Learn about academic degree requirements (specific majors require mandatory testing)
Meet with your academic advisor to develop an academic plan
Use P.A.W.S. to register for your classes
Learn the ropes from current students
Become more familiar with campus facilities
Learn about campus support services and programs
Get your Panther Card (student ID)
Meet new classmates and get answers to your questions regarding life at EIU
Once you have paid your New Student Enrollment Deposit of $150, you can sign up for an orientation date through myEIU. Freshman students will be e-mailed an invitation to the program. The invitation will contain a program reservation link to myEIU. Students will need to complete the reservation form on-line to secure a program date.
After logging in to myEIU, click on View Entire Checklist Here
If you have paid your enrollment deposit, you will see a green box labeled "Orientation/Transition" and will be eligible to register.
If you have not paid your enrollment deposit, you will not see the "Orientation/Transition" box and will not be eligible to register yet.
University Housing and Dining Services has a limited number of suites available for rent in Stevenson Hall during the summer Orientation visits. Stevenson Hall is a suite style residence hall. As you enter a suite you will first find a common living area along with 2-3 small bedrooms and a private bathroom for all occupants within the suite. Stevenson Hall is located at 320 Grant Avenue, Charleston, IL. For additional information about Stevenson Hall, please visit https://www.eiu.edu/housing/stevenson.php.
Wireless Internet is available in Stevenson Hall along with a direct access internet connection in each suite. Bedding and towels are provided however we understand that most individuals prefer to use their own.
Guest suites rent for $30 per night for the entire suite. Guests can pay by cash or check at the time of check-in (sorry but credit card payments cannot be accepted at this time).
Parking is available in the student lots immediately adjacent to Stevenson Hall. Guests will receive a pass during the check-in process. Reservations can be made by contacting Matt Boyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Conference Services Office at 217-581-7482. Guests can check-in after 3pm and check-out must be completed by 12pm.
There is a one-time charge of $175 that will be billed to the student account.
Family is welcome to attend. We have a parent program that parallels the student program that will help answer questions. Different presenters will give informational sessions throughout the day.