Graduation

Follow these Easy Steps to Apply for Graduation:

  1. Complete the Masters Degree Application
    1. Online available through myECU.
  2. Students with Electives (Secondary Education – Academic Discipline - 0834, Human Resources - 0891, Psychological Services - 0860) or 2nd Masters degrees MUST complete a Program checksheet with their advisor.
    1. See bottom of page for Program Checksheets
    2. Meet with your advisor to get approval with signature from your advisor.
    3. Turn your approved form in to the School of Graduate Studies.
    4. Make sure that your Student ID# is on your approved Program Checksheet before turning in your form.
  3. Substitutions
    1. Complete a Substitution form with your advisor for any course that will be taken that is not on your Program Checksheet and make sure that it is on file with the School of Graduate Studies Office.
  4. Transfer Work
    1. Make sure that an official transcript with grades posted is on file and has been recorded by the Records Office to your ECU transcript.
    2. Complete a Substitution form with your advisor and make sure that it is on file with the School of Graduate Studies Office.
  5. Check Student Email Account
    1. Check your ECU email frequently and stay in communication with your advisor and the School of Graduate Studies.
    2. All communication about graduation will be done through your student email.
  6. Pay the graduation fee of $75 to the Bursar’s Office. 
    1. Please mail payment directly to the Bursar’s Office.
    2. Make sure to clarify that the money is for the graduation fee.
    3. The fee is due when applying for graduation.

Note: Applying by the application deadline will guarantee that the graduate will have their name printed in the commencement program. However, degree applications submitted after the deadline will not prevent candidates from participating in the commencement ceremony.

Important dates:

Semester Application Available Application Deadline Commencement
Spring 2017 November 1, 2016 January 23, 2017 May 6, 2017 @ 2 pm
Summer 2017 February 1, 2017 April 7, 2017 May 6, 2017 @ 2 pm
Fall 2017 March 15, 2017 August 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 @ 10 am
Spring 2018 November 1, 2017 January 29, 2018 May 12, 2018 @ 2 pm
Summer 2018 February 1, 2018 April 6, 2018 May 12, 2018 @ 2 pm
Fall 2018 March 15, 2018 TBA TBA

Commencement Information:

  1. Commencement exercises for bachelors and masters candidates will be held in the Kerr Activity Center. The ceremony will take place for all students completing degree requirements for the semester. Candidates should report to the ECU Cafeteria before the ceremony. Instructions relating to the exercises are given at that time. In case of heavy rain, meet in Room 202 Kerr Activity Center. PLEASE BE ON TIME. Attendance at commencement exercises is expected of all candidates. Please report to the name card table when you arrive. (For directions to the cafeteria, please contact the Admissions and Records Office.)
  2. Persons who need special accommodations for the ceremony because of a physical condition should contact the Office of Admissions and Records as soon as possible.
  3. You may pick up your cap and gown from the ECU Bookstore. Graduation announcements may be purchased at the ECU bookstore also.
  4. Candidates who wait to apply until last minute for their degree may not have their name listed in the commencement program, as they have to have time to be printed.
  5. It is requested that women wear dress clothes and that men wear dark slacks and a tie. Corsages, ornamental accessories, or lettering on the hat may not be worn. Honor cords and organizational sashes are allowed.
  6. Do not bring personal items with you. You will not be allowed to carry any items during the ceremony. They will be collected and taken to the Office of Admissions and Records for pick up immediately following the ceremony. in the case of cold weather or drizzle, a table will be available for coats and umbrellas as you enter the stairs at Kerr Center.
  7. Because masters candidates will receive their degrees as a group prior to the bachelors candidates, please be prepared to participate in the entire ceremony. Candidates should not leave until the commencement exercises are completed in their entirety. 

For more information about the graduation ceremony, please check the Admissions and Records Graduation Page.


M.Ed. Education

Elementary Education - 0800 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016

Reading - 0820 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016

Secondary Education - 0830 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016

Secondary Education - Educational Technology - 0832 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Secondary Education - Sports Administration - 0833 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Secondary Education - Academic Discipline - 0834 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

School Counselor - 0843 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Special Education - 0850 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Library Media - 0900 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Educational Leadership - 0980 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

MiM Management - 1020

Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2016-2017

M.S. Accounting - 0970

Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

M.S. Human Resources

Human Resources - 0891 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Clinical Mental Health Counseling - 0892 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016

Clinical Rehabilitation and Clinical Mental Health Counseling - 0894 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Criminal Justice - 0895 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Certificate in Human Resources (Addictions Counseling) - 0990 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

M.S. Psychology

Track A- Community/Clinical - 0860 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

Track B- School - 0860 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017

School Psychologist Certificate in Psychological Services - 1000 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2015-2016 2016-2017

School Psychometrist Certificate in Psychological Service - 1010 - Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2015-2016 2016-2017

M.S. Water Resource Policy and Management - 1030

Select the appropriate checksheet beginning the year of continuous enrollment.

2016-2017