Get a head start on your next semester with Summer Classes at ECSU!

Elizabeth City State University's Summer School session provides graduate and undergraduate students from ECSU and other colleges and universities the opportunity to earn credits toward their degrees. It also provides extended learning opportunities for individuals who are seeking professional and personal development.  


Why choose ECSU for summer school courses? 

  • Stay on track to graduate on time
  • Complete required courses for your degree
  • Concentrate on one or two courses at a time


Who Should Attend?

  • Current ECSU students
  • Graduating high school seniors
  • Undergraduate students from other accredited institutions (transfer and transient)
  • University graduates interested in graduate work
  • Employees seeking professional development opportunities
  • Lifelong learners


Summer Calendars 24, 25, and 26



Yes. ECSU and Non-ECSU students are eligible to take classes during all summer school sessions.   Non-ECSU students must apply for admission to ECSU using the online application. The application fee is $30.

You will need to do the following:

1. Identify the course(s) you wish to take and obtain the necessary transient study permission from your school.
2. Complete the online Admissions Application
3. On the application, choose Summer 2024 for the Entering Term and Year, and select Transient for the Entering Status.
4. Once you submit your application, fax your Institution's approval of your transient study to the Admissions Office at 252-335-3537 or you may mail it with the required application fee.

Yes. Undergraduate courses with fewer than 13 students and graduate courses with fewer than eight (8) students are subject to cancellation.  Please consult with the academic department and/or the Summer School Office if you have concerns about whether or not your course will be cancelled. 

Please contact the Office of Admission and Recruitment at (252) 335-3305 

Please see the following links: Tuition and Fees and Office of Financial Aid.
A student can pursue a maximum twelve (12) total credit hours over the course of the summer sessions.
        Students may enroll in a maximum of six (6) credit hours in a single session.
Summer bills for the 1st 5 week and 8 week sessions are due on Friday, May 10, 2024. Bills for the 2nd 5 week session are due on Friday, June 21, 2024.

Faculty Resources

Student Resources

To learn more about Summer School, contact:

Dr. Kim Downing, LCSW, ACSW
Director of Summer School, Professor/Director of Social Work Program
STEM Complex Office 333