firstSTEP Orientation

firstSTEP Orientation is a required one-day summer academic orientation for incoming students who have confirmed their intent to enroll for Fall Quarter 2014. Parents and guests are encouraged to accompany students.



Students attending the firstSTEP Orientation will:

  • Learn about academic requirements;
  • Meet with an academic advisor to develop a course schedule and register for fall quarter classes;
  • Have the opportunity to meet with and build relationships with faculty, staff, and peers and learn about the campus and surrounding community;
  • Receive detailed information regarding academic expectations of students and relevant academic policies; and
  • Connect with campus support services to ensure a smooth transition to campus.



Parents attending the firstSTEP Orientation will:

  • Have the opportunity to sign up for the EWU Parent E-Blast (Listserv) to receive campus information and other related news;
  • Learn about your student's academic requirements;
  • Have the opportunity to meet with and build relationships with faculty, staff, and other EWU parents and learn about the campus and surrounding community;
  • Connect with campus support services to ensure that your student experiences a smooth transition to campus.


Summer 2014 firstSTEP Orientation Session Dates

All sessions for students (freshman, transfer, Non-EWU Running Start, etc.) with 16 or MORE university/college credits are now closed please contact the office of New Student Transitions and Parent Programs 509.359.6843 to get further instructions for advisement and registration.

All sessions for students (freshman, transfer, Non-EWU Running Start, etc.) with zero or FEWER than 16 university/college credits are now closed please contact the General Undergraduate Academic Advising Office 509.359.2345 to receive further instructions for advisement and registration.



For student registered for the August 22 firstSTEP Orientation please NOTE:

If you will have family members or guests attend the firstSTEP Orientation Session they each will have to purchase a lunch ticket HERE before attending the firstSTEP Session. Students that have successfully registered for their firstSTEP Orientation Session will receive lunch the day of at no additional cost.



Please feel free to contact our New Student Transitions and Parent Programs office 509.359.6843 for any questions.

 

Updated 08/19/14

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