Welcome to ECSU with VIKING PRIDE!
Thank you for entrusting your student to us here at ECSU. You can be assured that your student will have one of the most rewarding college experiences in the nation.
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
- COMPLETE FAFSA NOW
Need financial assistance to fund your student’s college education? Help your student(s) complete the FAFSA now. It opens on October 1. Be sure to include ECSU school code # 002926. Students and parents must request a Federal Student Aid ID to electronically sign the FAFSA. A Renewal FAFSA must be completed each academic year. Visit the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships website for details regarding FAFSA, financial aid and scholarships.
FINANCIAL AID VERIFICATION
Verification is a process mandated by the U.S. Department of Education requiring schools to verify self-reported data provided on the FAFSA to ensure its accuracy. The first question with Verification is “Have I been selected?” Not everyone has to turn these documents into the Financial Aid Office. If have been selected then you will receive an email about outstanding requirements and you will have the verification requirements posted to your SSB account. Visit the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships website for details regarding Verification.
FINANCIAL AID IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
PRE-PLANNING FOR BALANCE
CLAIMING N.C. RESIDENCY
If your student(s) claim(s) to be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes, he/she must complete the Residency Determination Service (RDS) interview process and provide the Admissions office with their Residency Certification Number (RCN) from RDS.
For more info and to complete the RDS online interview, visit www.NCresidency.org.
INTENT TO ENROLL
HEALTH INSURANCE REQUIREMENT
Students who do not provide verifiable health insurance information before the waiver deadline will be enrolled automatically in the UNC endorsed student health insurance plan and will be billed for the semester. The BCBS Student Blue health insurance policy is part of a UNC system-wide plan, negotiated each year through the insurance agent for the state of North Carolina.
Are you enrolled in a minimum of 6 on-campus credit hours?
- Are you required to pay the campus student health fee?
If you answered yes, do you have other health insurance coverage?
- If yes, Take action now to waive the mandatory insurance plan coverage.
- If no, you are automatically enrolled in the mandatory Student Health Insurance plan.
Visit the Student Health Services website for additional information regarding medical care at Student Health Services.
Congratulations on your student’s acceptance to Elizabeth City State University! New
Student Orientation (NSO) is mandatory for all newly admitted students. Orientation
begins prior to the fall semester. During orientation, you will receive information
about academic requirements and expectations, campus resources, student services,
meet with an academic advisor and register for courses. Visit the New Student Orientation webpage for more information.
By North Carolina law, students must complete the new student immunizations requirements
in order to become an enrolled student. Visit the Student Health Services website, for more information or contact Student Health Services at (252) 335-3267
or find out what immunizations are needed prior to New Student Orientation.
Interested in living on campus? The Housing Application process begins after your
student submits their Intent to Enroll. Visit the Housing and Residence Life website, to apply for on-campus housing or learn more about the ECSU community living
IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
Visit the dates and deadlines webpage, for important dates and deadlines that apply to the entire student population regarding admission applications and Financial Aid.