2017 Catalog



Effective November 23, 2016

Vol. 21 Issue 3


This Catalog contains information, policies, procedures, regulations and requirements that were correct at the time of publication and are subject to the terms and conditions of the Enrollment Agreement entered into between the Student and ECPI University.   In keeping with the educational mission of the University, the information, policies, procedures, regulations and requirements contained herein are continually being reviewed, changed and updated. Consequently, this document cannot be considered binding.   Students are responsible for keeping informed of official policies and meeting all relevant requirements. When required changes to the Catalog occur, they will be communicated through catalog addenda and other means until a revised edition of the Catalog is published. 

The policies in this Catalog have been approved under the authority of the ECPI University Board of Trustees and, therefore, constitute official University policy.  Students should become familiar with the policies in this Catalog.  These policies outline student rights and responsibilities. 

The University reserves the right and authority at any time to alter any or all of the statements contained herein, to modify the requirements for admission and graduation, to change or discontinue programs of study, to amend any regulation or policy affecting the student body, to increase tuition and fees, to deny admission, to revoke an offer of admission, and to dismiss from the University any student at any time, if it is deemed by the University to be in the best interest of the University, the University community, or the student to do so. The provisions of this publication are subject to change without notice and nothing in this publication may be considered as setting forth terms of a contract between a student or a prospective student and ECPI University.

The electronic Catalog is the official version as it is updated on a regular basis. A PDF Catalog is available  on CD for individuals who do not have access to the electronic Catalog.   The following Catalog inserts are available upon request.

Catalog Insert B – Tuition and Fees

Catalog Insert E – Faculty and Key Personnel

Catalog Insert F – Dental Assisting Handbook

Catalog Insert G – Diagnostic Medical Sonography Handbook

Catalog Insert H – Health Information Management Handbook

Catalog Insert I – Medical Radiography Handbook

Catalog Insert J – Physical Therapist Assistant Handbook

Catalog Insert K – Surgical Technology Handbook

Catalog Insert L – Masters of Science in Nursing Handbook

Catalog Insert M – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Handbook

Catalog Insert N – Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Handbook

Catalog Insert O – Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (North Carolina) Handbook

Catalog Insert P – Practical Nursing Handbook

Catalog Insert Q – Practical Nursing (North Carolina) Handbook

Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity. ECPI University is committed to maintaining an educational environment which welcomes and supports a diverse student body and staff. ECPI is an equal employment opportunity employer and educational provider and does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or marital status or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of admission to the University, enrollment in classes, student services, financial aid, and employment as well as the use of all University facilities and participation in all University-sponsored activities. The University conducts its educational activities in accordance with provisions of Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (P.L. 93-112). Harassment/discrimination will not be tolerated at ECPI and is considered a violation of institutional policy.

Inquiries concerning these Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity policies should be addressed to: Chief Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator, ECPI University, 5555 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462 (757) 671-7171.

Accreditation Liaison. The ECPI University accreditation liaison for the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is Steve Whitten (email: swhitten@ecpi.edu).

ECPI University LLC is a Virginia limited liability company, whose principal place of business and principal office is located: 

ECPI University Phone: (757) 671-7171

University Administration Fax: (757) 671-8661

5555 Greenwich Road Email: info@ecpi.edu

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462 Website: www.ecpi.edu

ECPI University stands for East Coast Polytechnic Institute, signifying its origin and ongoing commitment to technological advancement in all fields of study.

Publication date November 23, 2016