Frequently Asked Questions for Faculty & Staff

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

The Spring 2018 University Commencement will be held Friday evening, May 4th at 7:00pm in Dowdy Ficklen Stadium.  The rain date is Saturday morning, May 5th at 9:00am at Dowdy Ficklen Stadium.  Check back to this site later in the spring for an RSVP link. 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 able after May 3, 2018.

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 is held at Dowdy Ficklen Stadium and will be held rain or shine.  In the event of dangerous weather, please monitor the ECU alert web site for an announcement concerning cancellation of the event.