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    firstSTEP Orientation is a required one-day summer academic orientation for all incoming first year students (Freshmen, Transfer, non-traditional with zero or fewer than 40 university/college credits and ALL former Running Start Students) who have confirmed their intent to enroll for Fall Quarter 2016. Parents and guests are encouraged to accompany students.

    Are you a Transfer student coming to EWU with more than 40 university/college credits? Please visit our Transfer Session webpage.

    Students attending the firstSTEP Orientation will:

    Family/Guests attending the firstSTEP Orientation will:

    Summer 2016 firstSTEP Orientation Session Dates (all Fridays) for first year students (Freshmen, Transfer, non-traditional) with zero or fewer than 40 university/college credits and ALL former Running Start Students:

    June 17 CLOSED
    June 24 CLOSED
    July 8 CLOSED
    July 15 CLOSED
    July 22 CLOSED
    July 29 CLOSED
    August 5 CLOSED
    August 12 CLOSED

    All firstSTEP Orientation sessions have closed. If you are a first year student, please contact the office of Undergraduate Academic Advising 509.359.2345 for assistance with connecting you with your academic advisor and schedule a fall quarter advising session. 

    Information is available to you via our Online OrientationIf you need assistance with any other aspect of your transition to EWU please contact us, we are here to help. 

    If you have successfully signed up for firstSTEP you will receive a confirmation e-mail with details and your Pre-Orientation Homework that requires your action that is time sensitive.

    If you will have family members or guests attend they each will have to purchase a lunch ticket three (3) days before attending firstSTEP. Lunch purchase link is coming soon. NOTE: Students who have successfully registered for orientation session will receive lunch the day of at no additional cost.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

    firstSTEP Session Resources

    Updated 08/08/2016

    Contact Information

    New Student Transitions and Parent Programs
    300 Showalter Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.6843

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