Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I apply for graduation?
- Commencement ceremony
- Financial Aid
- Foreign language graduation requirement
- International student information
- Graduate programs
- Transfer information
- Veterans Services: Military Student Assistant Center
- School of Continuing Education
Questions about cap and gown, diploma covers, and the commencement ceremony should be referred to the Commencement Office, 217-581-6892.
Financial aid questions must be answered by that department. Contact them at 217-581-3711 or go to their website at http://www.eiu.edu/finaid/.
The foreign language graduation requirement is met by the completion of two years of the same language in high school (with an average grade of “C” or better) or the completion of the second level of a language at the college level. Questions about this policy, especially in regard to transfer courses meeting the requirement, should be addressed to the Records Office, 217-581-3512.
Inquiries regarding international students should be directed to the Office of International Students and Scholars at 217-581-2321.
For information on graduate programs in the School of Technology, visit http://www.eiu.edu/techgrad/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact the Graduate School at 217-581-2220 or check out their website at http://www.eiu.edu/graduate/.
My registration PIN number won't work. Call the Registration Office for assistance at 217-581-3831.
The School of Technology offers many scholarship opportunities for its students. To search available scholarships, visit http://www.eiu.edu/tech/scholarships.php.
For questions about textbooks, visit the Textbook Rental Service website or call 217-581-3626.
Transcripts can only be obtained from the Records Office. Call 217-581-3511 for more information or visit http://www.eiu.edu/registra/transcript.php.
For transfer information, visit the Registrar's website.
The Military Student Assistance Center website has information on services provided, or you can call them at 217-581-7888.
The School of Continuing Education website has a wealth of information about off-campus and online classes, or you can reach them at 1-800-446-8918.