New Student Orientation

Orientation is required for all new freshmen.

During Orientation you will:

  • Meet with faculty, staff, and student advisors
  • Acquaint yourself with Eastern's campus and services
  • Register for your first semester courses

Once you are admitted to EKU, you will receive communications inviting you to register for an Orientation session.

You must attend Orientation on the campus where you will be taking classes. Click on the button at the bottom of this page for the campus you will be attending for complete Orientation information.

Special Assistance

Parents, guests, or students requiring specific accommodations should contact the Center for Student Accessibility (CSA) at (859) 622-2933 at least one week prior to the event.  Individuals who need to request interpreters for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing should submit an Interpreter Request Form online at For those requiring other interpreting services (Spanish, German, etc.) or in need of additional accommodations should contact and we will ensure that your party's needs will be met to the best of our abilities!

If you have additional orientation questions, please e-mail