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Transfer Student First Quarter Agenda

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Things to do once you arrive on-campus for your first quarter at EWU:

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    Before the quarter starts

    Buy textbooks

    Buy your textbooks in the University Bookstore, Pence Union Building (PUB) 152 or through the University Bookstore website. Students with classes at the EWU Riverpoint (Spokane) campus will need to buy those textbooks at the Spokane Center Bookstore website. Print off your class schedule and find your books by the course code, course number and section number (example: ENGL 101-05). To find your class schedule in MyEWU, go to:  

    1. Students
    2. Click "Concise Student Schedule" in the "Registration Tools box" (in the left-hand column).

    Complete online New Student Orientation

    Complete the Online New Student Orientation for transfer students. The Online New Student Orientation has been designed to acquaint new students with many of the aspects of campus life and the Cheney community. Many challenges lie ahead, and all new students should use this time to become familiar with campus and the many resources available. The Online Orientation will help you discover these resources.

    Print campus maps

    Print the EWU (Cheney) Campus Map and the EWU Riverpoint (Spokane) Campus Map.

    Get EWU ID (EagleCard)

    Get your EagleCard in the EagleCard Office in Tawanka Commons (TAW) 120. With your EagleCard, you can:

    First day of the quarter

    Check your schedule in EagleNET to check for updates to your class schedule, especially change of class location.

    Get Connected to Canvas

    Canvas is EWU's Learning Management System. For for more information and to get connected to Canvas.

    Early in the quarter

    Meet with your advisor

    Remember to make your appointment early in the quarter to meet with your academic or departmental advisor.  Connect with your Academic Advisor (and find their contact information). Priority Registration for the next term begins the 7th week of the current term. Transfer students with less than 45 earned credits must meet with their academic or departmental advisor prior to registering each quarter. Advisors' calendars typically fill quickly, so make sure to schedule your advising appointment early each quarter!   

    Take the Math Placement Test

    Take the Math Placement Test as soon as possible if you did not take (and pass) a mathematics course at your previous college or university. Please note that most math and science classes require placement testing or previous college coursework in math. Check the Math Placement Test website for test dates, practice test and instructions.

    Academic Resources

    Contact Information

    Center for Academic Advising and Retention
    305 Monroe Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    email: genadvising@ewu.edu
    phone: 509.359.2345
    fax: 509.359.6405

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