Class of 2022!



Explore some of the picture perfect moments from the 174th Commencement Ceremony. 

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Missed the live-stream?  Watch the full ceremony broadcast.




Contact Us: 

Information about all commencement activities will continue to be shared via email, online, and through ECSU social media channels. If you have specific questions, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs, (252) 335-2880.  

With Viking Pride,

University Commencement Committee