Welcome to Eastern
College life introduces new experiences for every student. It’s a time of change and discovery. Use these resources to find important information for parents and others who support future college students.
This 60-minute tour is the best way for students and families to explore the EWU Cheney campus. You’ll join a student tour guide and a small group of future students on an outside walking tour of campus. You’ll visit classroom buildings, student services and popular student locations.
For virtual group visits, please fill out our request form.
Many students are surprised by the academic rigor of college. To help your student make the transition, EWU has innovative and successful support programs.More Info
EWU is the best value among all public four-year universities in the state. See how much your family can save.Tuition & Fees
Check the academic calendar for important dates, including the first day of class, finals week and holiday breaks.View Calendar
This report provides a transparent overview of crime statistics. EWU has been named one of the safest college campuses in the country for 2018 according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security.View Report
In the event of a campus emergency the CEMP is a framework for mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities.Emergency Information
Students and families can sign up for EWU Alerts. Get notified by text message in the event of an emergency or safety situation like incremental weather.Learn More
Emergency call buttons are located throughout campus to quickly notify EWU police officers and get a swift response.
We have our own police team on campus. Eastern’s police officers are friendly and approachable, with a strong commitment to student safety and a connection to local police and fire departments.
As a parent, grandparent or sibling, you are part of our Eagle family, too. Family Programs help you stay connected to your student and let you know about important updates… just in case your student forgets to tell you.
One of our traditions is Eagle Family Homecoming. Come visit your student, enjoy the campus and watch the annual homecoming football game.
Our E-Blast will include a blog made to keep parents in the know and newsflashes emailed to you directly with the following information:
Your Guide to Supporting your Student through the Conduct Process
An awesome opportunity for Eagles to get involved in the Spokane community!
Questions to Ponder with Your Student
Your Guide to Affordable and Accessible Textbooks at EWU
The Journey to Career Readiness at Eastern Washington University
Winter Break is near! Before your student takes off, we want to answer all of your questions and ensure they travel back and forth from campus safely.
With the amount of time spent every day on our smartphones, why does my student hate talking on the phone?
Helping Your Student Identify Resources On and Off Campus
We can’t make hotel recommendations, but the ones listed below offer a special EWU rate if asked. For more options, head to the Visit Spokane website. Remember to ask about the special EWU hotel rate.