New Students - Experience Eureka: New Student Orientation
Welcome to Experience Eureka Summer Orientation!

The entire Eureka College community is committed to making each student’s transition to college life as successful as possible.

During Experience Eureka, students will:

  • Meet their peers
  • Network with current students
  • Learn about campus resources
  • Meet representatives from campus services & programs

During Experience Eureka: Orientation, families and guests will:

  • Receive additional information about the college and resources
  • Gain insight into the adjustments students and families will face during the next few years
  • Become better acquainted with the campus and university personnel
Experience Eureka:  Virtual Orientation 2020
  • You will have the opportunity to meet your advisors and sign up for classes during this online, virtual registration session. Please note once you sign up for your virtual session a EC staff member will follow up with you with an exact time slot. Dates for this orientation are as follows (Please select one date):   

  • Wednesday, May 27, Thursday, May 28, and Friday, May 29

  • Tuesday, June 16

  • Thursday, June 18
Experience Eureka:  On-Campus Orientation 2020
  • Eureka College will host an on-campus orientation day where you will learn about other resources on campus, meet faculty and staff, and start building relationships with your peers. Please click "view the full schedule of events" for additional information.

  • Thursday, July 26 - 28, 2020 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This date is for first generation students only. Click here to learn more about the First Generation Program at Eureka College.
  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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Experience Eureka: New Student Orientation is $100 per student. There is also a $15 cost per parents/family member; for materials and lunch during the program. RSVP by May 20, 2020 to sign up for your classes and an on-campus visit.


Click here to secure your summer orientation spot!


Placement Test Information

Immediately following your course registration appointment at Experience Eureka, students are able to take the MAT095R Placement Test. If students meet the minimum score of 80%, then they will test out of MAT095 and meet the math pre-requisite for many courses.


If you decide to take this test, you may bring a non-graphing scientific calculator. Please note that no cell phones, smart watches, computers, notebooks, or other electronic devices are allowed. If you decide to take the MAT095R Placement Test, you will have a delayed check out time from Orientation.


Interested in a foreign language?

Consider taking Spanish at Eureka College — there are courses for everyone, from beginners to advanced speakers.  For more information about Spanish classes or to take a placement test, please email Dr. Eaton at before you attend orientation. 

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