Frequently Asked Questions


How is my gift to the Viking Varsity Club used?

Contributions are used to support the athletic endeavors of ECSU Athletics by providing scholarship support, building or renovating athletic facilities, and other programs designed to help student-athletes excel in the classroom and in competition.

Who is eligible to support the Viking Varsity Club?

All fans of Viking Athletics are welcome and encouraged to join the Viking Varsity Club. Supporters are not required to have graduated from Elizabeth City State University.

How much do I have to donate to become a member of the Viking Varsity Club?

Membership requires a minimum annual contribution of $100 to the Annual Fund. Members may designate their gift(s) to men’s and women's sports.

What are the benefits of being a Viking Varsity Club member?

Being an active member of the Viking Varsity Club is not only an investment in the athletic program and the Elizabeth City State University, it also unlocks many special benefits to you. Those include, but are not limited to, priority seating and parking for athletic events and invitations to exclusive member-only events. Learn more about all available Club benefits.

Do I have to make a donation every year?

Yes. If you made a gift to the Viking Varsity Club in order to secure season tickets you must either maintain or exceed the previous year's total Annual Fund contribution or required seat value totals, whichever is greater, to retain season ticket and parking locations in all venues.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Generally, 80 percent of the amount contributed for priority seating is tax deductible and any other contributions given in excess of goods or services received may be taken as a charitable deduction. Consult your tax advisor with specific questions.

Who may join the Viking Varsity Club, and how do I become involved?

Any supporter of the ECSU Vikings may join the Viking Varsity Club. Contact the Viking Varsity Club to learn more.