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New Student Orientation Registration for Richmond

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How to Register for Summer Orientation:

  1. Go to EKU Direct
  2. Log in using your EKU ID Number and 6-digit PIN Number
  3. Under Main Menu, select "Orientation," then "Register Now"
  4. The page displayed will list all available Orientation dates. Choose the date that best works for you!

Summer 2018 Orientation will take place on the following days:

  • Wednesday, May 30
  • Thursday, May 31
  • Tuesday, June 5
  • Friday, June 8
  • Tuesday, June 12
  • Thursday, June 14
  • Tuesday, June 19
  • Friday, June 22
  • Tuesday, June 26
  • Thursday, June 28
  • Tuesday, July 24
  • Thursday, July 26
  • Tuesday, July 31

The Orientation pre-payment should be made through EKU Direct prior to attending.

Here are the steps for paying the Orientation Fee through EKU Direct:

  1. Log into EKU Direct
  2. Click on "Make a Payment"
  3. On the TouchNet Homepage, click on "Deposits"
  4. Select "Spring 2018"
  5. Select "Orientation Pre-Payment"
  6. Complete your payment information

If you need to register for Orientation for one of our extended campuses, please follow the following link to your campus:

If you have difficulties registering using the link above, have questions, need an interpreter or if you need to cancel or reschedule your Orientation date, please call 859-622-3894. We will be happy to help!

PLEASE NOTE: An Orientation pre-payment of $75.00 must be paid prior to attending Orientation. This pre-payment helps cover the expenses associated with this comprehensive one-day program, including continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, mailings, information folders, bags, pens, and other program needs. This pre-payment for Orientation also covers the students and any guests they choose to bring to support their journey.

Parents, Family Members and Guests will be separated from their students after the Opening Welcome Session so that they may break out into smaller groups with their Orientation Leaders. Students will regroup with their parents and guests at the Showcase at 3pm.

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!

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