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New Student & Family Programs


Thank you for visiting the New Student & Family Programs website! Our website is designed to assist you in learning about events like the Orientation, Advisement, Registration, and Transition to Campus programs. Our goal is to help new students make a smooth transition to EIU and connect them with opportunities to become more involved on campus and meet new people!



Incoming Freshman Students

Transitioning to college is a big step. We want to make sure you are prepared. 

Incoming Transfer Students

EIU is dedicated to making sure your transition goes as smooth as possible and we have the answers you’re looking for. 

Parents & Families


 We understand your student's move is a transition for you, too and we are available to address your questions and concerns.

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Leadership & Employment 

Financial Aid

We offer many ways to grow as a leader through paid and volunteer positions! 

Information for Faculty & Staff

We offer numerous ways for faculty and staff members to engage with new students while promoting their department.