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The earlier you commit the more Dining Dollars you’ll get! As a current EIU student, you now have the opportunity to receive room assignment priority, free Dining Dollars, a limited edition hoodie, and chance to win free room & board for the 2017-2018 academic year.


For additional information about Early Bird Contracting please click here

Submit the 2017-2018 Early Bird Room & Board Contract and pay the $250 Housing Down Payment between Sept. 24, 2016 and Nov. 30, 2016. Dining Dollars and the winning room and board prize will be applied at the beginning of the Fall 2017 Semester. The limited edition EIU hoodie can be picked up at the Office of University Housing & Dining Services in the west wing, lower level of the MLK Union. Offer good for current on and off-campus Eastern Illinois University students only.

Complete your Early Bird Room & Board Contract here