Big E for On-Campus Students
Welcome to EKU! As one of many first-year students, being a part of the Big E Welcome will ensure you begin your college journey successfully.
At the Big E Welcome you will:
- EXCITE your Colonel spirit by embracing EKU traditions and embarking on your individual “Eastern Experience.”
- EXCHANGE dialogue, ideas, and perspectives with faculty, staff, and peers to connect with the greater EKU community.
- EXCEL inside and outside the classroom by establishing positive habits that will help make you a successful Colonel at EKU and beyond.
How will the Big E Welcome benefit me as an on-campus student?
- Discover what it means to be a student at Eastern Kentucky University.
- Make connections with other fellow first-year students that live in your hall, share your interests, and take the same classes as you.
- Identify ways to get involved in your residence hall and greater EKU community.
- Learn about resources that will guide and enhance your collegiate experience.
Do I need to pay anything to participate?
No, the experience comes at no charge to EKU students.
Where can I learn more information?
The Big E Welcome schedule can be found by clicking the link here. You will receive information in the mail as well. We can’t wait to see you at the Big E Welcome!
With questions, please contact:
Student Life and First-Year Experience