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The purpose of the Eastern Student Parent Association both informal and supportive shall be to promote the academic and social welfare of Eastern student parents and establish family-oriented events.

To apply for E SPA membership click the application link hereApplication (doc)

Please bring your completed E SPA application to TRiO located on the 3rd fl in 9th St. Hall.


ESPA 2013

Our Program Offers

  • Birthday celebrations for children
  • Holiday potlucks
  • Talk with other students who are parents
  • Children's playgroup
  • Family oriented events/activities
  • Support for student parents
  • Free babysitting during meetings
  • Nonjudgmental environment

For More Information Contact: Maggie L. Burkhead, E SPA advisor @ 217-581-7949 OR mlburkhead@eiu.edu