Pay enrollment deposit (freshmen students only)
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Register for an Orientation, Advisement, and Registration day
Transfer students should
Bring a list of courses you'd like to take. To view the online course catalog, click here.
Make sure you have sent all previous college transcripts (including the current semester) to Admissions. Providing a current transcript with your in-progress courses will ensure the most up to date transfer evaluation and degree audit.
Wear comfortable clothing and watch the weather!
Registration can be accessed through myEIU or through the email sent to your student's personal & EIU emails.
Apply for Housing
Pay Housing down payment at myEIU
Submit Immunization Record Form to the Medical Clinic by August 1 (fall semester), December 15 (spring semester), and May 1 (summer semester).
Get your student's Panther Card (if not already done at Orientation)
Get your student's books from Textbook Rental Service
Encourage your student to attend all Prowl events
Encourage your student to refer to the Prowl booklet for information on how to connect, engage, and learn about getting involved at EIU!