Spring 2023 University Commencement
Friday, May 5, 2023 at 10 am in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
East Carolina University will host an in-person university commencement ceremony at Dowdy-Ficklen Staidium on May 5, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. to recognize and celebrate Spring 2023 and Summer 2023 graduates.
All ECU spring 2023 graduates and eligible summer 2023 graduates, including those earning undergraduate, masters, doctoral and professional degrees, will be REQUIRED to complete an RSVP form to participate in the university commencement ceremony. The RSVP deadline is April 14.
The required RSVP process will assist with logistical planning, guest seating and safety protocols. Students who have completed the RSVP no later than April 14 will receive additional emailed instructions. Guest tickets are not required for the university ceremony in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Graduates: Click below to RSVP for the 2023 Spring University Commencement Ceremony. This link will only be active until April 14, 2023
College of Business Graduate Recognition Ceremonies
The COB graduate recognition ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 in the Main Campus Student Center Ballrooms.
COB #1, 9:00 am
Department of Finance and Insurance
Department of Management
Miller School of Entrepreneurship
COB #2, 12:00 pm
Department of Accounting
School of Hospitality Leadership
Department of Management Information Systems
Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management
COB #3, 3:00 pm
The Thomas D. Arthur Graduate School of Business:
Master of Business Administration
Master of Science in Accounting
Master of Science in Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality
Please RSVP for COB departmental recognition ceremonies by 5:00 pm on Monday, March 20th
There are 3 steps to participate in the festivities!
- Complete your application for graduation with the registar’s office (if you have not already done so): Graduation Information | Office of the Registrar | ECU
- Register for the University Commencement Ceremony: CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR THE 2023 SPRING UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
- Register for the COB Graduate Recognition Ceremonies: CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR THE SPRING 2023 COLLEGE OF BUSINESS DEPARTMENTAL RECOGNITION CEREMONIES
Tickets are required for the COB departmental recognition ceremonies. Graduates in the 9:00 am and 12:00 pm ceremonies will receive 4 tickets, and graduates in the 3:00 pm ceremony will receive 6 tickets (graduating students do not need a ticket). Infants and children up to age 3 that can sit on a lap will not need a ticket. Tickets will be available at the Central Ticket Office in April. Dates will be sent in a later email. Students coded as online in the system will have their tickets mailed. Additional tickets may be available once ticket pick-up is ended (we are waiting to hear that date). There is no guarantee that there will be additional tickets available. Please complete the Extra Ticket Request Form if extra tickets are needed: CLICK HERE TO REQUEST EXTRA TICKETS
Please contact Karen Kus at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.