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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 EIU apparel item (while supplies last), and chance to win free room & board for the 2018-2019 academic year.


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Submit the 2018-2019 Early Bird Room & Board Contract and pay the $250 Housing Down Payment between Sept. 18, 2017 and Nov. 30, 2017. Dining Dollars and the winning room and board prize will be applied at the beginning of the Fall 2018 Semester. You will be notified when you can pick up your limited edition EIU apparel item from 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. 

Please note that this offer is not available to students who want to live in University Court Apartments or University Apartments for the 2018-2019 academic year. 

Complete your Early Bird Room & Board Contract here