Let's do this. Together.

Visiting campus during an EIU Open House on Oct. 11 or Nov. 11 is the perfect opportunity to see what we're all about!

Plus, every prospective student who attends Open House will be entered into a scholarship drawing for one of eight $5,000 EIU scholarships!

Meet the people YOU want to meet!

  • Personalize your EIU Open House experience: Whether you want to continue progress in your current major or take a new direction, you can meet faculty and staff from those departments.

  • You'll have an opportunity to hear what EIU can offer people with interests similar to your own from professionals in the fields that appeal to you!

#FuturePanthers Welcome
#FuturePanthers Welcome

Forget the Fee!

  • Students can apply during open house and we'll waive the application fee!

    It'll save you $30 -- which is great! -- but more importantly, you'll have our counselors on hand to talk you through the application process.

Let our staff answer all your questions!

Representatives from a number of EIU offices will be on hand to make sure you leave with no uncertainty about what EIU can do for you.

  • Admissions Counselors

    Staff members from our Office of Admissions can tell you pretty much anything you might want to know about every aspect of EIU. If they can't answer your question, they'll know who can!

  • Financial Aid

    Have questions about how you're going to pay for college or what kind of scholarships are available? Our Office of Financial Aid is armed with the expertise to put your mind at ease.

  • Housing

    Everybody wonders what living arrangements are like on campus. While you can tour any residence hall, our housing staff can also show you the options set aside just for you.

#FuturePanthers Welcome

So Many Other Reasons to Visit!

Campus Tours

We're sure our compact, beautiful campus will soon become your home away from home, and these student-led tours give you a first look at the grounds.

Student Panel

Who better to answer your questions about transitioning to EIU than current students?

EIU in Action

Visiting Eastern during this open house is a great chance to see what our campus is like on a typical class day.

Honors Information

Think you'd be a fit in our university honors program? We'll have an informational session about what the Sandra and Jack Pine Honors College has to offer.

Career Services

EIU offers plenty of tools to help you build your resume and prepare for a career path or graduate school.

Scholarship Drawing

Every prospective student who attends Open House will be entered into a scholarship drawing for one of eight $5,000 EIU scholarships!

Can't Make it on Oct. 11 or Nov. 11?

Don't worry! There are plenty of other opportunities to visit EIU!

Daily Visits

Mon. - Fri. | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
  • Classes in session
  • Walking campus tour
    (includes residence hall room)
  • Schedule meetings
    with instructors in your major
  • Meet with an admissions counselor
  • Enrollment offices open
    (no appointment needed)
  • *Group tours available
  • NOTE: Throughout the summer, there will be no Friday afternoon sessions (10 a.m. visits only)

Saturday Visits

Select Saturdays
  • Classes not in session
  • Walking campus tour
    (includes residence hall room)
  • Group presentation
  • NOTE: Saturday visits are
    not available in the summer


Come check us out for yourself!
  • Explore EIU at your own pace
  • Meet individually with an admissions counselor
  • T-shirt, admissions folder, and bottled water for your tour

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