Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity at ECSU

Elizabeth City State University is committed to promoting and cultivating a campus environment that intentionally welcomes, respects, and celebrates difference. ECSU embraces individual difference by recognizing everyone’s unique contribution to our campus and community and values inclusion and our goal is to ensure that our campus community is diverse and inclusive for all. This includes, but is not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, ideology, marital status, linguistic difference, and physical appearance.

ECSU offers many opportunities for students to engage with others from diverse backgrounds, as well as support programs and services for diverse students.

Training that provides an understanding of the military-affiliated student experience. Green Zone participants learn more about the issues and concerns that miliary connected students and dependents face and the resources available to assist this population. For more information, contact the Office of Military and Veteran Affairs. 

Training that increases awareness and sensitivity to issues of gender and sexuality. Safe Zone also creates a network of support, resources, and allies committed to supporting gender, sexuality, and identity issues reflected in our campus and local community. For more information, contact the PACE Center.

Commonly known as the period of time between move in and Thanksgiving break when college students across the country are statistically at a higher risk of experiencing sexual violence. During this time, activities and programs will be hosted to foster an informed student body. For more information, contact the Office of Title IX.

  • ECSU is committed to providing access to students who have disabilities. For resources and support with the accommodations request process, should consult with Accessibility & Testing Services.