Schedule a Visit

Now is a great time to experience all that Eastern Kentucky University has to offer you! Begin charting your journey by selecting from the exciting visit opportunities below:  

General Admissions Visits  

The General Admissions Visit is a 1.5 hour campus experience designed to familiarize you with all the wonderful majors and activities you can expect to become involved with after you are admitted to the University. During this visit, you will learn about EKU through an overview presentation and take a walking tour led by a current EKU student. 

  • General Admissions Visits are offered weekday mornings beginning at 9:00am EST on Monday and 9:30am EST on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • General Admissions Visits are offered weekday afternoons beginning at 1:30pm EST on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • All weekday campus visits begin in Room 112 of the Whitlock Building. Free parking is available in the Commonwealth Building parking lot nearby.

Interested in coming on Friday? Sign up for the View EKU visit! Visits are available at 9:30am and 1:30pm EST and include a riding tour of campus.

Colonel for a Day

The EKU Colonel for a Day Program matches prospective high school juniors and seniors with EKU undergraduate volunteers. The program allows prospective students to taste college life by attending a class with a current student. The Colonel for a Day program will be on Thursdays throughout the Spring semester from 9:15-10:45 a.m. Classes that the prospective student attends will vary in major and in duration based on length of class. Please note: late arrivals will not be permitted to attend class due to their time restraints. Parents are welcome to accompany the student to campus but will NOT be allowed to attend class with their student. Registration for our Colonel for a Day Event will be available soon!

View EKU Visit

Available year-round, View EKU is a 2.5 hour campus visit designed to give you a detailed view of our campus during your time with us. This visit will include a student-led walking/riding tour of the North and South side of campus, a residence hall, and the student recreation center.

View EKU Visits are offered Monday mornings at 11:00am EST and Friday at 9:30am and 1:30pm EST.

Explore EKU in Louisville

Join us at the Muhammad Ali Center from 6 to 8 p.m. April 18, 2017, for an evening all about EKU. Get to know our departments, staff representatives and faculty.

CLICK HERE to register for this event!

Junior Day - Saturday, April 22, 2017

Our Junior Day Program provides an opportunity for students and parents to learn about the college search process and find out information about financial aid and scholarships.

CLICK HERE to register for our Junior Day Event!

EKU Spotlight Day  

Spotlight Days are held on the Richmond Campus on selected Saturday mornings during the fall and spring terms.  Learn more about life at EKU and the college experience, meet with a panel of current EKU students who will share their "Eastern Experience," visit the academic/student services showcase to browse informational booths, take a campus tour, and mingle with faculty and staff from across the University. 

Spotlight Days will resume in Fall 2017!

If you'd like to visit to EKU sooner, please register for a General Admissions Visit

Freshman Major Meetups  

Plan now to experience one of EKU's Major Meetup events, and spend a full day on the Richmond campus! After completing our Weekday Campus Visit, you'll have the opportunity to meet with faculty and advisors from the college that interests you the most to learn more about various degree programs offered within the college. Click one of the dates below to register:

If you would like to visit EKU sooner, please register for a General Admissions Visit.

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Open Houses  

When you can't come to EKU, we try to bring EKU to you.  Open Houses are a great opportunity to learn more about EKU when we're in your area!

Open Houses will resume in Fall 2017!

College of Justice and Safety Open Houses

The College of Justice and Safety offers a number of Open House events on the same day as EKU Spotlight events. Click on the date below to register to attend an Open House:

Justice & Safety Open Houses will resume in Fall 2017!

Academic Information Sessions

EKU offers an in-depth look at two of our most prestigious programs: the College of Justice and Safety and the College of Business and Technology. Students have an opportunity to get an overview of EKU and a campus and facility tour of each college. All tours are led by current EKU students and are scheduled to last 2 hours.

Visits through the College of Justice and Safety and the College of Business and Technology are offered on Tuesday mornings at 9:30am EST and on Thursday afternoons at 1:30pm EST.

Experience EKU Honors Day  

Interested in EKU Honors?  This is the day for you!  During your visit, you will learn more about Honors, visit the Honors Living Learning Community in Burnam Hall, experience a sample Honors class, and have your questions answered by a panel of Honors staff and students. 

Transfer and Adult Learners

If you are an adult learner or transfer student register for one of our Transfer Visits given by our Student Outreach and Transition Office (SOTO).

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