The academic calendar references important dates during the year. Need to know when finals week is? Check the academic calendar. How about registration, payment due dates, or financial aid? It's all here. Check back often and make sure you're in the know.
Transfer MAPs (Major Academic Plans) integrate the 2-year DTA degree offered at a community college and the requirements of each major offered at Eastern. The goal is to decrease time to degree by providing students, who have a particular undergraduate degree in mind, the tools to finish as many major requirement courses as possible, prior to their time at Eastern.
Interested in returning or transferring to Eastern Washington University? The admissions team will help you through the process. Take advantage of their knowledge of university admissions practices and they'll be sure to make the process easier.
The Center for Academic Advising and Retention (CAAR). Here you can find information on: How to make an appointment, academic planning, declaring your major, major academic plans, academic standing, and registration. Be sure to meet with your academic advisor to make sure you're on track to graduate. They can help you identify classes that are needed for your degree.
Canvas is an educational tool that many faculty will use. Take some time and become familiar with it. You can chat with classmates, work in virtual labs, and even take tests/quizzes.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers short-term counseling for students who want to explore personal concerns with a therapist. Group counseling, online treatment resources, biofeedback, consultation, and outreach services are also available. CAPS provides assistance with referrals into the community for longer-term therapy.
What can you do with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, History, or Communications? The career advisors at the Career Center can help you navigate your future career with your degree choice. Schedule an appointment, ready your resume, and let the career services staff introduce you to careers, internships, interview preparation, and more.
The EWU Childcare Center is located on the Cheney campus and they care for children ages 6 weeks to ten years of age. Their program works closely with many departments at EWU to help sponsor books, read to children and provide a wide range of activities. The volunteers in their classrooms are often students from EWU who come to learn more about our program and working with children.
Disability Support Services
The Office of Disability Support Services at Eastern Washington University is dedicated to the coordination of appropriate and reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.
Financial Aid & Scholarships
This is the office to visit if you have questions about your financial aid or scholarships. And, yes, adult and transfer students do qualify for scholarships. Visit the scholarships page to learn more and be sure to complete the FASFA for financial aid!
With Handshake, you can:
- Search and apply for On and Off-Campus jobs and internships
- Get updates from the EWU Career Center and Student Employment
- Browse career and job search resources tailored to your interests
- Schedule appointments with your Career Advisor
The H.O.M.E. (Helping Ourselves Means Education) program is an important part of our on-campus support system for non-traditional student parents. This program connects student parents with the campus and community resources needed to continue their education. H.O.M.E. is the only student organization on campus that maintains a focus on providing activities, encouragement, and resources specifically for student parents.
Housing and Residential Life provides flexible apartment options for returning students, transfer students, and students over the age of 21. These students are eligible to rent an apartment by the room and only responsible for their contract, regardless of roommate(s). Utilities are included in rent, and financial aid can apply to rent during the academic year. Contracts are 10 months (September – June) with possible options to rent or store belongings over the summer.
Inside EWU is the powerhouse location for your student needs. Need to update your contact information, check your registration status, register for classes or apply for graduation? This is the place to go!
JFK Library and Learning Commons
The JFK Library and Learning Commons is the resource capital for our Cheney campus. You'll find just about anything you might need and Librarians who specialize in subjects like Social Work, Visual Communication Design, Art, History and more. Don't wait until the last minute to complete that project, utilize the library and its staff to help you be successful.
Mathematics Tutoring Lab
The Tutoring Lab is staffed by tutors who are undergraduate majors & graduate students with high academic standards in mathematics courses. Tutors may also be future teachers or students who enjoy mathematics and helping other students learn mathematics.
Money Matters is an online financial literacy program that will cover topics like the basics of budgeting all the way to understanding your credit score. With plenty of 5-10 minute modules, you will become financial savvy in no time! Click the Money Matters link to get started.
The Multicultural Center is known as a “home away from home” for many students of color and other marginalized communities. It is a space where critical conversations take place, in addition to being a place to study, hold meetings, and have social events.
The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program at Eastern Washington University works with motivated and talented juniors and seniors who are first-generation, low-income, and/or members of under-represented groups by introducing them to academic research and to effective strategies for getting into and graduating from PhD programs.
Program Leading to University Success' (PLUS) mission is to enhance the quality of university student scholarship and support the achievement of students' academic and career goals through peer-based collaborative study groups, tutoring, academic coaching, and student success programming.
The URC is a Three-Level 117,699 sq. ft. Recreational Facility. Designed for students, faculty, staff and the community. The URC serves as the premier hub for student life and community health and wellness activities.
Eastern Washington University is committed to providing students, faculty and staff with a safe environment in which to pursue their studies, research and/or career. To ensure that all members of the university community feel safe and are afforded appropriate due process, EWU has a number of different avenues by which students, faculty and staff may pursue complaints about violations of policy or practices that infringe on their ability to successfully pursue their goals.
Spokane Student Services
Located in the Student Support Center, Student Services aims to support student success by providing student records, registration and account assistance, connecting students to campus resources and serving as a general information hub for EWU Spokane.
Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership
Student Activities, Involvement, and Leadership (SAIL) offers opportunities for engagement through clubs and organizations, social events and activities, sorority and fraternity community, leadership and social justice educational programming. Interested in getting involved? This is the place for you!
The Student Employment Office assists students in finding part-time work to help fund their education, gain valuable work experience, and test out career choices. Each year, over 2000 students find work both on and off campus through our office.
The Schedule Planner is a tool to help you get registered for classes. If you have questions about your major or what classes to take, work with your CAAR advisor who will help you manage your degree path.
They can help you with more than your English papers. Their services are not just for students who are taking English classes, though they can definitely help you with your English papers. They work with all students regardless of distance, the course, or the type of writing.
Veterans Resource Center
The Veterans Resource Center provides critical services and support to our service members, veterans and their families. The VRC assists with your transition from the military to higher education and back into civilian life as you learn to navigate the university system. We will support the unique recruitment, retention and educational needs of our students whose lives are connected to the military.