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Summer firstSTEP Orientation

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    firstSTEP Orientation is a required one-day summer academic orientation for incoming first year students who have confirmed their intent to enroll for Fall Quarter 2015. Parents and guests are encouraged to accompany students.

    Transfer students with 40 or MORE university/college credits will attend our Transfer Express Orientation (TEO) September 21, 2015. Visit our TEO website for more information and registration directions.

    Students attending the firstSTEP Orientation will:

    family/Guests attending the firstSTEP Orientation will:

    Summer 2015 firstSTEP Orientation Session Dates

    For EWU first year students (Freshman, Transfer, non-traditional) with zero or FEWER than 40 university/college credits and ALL Running Start students:   

    firstSTEP Registration Directions:

    1. If you have not done so, please visit the Admitted Students webpage (see step 1) to confirm your intent to enroll.

    2. Setup your NetID and Password and SAVE. To do so, you will need your EWUID. To begin Click Here.

    3. To successfully register for a firstSTEP Orientation Session, you will have to enter your student e-mail. To setup your student e-mail Click here to begin.
    1. To begin your firstSTEP Orientation Session registration please FIRST read the directions below: then Click Here to go to the firstSTEP Registration Form.
    1. If you will have family members or guests attend they each will have to purchase a lunch ticket HERE three (3) days before attending firstSTEP.

    1. Live-on Requirement: If you are a new first year student and have not applied for on-campus housing, please do so by visiting: If you are planning to live at home with your parents or would like to request an exception to the housing live-on requirement please visit the EWU housing requirement page.

    If you have any questions or would like to make changes to your registration please call us at 509.359.6843. 

    firstSTEP Resources

    Student Sample Schedule Note: firstSTEP will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participating students MUST check in bewtween 7am and 8am.

    Family/Guest Sample Schedule

    Driving and Parking Directions

    Cheney Campus Map

    Updated 07/28/15

    Contact Information

    Office of New Student Transitions and Parent Programs
    322 Pence Union Building (PUB)
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.6843
    fax: 509.359.6881

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