Supporting Transition and Education Through Planning and Partnerships

We Support Pirates™ Who Learn Differently

The ECU STEPP Program is a transformative initiative that supports students with learning disabilities to achieve a college education. By providing access and comprehensive support students are able to achieve their academic goals at East Carolina University.

Explore STEPP


On Campus

Ready to board the ship? Visit the STEPP Cove to learn about our services and admission process.

January 19, 2024 at 2 pm
February 16, 2024 at 9 am
March 22, 2024 at 2 pm
April 12, 2024 at 9 am



Have the ship come to you! Attend STEPP’s virtual options to learn about our services and admission process.

January 23, 2024 at 4 pm (EST)
February 27, 2024 at 4 pm (EST)
March 28, 2024 at 4 pm (EST)
April 3, 2024 at 4 pm (EST)


LIVE Stream Events

Set sail with us LIVE on social media! Join STEPP for various live streams, including Q&A opportunities.

January 17, 2024 at 5:30 pm (EST)
February 13, 2024 at 5:30 pm (EST)
March 27, 2024 at 5:30 pm (EST)
April 15, 204 at 5:30 pm (EST)

Applications Open Dec. 19

Get ready, future Pirates! The Application for the 2025 Cohort opens on Dec. 19 at 8 a.m. Stay tuned to our website for application updates.

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