Eastern Illinoin University

Deposit

Enrollment Deposit

An enrollment deposit (pdf) is required from every first-time freshman undergraduate student (excluding transfer students) accepted and is applied to the first-term bill (tuition and fees).

Fall and Summer: Students can pay the enrollment online through their MyEIU account. The enrollment deposit is due by May 1 or if admitted after May 1, within 10 working days after notification of admission. Deposits may be accepted after this time but may result in delayed processing of the student’s account.

Spring: Students must submit the enrollment deposit (pdf) to the Cashier’s Office by November 15 or if admitted after November 15, within 10 working days after notification of admission. Deposits may be accept aftered this time but may result in delayed processing of the student’s account.

Refund of Enrollment Deposit

Fall and Summer: The enrollment deposit is 100 percent refundable for fall and summer enrollees prior to May 1 and 50 percent refundable prior to June 1, provided that the Admissions Office is notified in writing (email is sufficient) of the student's intention not to enroll. After June 1, the deposit is not refundable.

Spring: For spring enrollees, the enrollment deposit is 100 percent refundable prior to November 15 and 50 percent refundable prior to December 15, provided that the Admissions Office is notified in writing (email is sufficient) of the student's intention not to enroll. After December 15, the deposit is not refundable.

Deferment of Enrollment Deposit

The enrollment deposit will be deferred if the student satisfies one of the following criteria.

  1. Has a full pay scholarship or combination of scholarships which equal(s) a full-pay scholarship (pays all tuition and fees) Contact the Office of the Registrar at 217 581-3831
  2. Has a combination of scholarship and Pell that covers all tuition and fees. Contact the Office of Admissions either via email at admissions@eiu.edu or by phone 217 581 2223
  3. Receives approval from the Office of Admissions

New Student Enrollment Deposit Form (pdf)



Effective Fall 2003