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EIU Office of Admissions

FALL OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE

A preview of your day at EIU's Open House!
Be sure to check your schedule when you check in for more details.

EIU Open House Welcome

7:45 - 8:30 am

Early Bird Campus Tours
Tours Join a student-led tour of our beautiful campus! Early bird campus tours will leave at  7:45, 8, and 8:15 am.

7:45 - 9 am

Check In
Check in and chat with other Future Panther families, current students, faculty and admissions staff. Don’t forget to grab some breakfast goodies!

Financial Aid & Housing Info Tables
Connect with the Offices of Housing & Dining and Financial Aid & Scholarships to learn more about living, at EIU, and affording college.

8:30 - 8:55 am

Early Bird Housing & Dining
Representatives from Housing & Dining will chat with you about the benefits of living on campus and introduce you to our housing choices and amenities and dining options.

9 - 9:20 am

Welcome
Director of Admissions Kelly Miller will start the day with an overview of today’s programming and introduce President David Glassman, faculty and students.

9:25 - 10:30 am

Academic & Student Services Fair
Visit with faculty, staff and student support services to learn about academic and student service programs offered at EIU.

Majors | Grand Ballroom

2022 Oct Open House Academic Fair Minors Services

Minors | University Ballroom

2022 Oct Open House Academic Fair Majors

9:25 - 10:30 am

Academic & Student Services Fair
Visit with faculty, staff and student support services to learn about academic and student service programs offered at EIU.

9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Application Station
Take the next steps to becoming an EIU panther. Submit your application. It’s fast, free and easy! Staff will be on hand to assist you and answer any questions. You can also pick up a free EIU t-shirt!

  • 10:30 - 11 am Breakout Sessions

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    • Freshman Admissions
      Learn about the admissions process and the steps needed to become an EIU student.
    • Transfer Admissions
      Learn about the transfer process and tips for planning a seamless transfer experience.
    • Sesión Informativa De Admisiones
      Presentación detallada sobre el proceso de admisión, por uno de nuestros consejeros que habla español.
    • Student Panel
      Talk with current students about what it’s really like to be an EIU student.

11 am - 1:30 pm

  • Dine on Campus
    Join us in one of our dining halls for lunch. $8 per person. Credit card or debit card only.
  • 11:10 - 11:40 am Breakout Sessions

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    • Freshman Admissions
      Learn about the admissions process and the steps needed to become an EIU student.
    • Scholarships & Financial Aid
      Learn about the financial aid process (including our Aim High Scholarships), tips for filing your FAFSA, as well as other EIU scholarships and how to apply for them.
    • Housing & Dining
      Representatives from Housing & Dining will chat with you about the benefits of living on campus and introduce you to our housing choices and amenities and dining options.
    • Fraternity & Sorority Programs Panel
      Talk with current students about Greek life at EIU.
  • 11:50 am - 12:20 pm Breakout Sessions

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    • Scholarships & Financial Aid
      Learn about the financial aid process (including our Aim High Scholarships), tips for filing your FAFSA, as well as other EIU scholarships and how to apply for them.
    • Honors Admissions
      Hear about the Honors College and the benefits it offers to our community of academically talented students. Undecided? We Can Help! Discover the tools Eastern has to offer to help you decide on a major and a career path.
    • Army ROTC
      Learn about the Army ROTC program at EIU: its benefits & requirements, career options, scholarships available, and earning potential as an Army Officer.

12 - 1:30 pm

  • Campus Tours
    Join a student tour guide for a tour of EIU's beautiful campus.
  • Residence Hall Tours

    Check out on-campus living options by asking for a room tour at the front desks of the Triad or at Thomas, Lawson, or Lincoln Halls.

1 - 2 pm

  • Explore EIU
    It’s an open house inside an open house! These sessions will allow you to meet faculty, staff and advisors you’ll see throughout your academic career.
  • Talk to an Admissions Counselor
    Talk to our admissions experts and get all your EIU questions answered!

EIU Open House Concourse

Explore EIU

  • Art + Design
    Doudna Fine Arts Center 2670
  • Biology
    Life Science Annex 2130
  • Career Services
    Human Services Building 1301
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Physical Science 3180
  • Economics
    Coleman Hall 2151
  • English
    Coleman Hall 3732
  • Gender & Sexual Diversity
    Stevenson Hall, Lower Level
  • Geology/Geography
    Physical Science 3003
  • Health & Human Services
    Buzzard Hall 1102 (Child & Family Life Education Center)
  • History
    Coleman Hall 2741
  • Human Services
    Klehm 2020
  • Kinesiology, Sport & Recreation
    Lantz 2821
  • Music
    Doudna Fine Arts Center 1518
  • Nursing
    Ninth Street Hall, Main Lobby, Southwest Entrance
  • Political Science & Pre-Law
    Coleman Hall 2210
  • Pre-Health Advising
    Life Science Annex 2130
  • Special Education
    Buzzard Hall 1180
  • Student Support Services, Trio, First-Generation Support
    McAfee 1125
  • Teaching, Learning & Foundations
    Buzzard Hall 1103
  • Theatre
    Doudna Fine Arts Center 2080
  • WEIU Radio & TV
    Buzzard Hall 1521
  • World Languages & Cultures
    Coleman Hall 1170

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Contact Information

Undergraduate Admissions

1230 Old Main
600 Lincoln Ave. Charleston, IL 61920
217-581-2223
admissions@eiu.edu


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