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Colonels Now

Colonels Now is a six-week residential summer living and learning atmosphere for students new to Eastern Kentucky University. 

Registrants will have the opportunity to take two (2) credit-bearing courses to get ahead in their major or two (2) readiness courses if they need them.  Tutoring and mentoring will be available for all students.  Social programming throughout the day and night will be provided for students who wish to participate.  Colonels Now will take place June 27-August 6, 2021.

Application deadline for 2021 Colonels Now:  

June 15, 2021

Registration is now open.  Login to complete the application form with your Admissions Portal email & password here.

To be eligible to participate in the Colonels Now program, you must:

  • Be admitted to EKU as a new student in Fall 2021
  • Register for the Colonels Now program
  • Fill out both the 2020-2021 & the 2021-2022 FAFSA. To be eligible for Summer 2021 Financial Aid, you must complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA.

For additional information, please contact Heather Davis, Associate Director, Academic Readiness and Outreach:  (859)-622-3524 or