To Obtain Your Login and Password

  • To obtain login information, click HERE to find out your username or reset your password.
    • New Students:
      •  You will need to wait 24 hours to reset your password have been accepted to ECU.
    • Former Students:
      • You should be able to complete a password reset at any time.
  • Make sure that you write down and keep your username and password in a safe place.

*Click HERE for step by step instructions (pdf).

To Enroll

  1. Login to Colleague Self-Service with your university username and password.
  2. Watch Student Tutorial.

To Access Your Online Courses

  • Log in to the Blackboard with your university username and password.
  • Make sure to log in every day!
    • Tips and tutorials on how to use Blackboard are found, HERE.

NOTE: Your classes will NOT appear until the first day of classes.

*Click HERE for step by step instructions (pdf).

To Access Your Student Email Account

  • Click HERE to access your student email.
  • Log in to your account with your ECU username and password.
    • The student email requires in the username field in order to successfully log in.
    • Use your same password with all other ECU accounts.
  • Click the blue box that says Mail.
  • NOTE: Microsoft Office 365 and your Student Email accounts are the only accounts that you will use your username with the

*Click HERE for step by step instructions (pdf).

To Purchase Textbooks

Visit the ECU Bookstore online to see if any of your courses will need textbooks for the upcoming semester, HERE.

To Learn More About Specific Graduate Degree Programs

Financial Aid Regulations for Graduate Students

Students, please be advised that the courses you choose to enroll in MUST be a required course or an elective course in your degree program. Financial Aid regulations dictate that any graduate student who is seeking financial aid must be enrolled in AT LEAST five (5) credit hours during the fall, spring, or summer semester and the courses MUST be in the degree program.

* Certificate Programs do not qualify for financial aid.