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Freshman Connection

Type: Social
Membership Types: EIU Students Only
Web: https://www.eiu.edu/freshconnect/


This RSO  pairs incoming freshmen & transfer students with upperclassmen and Panthers who have lived the EIU experience.

Mentees and mentors will meet once a week for a meal, provided by the university. 

Freshmen & transfers taking part in the program will receive valuable support from other students that span all aspects of life on campus. They’ll get first-hand knowledge about how to manage classes and studying, making friends and joining groups, and managing finances while in college.

Meeting Times

Times and locations vary
Buzzard Hall

Advisors and Board Members

Name Affiliation Email Phone
Heidi A Larson Advisor halarson@eiu.edu
Josh L Norman Advisor jlnorman@eiu.edu 2175816077
Rebekah H Magee President rhmagee@eiu.edu 5816690
Min H Lee Vice President mhlee2@eiu.edu
Menna A Hendricks Secretary sahendricks2@eiu.edu 5812400
Joshua R Noe Treasurer jrnoe@eiu.edu