ECU cancels classes for the week: students should not return to campus


GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – Due to anticipated flooding, ECU will not hold classes this week. Students should not report to campus. Employees should observe Cond. 2 of UNC weather policy.

The following email was sent out by ECU:

Because of the anticipated catastrophic flooding in Greenville, Pitt County, and eastern North Carolina this week, campus administrators have announced that East Carolina University will not hold classes for the remainder of this week.

Students should not return to campus and Greenville until further notice. Many roads are impassible and others are expected to close.

ECU has established a call center at 252-737-5100 for students, parents and staff who have non-emergency questions post-Hurricane Matthew. It will be staffed 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for as long as needed. On Twitter, use #ECUMatthew with questions.

For employees, for the remainder of the work week the university will be operating under Condition 2 of the UNC system Adverse Weather and Emergency Event policy. Employees should check with their managers regarding schedules and alternate work locations.

For details about the Adverse Weather and Emergency Event Policy and Condition 2, visit .

ECU Physicians clinics will operate on a normal schedule Tuesday, Oct. 11. School of Dental Medicine clinics will be open on a limited basis, for emergency patients and for patients who can safely come in for their confirmed appointments.

The ECU football game scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13 against the U.S. Naval Academy has been rescheduled for Nov. 19. Further details will be forthcoming from ECU Athletics.

ECU administrators will continue to work with city, county and state officials to gather more information about the condition of streets and roads coming into Greenville.

Continue to monitor email and these emergency messages at .

The information above was sent through an ECU alert.

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