Traditions

Pirate Palooza

The first of two SAO’s bookend events that occurs at the beginning of every fall semester that welcomes new and returning students back to campus. Learn more here.


Halloween Havoc

SAO’s annual Halloween event planned for the ECU community and serves an alternative Halloween celebration for those students who don’t necessarily participate in the Uptown Greenville Halloween traditions


Winter Welcome

Occurs after every winter break to welcome students back to campus for the Spring Semester


Barefoot on the Mall

The last of two SAO bookend events and occurs on the last day of class every Spring semester as a “we made it” hoorah for the students and ECU Community for final exams and commencement


Late Night – Pirates After Dark​

Late night programming with free food and events occurring once a month during the fall and spring semester to offer students additional opportunities to get involved.

Pirates After Dark features opportunities such as: Parties, large inflatables, roller rinks, photo booths, make your own street signs and license plates, and much more.


Homecoming

We have a spirited homecoming week for students, alumni, and all of Pirate Nation! Learn more about each year here.