At East Carolina University, athletic and academic excellence are inseparable goals
for student-athletes. The University is committed to the academic success and graduation of
students participating in its athletic programs.
The Department of Athletics supports this commitment with extensive academic support services in order to maximize the success of every
Under the direction of the ECU Student
Development Staff, Pirate student-athletes have
reached new heights in academic achievement
during the past few years, including having 11
student-athletes named to Capitol One CoSIDA Academic All-America teams.
The ECU Athletics Department is committed to its Student
Development Program and the understanding that student-athletes become well-rounded in all aspects of life. The primary
goals for the Student Development Program are:
•;To support in the efforts of every student-athlete who
attends ECU to earn a degree.
•;To provide assistance for the student-athlete in the development of values, emphasizing the qualities of leadership.
•;To enhance the interpersonal relationships and
communication skills of the student-athlete.