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EIU Office of Admissions

Notice Regarding COVID-19

Thanks for your patience during this time of uncertainty. To ensure the safety of our campus community considering the evolving situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made the tough decision to suspend upcoming campus visits, tours and events until further notice. We continue to monitor this global health situation and hope to start hosting events again soon.

While there are no reported cases of the virus on our campus, we are committed to mitigating its possible effects, and the health and safety of our Panthers is of utmost concern. Learn more about our response to coronavirus COVID-19 developments and find resources meant to support the health and wellness of our university community.

In the meantime, browse the future events that are open for registration below or take advantage of our virtual tour. Feel free to reach out to our Admissions counselors at 217-581-2224 or with any questions.

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Come say "Hi"!

Explore all that EIU has to offer. Our visit opportunities will meet your needs through every part of your college search process. We look forward to having you on campus.

Inquiring Freshman Visit Options:

All times listed are Central time.

Housing & Dining Updates & Information June 9, 2020, at 2 p.m.
  • Learn how Housing & Dining plans to welcome students back to campus this fall
  • Hear updates and learn more about living on campus
  • Get your questions answered by a Housing & Dining representative
CHHS Virtual Open House Wednesday, June 17, 1-4:30 p.m.

The College of Health & Human Services is hosting a virtual visit for students that would like to learn more about their academic major, connect with faculty, and have all their questions answered.

Majors Participating:

  • Session 1: 1-1:45 p.m./Department Q&A: 1:45-2:30 p.m.

    • Communication Disorders and Sciences
    • Nursing
    • Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Pre-Health students
  • Session 2: 3-3:45 p.m./Department Q&A: 3:45-4:30 p.m.

    • Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation
    • Public Health
    • Health Admin
    • Human Services and Community Leadership
    • Military Science/ ROTC
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Virtual EIU Presentations Weekday Options

We are offering online sessions that include information on admission, housing, financial aid, academics, and student life for prospective or admitted students and their families. Multiple session dates and times are available.

EIU Presentation and Q&A
Mon-Fri @ 11 a.m.
EIU Presentation and Q&A in Spanish
Thurs @ 10 a.m.
Live Campus Tour with an EIU Student Weekdays at 2 p.m.

Interested in touring campus and hearing from an EIU student? Sign up to take this virtual tour, which will be led by one of our outstanding EIU tour guides! Mon-Fri at 2 p.m.

Live Campus Tour with an EIU Student
Mon-Fri @ 2 p.m.
Virtual EIU Open House Monday, July 20, 2020

A virtual open house is a great way to experience student life and learn more about our academic opportunities.

  • Virtual tours of campus hosted by current EIU students
  • Learn more about the admissions, financial aid, and housing process
  • Eligible students may apply for free
Sign up for Open House!
Daily Visits Monday-Friday 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
  • Walking campus tour (includes residence halls)
  • Meet with an admissions counselor
  • Meet one-on-one with Faculty (appointment necessary - Email
  • Spanish-speaking tours are offered on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. or Thursdays at 2 p.m. Email following registration to confirm that you will be assigned to a bilingual tour guide.
Sign up for a Daily Visit!

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Undergraduate Admissions

1230 Old Main
600 Lincoln Ave. Charleston, IL 61920

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