Frequently Asked Questions for Faculty & Staff

I would like to participate in the main university ceremony.  What do I need to do?

The Spring 2019 University Commencement will be held Friday evening, May 3rd at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Faculty wishing to be a part of the ceremony should RSVP.  Please check back to this site closer to the event for more information about the RSVP.  After registering, a separate confirmation email will be sent along with a printable parking pass for the event.

I lost my parking pass!  How do I get another one?

Please contact Dr. Mary Beth Corbin, co-chair for ECU Commencement, at to request a new pass.  Note! Replacement parking passes will not be available after May 2, 2019.

I need to rent regalia.  Where do I go?

Contact or visit Dowdy Student Stores.

What happens in the case of rain?

The Spring ceremony will be held rain/or shine in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. In the event of severe weather the event may be moved to Williams Arena in Minges Coliseum.  Any announcements will be made via ECU Official social media and the ECU website (  If a rain date is needed, it will be on Saturday, May 4th at 9am at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.