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New Student & Family Programs promotes involvement from the Eastern Illinois University family of organizations and departments. The Orientation, Advisement, and Registration and Prowl programs we offer to incoming freshmen and transfer students are tremendous opportunities for on-campus entities to get involved with the welcome process.  As a department, we look to provide resources to incoming students to help ease the collegiate acclamation process.  By teaming with the EIU community, we can continue to be successful in that regard and lead new students down the path to collegiate success. 


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If you are a member of the Eastern Illinois University family and are looking to assist incoming students by increasing their knowledge about your department or organization, please contact Echarial Gaines, Assistant Director of New Student & Family Programs, at egaines@eiu.edu or 217-581-6435.  New Student & Family Programs would be happy to work with you in many different capacities to spread knowledge to new students.