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Student FAQ

Want to learn more about EKU?

  1. How do I apply?

  2. What kind of scholarships does EKU offer?

  3. How do I apply for financial aid?

  4. What programs does EKU offer?

  5. How much does it cost to attend Eastern?

  6. How do I arrange a campus visit?

Already attend Eastern and have a question?

  1. How do I request a transcript?

  2. When can I register for classes?

  3. How do I register for classes?

  4. What if there is a hold on my registration?

  5. How do I get my Alternate PIN to register?

  6. How do I appeal a grade?


Prospective Students

  1. How do I apply to EKU?

    We are excited that you are interested in attending Eastern Kentucky University. For information about the application process for undergraduate students, visit the Admissions Office at admissions.eku.edu/apply. You can also call the EKU Admissions at 859-622-2106 or toll free at 800-465-9191.

    For information about the graduate admission process, please see visit the Graduate School website or contact the Graduate School Office at 859-622-1744.

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  2. What kind of scholarships does EKU offer?

    EKU offers a variety of scholarships to its students. The EKU Scholarship Office provides a list of scholarships at scholarships.eku.edu/types-scholarships. For additional information about EKU's scholarships, contact the Scholarship Office at 859-622-8032.

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  3. How do I apply for financial aid?

    In addition to scholarships, EKU offers several financial aid options to help with the cost of attendance. Students who are interested in financial aid should fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The EKU Financial Aid Office offers assistance with the application process. For questions about financial aid, contact the Financial Aid Office at 859-622-2361.

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  4. What programs does EKU offer?

    EKU offers a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs for you to explore. The department housing each post-baccalaureate, major, minor, certificate, or endorsement program can answer further questions about EKU's offerings.

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  5. How much does it cost to attend Eastern?

    Tuition rates are available on the Admissions web page at admissions.eku.edu/how-much-does-it-cost. For questions about tuition rates and fees, contact the EKU Admissions Office at 859-622-2106 or toll free at 800-465-9191.

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  6. How do I arrange a campus visit?

    Contact the Admissions office or visit the Admissions web page at admissions.eku.edu/visit to learn more about campus tours or to arrange a visit to Eastern's Campus Beautiful.

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Explore the Admissions website for more information about attending Eastern Kentucky University. If you still have questions about EKU, let us know!


Current Students/Alumni

  1. How do I request a transcript?

    For your convenience, an unofficial transcript can be printed directly from your EKUDirect account. Official transcripts can be requested through the Registrar's Office. Information about requesting transcripts is available on the Registrar's web page at registrar.eku.edu/transcripts or contact the Registrar's Office at 859-622-2320.

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  2. When can I register for classes?

    Registration dates are generally determined by student status and number of hours completed. In addition to being an informative resource for key dates in the upcoming semesters, the Colonel's Compass provides a comprehensive list of registration and advising dates.

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  3. How do I register for classes?

    The Registrar's Office can assist students with questions about the registration process. You can contact the registration staff in the Registrar's Office at 859-622-2320. Instructions and tips regarding registration can be found on the Colonel's Compass at colonelscompass.eku.edu/registration-processes-helpful-hints.

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  4. What if there is a hold on my registration?

    If you experience a registration error or a registration hold while trying to register for classes, contact the Registrar's Office at 859-622-2320.

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  5. How do I get my Alternate PIN to register?

    Your advisor has your Alternate PIN (formerly known as your RAC number). Each student should complete advising to receive his or her Alternate PIN prior to registering for classes. If you have not completed advising, or if you lost your Alternate PIN, please contact your advisor. If you are unsure who your advisor is, the Advising Office can help.

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  6. How do I appeal a grade?

    For information regarding grade appeals see Policy 4.1.15P, Grade Appeals on the EKU Policy web page.

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If you have a question that is not answered here, please email us or call our office at 859-622-3884.

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