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EWU Orientation Programs

Welcome to Eastern Washington University's Orientation Programs

Whether it's through firstSTEP, Eagle Flight, or the Transfer Express Orientation student and family programming, or any of the other exciting experiences we provide, they all seek to set you up for a successful and rewarding college experience. We are a resource for your transition to campus and throughout your college career!

Please visit one of our orientation program websites to get more information on each of our programs and to help you make the best choice for your orientation experience.

Eagle Flight Experience

The Eagle Flight Experience, expands the firstSTEP orientation experience over two days! Students will get an enhanced overview of academics, student life, and what it takes to make a smooth transition to EWU. The Eagle Flight Experience is for all incoming first year students (All Freshmen, Transfer, non-traditional and former Running Start Students) who have confirmed their intent to enroll for Fall Quarter. Parents and guests are encouraged to accompany students.

firstSTEP Orientation

The firstSTEP Orientation is a summer orientation that will leave you prepared and excited to begin your first year. Students will get an overview of academics, student life, and what it takes to make a smooth transition to EWU. firstSTEP is for all incoming first year students (Freshmen, Transfer, non-traditional with zero or fewer than 30 university/college credits and all former Running Start Students) who have confirmed their intent to enroll for Fall Quarter. Parents and guests are encouraged to accompany students.

Transfer Express

As a transfer student, we understand this is not your first experience with higher education. It is your first time as an EWU student, so we have intentionally created a program that meets your transfer needs. We are excited to welcome you to campus and share important information with you. The Transfer Express Orientation is for all incoming transfer students who will have more than 30 transfer credits at EWU and who have confirmed their intent to enroll for Fall Quarter.

updated 12/20/18

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