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. The online course catalog can be found by following this link.
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.
Get your student's Panther Card (if not already done at Orientation)
Get your student's books from textbook rental
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!