Parent ProgramsEastern Washington University's Parent Programs provide a channel of communication between the University and parents of current students in order to encourage student success while also maintaining an active relationship between parents and our community.
354 Pence Union Building
Cheney, WA 99004
Parent and Family Events
Save the Dates: FestEagle April 15 & 16, 2017
Join us for FestEagle, our spring parent family weekend, April 15 and 16. This is the perfect time to return to campus and join your students in family fun for all ages. Activities will include arts and crafts, opportunities to win Eagle Swag, our delicious Sunday Brunch, and the chance to make memories that will last a lifetime! RSVP Links will go live by the end of the day on March 17.
RSVP to FestEagle HERE by Noon, April 12, 2017
Saturday, April 15
9-11:30 a.m. Family Relaxation and Massage Session & Flower Pot Decorating
Location: Tawanka Hall 215A
Traveling and school can be stressful and tiring! Enjoy a relaxing chair massage from student massage therapists. They know all the pressure points to ensure a relaxing, stress relieving experience.
April Showers Bring May Flowers
Location: Tawanka Hall 215 B & C
Plant the seed of creativity and join us in flower pot decorating. Whether you like a classic pattern or you want to go all out, you are sure to have the perfect pot for all your outdoor needs.
12-1:30 p.m. FestEagle Family Picnic
NEW Location due to chance of rain: Walter and Myrtle Powers Reading Room Hargreaves Hall 201
Come join the New Student Transitions and Parent Programs for an afternoon of fun activities and food. Activities are free of charge. Picnic lunch tickets are $10 per person.
NOTE: Games/activities will continue to be at the Arevalo Student Mall
1:30-4:00 p.m. Eagle Punch and Paint
Location: Wren Pierson Community Center, 615 4th St, Cheney, WA 99004
Be a part of our Eagle twist on "Paint Nite"! Enjoy the instructor led painting experience and create your own personal EWU canvas with your family. Perfect for residence halls, gifts, or just because. No painting experience is needed. Two sessions will be offered, 1:20-2:30 p.m. and 3-4 p.m. Space is limited. FREE! To attend you must RSVP.
6-8:30 p.m. Club Vegas
Location: Showalter Hall Lobby - 1st Floor
EWU students and families are invited to join us for our annual Club Vegas event! Test your luck and win big in a variety of casino games including roulette, blackjack, and poker. Win tickets to enter a variety of drawings for some exciting prizes including Starbucks, Spa, and Hickory Farms gift baskets!
8:30-9:30 p.m. Blue Door Improv Comedy Show
Location: Showalter Hall Auditorium (2nd Floor)
After Club Vegas, head upstairs to cap off the night with some rousing family-friendly fun brought to you by Spokane's Blue Door Improv Comedy Troupe! With their fresh brand of comedy, Blue Door will have you rolling in the aisles and laughing out loud. Bring your roommates, friends, and folks to a can't-miss Family Weekend event!
Sunday. April 16
10-11 a.m. Family Brunch
Location: Walter and Myrtle Powers Reading Room Hargreaves Hall 201
We would like to welcome you to our EWU Parent Programs tradition! Our Brunch happens to be the most anticipated FestEagle event due to its savory meals and familial interactions. Come take delight in some great food, a nice cup of tea, and make for another memorable moment at EWU. Family Brunch tickets are $5 per person.
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Eaggcellent Adventure
Location: EWU Rose Garden, in front of the University House
Celebrate the end of FestEagle with an Eastern Eagg Hunt! No, that's not a typo. Eaggs will be scattered around the Arévalo Student Mall for you to find, but keep your eyes peeled for the special Eastern Eagg for your last chance to win Eastern Swag!
RSVP to FestEagle HERE by Noon, April 12, 2017.
Quarter/Semester Important Dates
Winter Quarter 2017
Last Class Day of Instruction: March 20
Final Exams Week: Tuesday-Friday, March 21-24
Last Day of Winter Quarter: Friday, March 24
Spring Break: Friday-Monday, March 24-April 3
Spring Quarter 2017
Instruction Begins: Monday, April 3
Memorial Day Holiday: Monday, May 29
Last Class Day of Instruction: Friday, June 9
Final Exams Week: Monday-Thursday, June 12-15
Last Day of Spring Quarter: Friday, June 16
Quarter Commencement: Saturday, June 17
Spring Semester 2017
Spring Break: Monday-Friday, March 13-17
Last Class Day of Instruction: Friday, April 28
Final Exams Week: Monday-Friday, May 1-5
Last Day of Spring Semester: Friday, May 5
Semester Commencement: May 5