Welcome New Students!

We are so excited for you to join our Eastern Community. Our Admissions team and other Eastern offices are here to support you through every step as you prepare for the upcoming Fall semester.

We hope that you will join us at one of our upcoming events!

Explore Eastern

Explore Eastern Day: Accepted Students

Explore Eastern is a special annual Spring event open to all accepted students for the upcoming Fall. The Spring 2024 Explore Eastern day is Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT).

Day 1 Events

Day 1 Events: Deposited Students

Day 1 is Eastern's one-stop event to get ready for the Fall! There will be a variety of sessions and opportunities to get you plugged-in and prepared. Day 1 will take place on Friday, June 21, 2024 and Friday, June 28, 2024.

Topics to Explore

Class Registration

When registration begins, your advisor will contact you through your Eastern Email to begin the registration process. Your advisor will assist you in creating your schedule and registering for classes.

If you are interested in exploring the required materials for your courses, these items are featured on Eastern’s Bookstore website.

Academic Support

​​​​The Cushing Center for Counseling and Academic Support (CCAS) is dedicated to serving Eastern University students who need academic, psychological, or disability services.

Services are offered at no extra charge to students currently enrolled in degree programs, contingent on demand and staff availability. Services provided by CCAS include:

To learn more about our CCAS office or inquire about services, please visit the CCAS webpage or contact the office at ccas@eastern.edu or 610-341-5837.

Financial Aid

​​​The Financial Aid Office at Eastern University provides information and help regarding grants and scholarships, student loans, and financial aid for students. For any questions regarding financial aid, visit the Financial Aid Office webpage or reach out to finaid@eastern.edu or 610-225-5102.

Student Accounts

​​​​​​The Office for Student Accounts manages student billing and payments at Eastern University.

Payment Plans
Eastern offers payment plans up to 5 months in advance of bills being due. You can enroll in a payment plan through our website, or by contacting the Student Accounts Office. We highly encourage you to learn more about the options available.

For questions regarding billing or payment plan options, visit the Student Accounts webpage or contact the Student Accounts Office at 310-225-5558 or student.accounts@eastern.edu.


Housing Application
Welcome home! Staying up-to-date on housing information will help ensure that you have a wonderful transition to residence life here at Eastern University. Regular communications will be sent to your Eastern Email, including instructions on the housing application process. All first-year students must fill out a housing form, including commuter students. Housing requests are prioritized by housing application submission date. Housing assignments will be sent out starting in June. Complete your housing application.

Themed Communities
All incoming first-year students are housed in our Themed Communities. Once you receive your housing assignment, we encourage you to connect with your roommate!

For questions regarding residence life visit our residence life webpage, or contact our housing office at housing@eastern.edu.

Student Life

​​​​​​Diving into Student Life is an important part of the EU student experience! As a new student, you have the opportunity to join our 40+ student-led clubs and organizations.

New Student Orientation:
Visit our New Student Orientation page to find Orientation dates and information. Reach out to studev@eastern.edu with questions.

Dining Experience:
In addition to our main dining commons, Eastern also offers cafe-style options at Zime and delicious favorites at our Breezeway grill. For any questions about our dining services, visit the Dining Services webpage or reach out to sodexo@eastern.edu.

Office of Faith and Practice:
Eastern offers optional chapel services and a variety of student ministry opportunities throughout the week. For questions about our faith development at Eastern, visit The Office of Faith and Practice webpage or email ofp@eastern.edu.

Public Safety, Student IDs, Parking

About Our Safe Campus 
At Eastern University, our goal is to provide a safe college experience for all of our students, faculty, and staff. Eastern’s Public Safety Department maintains an excellent working partnership with local safety services. Together, EU Public Safety and Radnor Township provide police, security, and safety services to Eastern’s campus community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Emergency alerts are an important way to stay safe! We strongly encourage all students and families to register for Eastern’s emergency alert system, e2Campus.

Student IDs
Your Student ID gives you access to important buildings on campus as a student. Complete the steps needed to receive your Student ID prior to arriving on campus. For detailed steps, visit the Service Stop webpage.

Parking Pass
First-year students are eligible to have their car on campus, space permitting. We recommend interested students fill out the application as soon as possible. Visit the Parking webpage to submit your application.

General Security Questions
For general questions regarding Public Safety procedures or operations, please reach out to security@eastern.edu. For questions regarding parking permits, Student ID, or related procedures, please reach out to servicestop@eastern.edu.

Health Center

Our Health Center supports our students by providing robust health services through medical care, counseling, and education.

All incoming students are required to submit their Immunization Record, Medical History, and Insurance Card. We strongly urge students to upload these documents through the secure EU Health Portal before July 1st.

To reach our Health Center, please contact healthcenter@eastern.edu or 610-341-5955.

Technology Requirements

Please review these important webpages to ensure your academic success at Eastern: