About Financial Aid

Online Students are encouraged to fill out the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA).

Detailed information on financial aid can be obtained from the Office of Student Financial Aid. You may want to research possible grants and scholarships from outside sources. You can reach the Financial Aid Office at 252-328-6610 or by visiting their website.

Setting up a Bookstore Account with Financial Aid or Scholarship Funds

In order for a student to pay for textbooks with financial aid or any type of scholarship, money must be deferred to a bookstore account.
For more information, click here and select the Bookstore tab under the Spending Accounts section, then scroll down to #2.

Refunding of Tuition and Fees

Student refunds are handled electronically via TouchNet. Students currently access TouchNet through ECU Pirate Port web portal to view bills, make payments, view, download, and print 1098-T tax statements, and set up tuition payment plans.
For full details about tuition refunds see the Tuition Refund Policy page.

Click here for ECU’s Estimated Cost of Attendance page.