Safety at ECU

Law Enforcement

ECU Police

  • The East Carolina University Police Department, located in the Blount House, is a professional police department providing the same level of service offered by a municipal police department, as well as other services unique to an academic institution. The department is responsible for the well being of everyone at the University 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. 
  • Emergency 9-1-1
  • Non-Emergency (252) 328-6787
  • Main Campus Emergency Hotline (252) 328-0062
  • Health Science Campus Emergency Hotline (252) 744-5080
  • Sign up for ECU Alert text messages
  • 609 East Tenth Street Greenville, NC 27858

Greenville Police

  • The city of Greenville operates a police department that serves the city proper of Greenville.
  • Emergency 9-1-1
  • Non-Emergency (252) 329-4315
  • Information Desk (252) 329-4317
  • 500 S Greene Street
    Greenville, NC 27834

Pitt County Sheriff’s Department

  • Pitt County operates a Sheriff’s department that serves the city of Greenville as well as the surrounding areas within Pitt County.
  • Emergency 9-1-1
  • Non-Emergency (252) 830-4141
  • 100 West 3rd Street Greenville, NC 27834

North Carolina Highway Patrol

  • The North Carolina State Highway Patrol’s primary mission is to reduce collisions and make the highways of North Carolina as safe as possible. When driving in and around Greenville, the highway patrol is there to assist in an emergency. Troop A is located in Greenville.
  • Emergency 9-1-1
  • Dial *HP (*47) for direct link to Highway Patrol
Health Services

ECU Student Health Services

  • East Carolina University Student Health Services (SHS) is comprised of dedicated professionals offering comprehensive health care to enrolled students. There is a location at both the main campus and health science campus.
  • ECU Student Health Services
  • Visit myPIRATEchart Make an appointment, view and print immunization records, retrieve any messages sent by SHS staff, view financial statements, and more.
  • General Information, Appointments, Immunizations, & Medical Records (252) 328-6841
  • Pharmacy (252) 328-6793
  • Free 24 Hour Nurse Line (252) 328-684

Greenville Fire/Rescue

Pitt County Emergency Medical Services

Vidant Medical Center

Campus Safety
  • Blue Light Phones are located throughout campus. They are purple towers with a blue light on top. When you push the button it gives you direct access to the ECU Police dispatch center.
  • ECU Safe-Ride provides ECU students a safe ride home in the downtown Greenville area. Must have 1Card.
Other Important Numbers
  • Be sure to create an ICE (In Case of Emergency) contact in your phone.
  • Poison Control (800) 222-1222
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center 1-877-739-3895
  • Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network 1-800-656-HOPE
  • United States Coast Guard 9-1-1, VHF-FM Channel 16 (156.8 MHz)
    • (757) 398-6231: For Maritime Emergency use only.
Cyber Security
  • ECU ITCS uses different tactics, such as multi-factor authentication, to keep students safe while on the web.
  • Addition cyber security links can be found here.

A full list of other ECU offerings can be found here.