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  • Physical/Ambulatory
  • Neurodiverse
  • Deaf & Hard of Hearing
  • Vision/Blind
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General Information
East 5th Street
Greenville , North Carolina 27858-4353

Disability Resource Office

Disabilty Support Services
Rm 138, Slay Hall,
Greenville, North Carolina 27858
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About East Carolina University

East Carolina University, located in Greenville, North Carolina, is a highly esteemed public institution that offers a wide range of academic programs. Established in 1907 as a teacher training school, the university has grown into a comprehensive research university dedicated to providing quality education to its students.

Situated in the heart of eastern North Carolina, East Carolina University offers a vibrant and dynamic learning environment that combines a strong liberal arts foundation with professional and specialized fields of study. With its prime location, students have access to a wealth of opportunities both on and off campus.

Academically, East Carolina University offers over 150 undergraduate degree programs across 12 colleges and schools, including the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Engineering and Technology, and the Brody School of Medicine, among others. These diverse academic offerings ensure that students can find their passion and pursue their chosen career path. Whether it’s business, healthcare, arts, sciences, or education, East Carolina University equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in their chosen fields.

The university prides itself on its commitment to accessibility and inclusion, striving to create an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed. Earning a score of 1 on the 4-year accessibility scale, East Carolina University is dedicated to providing a supportive and nurturing campus for all students. This commitment to accessibility is embodied in its numerous support services, including academic advising, counseling, and career development assistance.

Beyond academics, East Carolina University offers a vibrant campus life that fosters personal growth and development. With over 400 student organizations, students have ample opportunities to get involved, make friends, and pursue their passions. From academic clubs to cultural and recreational groups, there is something for everyone. Additionally, the university’s Division I athletics program provides a sense of pride and community, as students rally together to support their Pirates.

The surrounding area of Greenville, North Carolina, further enhances the student experience at East Carolina University. Known for its strong sense of community and Southern charm, Greenville offers a variety of cultural, recreational, and natural attractions. Students can explore the local art scene, enjoy live performances at the theater, or attend sporting events. In addition, Greenville is a hub for healthcare, providing unique opportunities for students pursuing careers in the medical field.

In conclusion, East Carolina University is a prestigious public institution that provides students with a well-rounded education and a supportive environment for success. With its extensive academic offerings, commitment to accessibility, vibrant campus life, and the charm of the surrounding area, East Carolina University offers an enriching and rewarding college experience.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Exam Accomodations
  • Qualified Readers
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Scribe Services
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)

    Services Provided

    • Priority Enrollment
    • Residence Hall Accommodations
    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Medical leave
    • Reduced courseload

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    • Student Health Services
    • Mental Health Support Services
    • The library(ies)
    • Institution Online Platforms
    • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
    • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    • Student Housing
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    • On-Campus Transit

    Services Provided

    • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
    • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations
    • Service and Emotional Support Animals
    • Study Abroad Program Accommodations