New Student Orientation
Welcome to Eastern Kentucky University's Manchester Regional Campus. We are excited that you will be joining us at the Manchester Campus. We look forward to working with you and making your educational journey a smooth one.
You are required to pay your Colonel Commitment Fee before registering for Orientation. Please email email@example.com before paying to have your Colonel Commitment Fee adjusted to the $50 Regional Campus rate. Wait until you have been notified of the change before making your payment.
All new students planning to attend the Manchester Regional Campus must register for a New Student Orientation at Manchester.
New Student | Transfer Student: Orientation & Placement Testing
EKU's Orientation Program is a requirement for all new students. A new student is any student attending college for the first time or a transfer student with twelve hours or less.
Students taking classes at the Manchester campus must attend an Orientation session in Manchester. During this Orientation you will have the opportunity to:
- Take a tour of the Manchester campus
- Meet the Manchester staff
- Be advised & register for classes
- Receive valuable information to get you started on a great path to a successful EKU career.
Orientation sessions last for approximately three hours. Parents/Guardians are welcome, but not required to attend.
Fall 2023 New Student Orientation
Click here to register for Manchester Orientation
- Thursday, May 25, 9am
- Tuesday, June 6, 9am
- Tuesday, June 13, 9am
- Tuesday, July 18, 9am
- Tuesday, August 1, 9am
View our New Student Checklist for additional information you need to get off to a great start at EKU Manchester!
Students with ACT scores below 18 in English, below 19 in mathematics, or below 20 in reading may take placement tests to help ensure appropriate course placement. If you are interested in taking placement exams, please contact Kristy Hampton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 606-598-8122.
For more information on placement exams and practice tests, please visit http://testing.eku.edu/placement-testing.
For further information please contact Kristy Hampton at email@example.com or (606) 598-8122.
Parents, guests, or students requiring specific accommodations should contact the Center for Student Accessibility (CSA) at (859) 622-2933 at least one week prior to the event. Individuals who need to request interpreters for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing should submit an Interpreter Request Form online at http://aslie.eku.edu/request. For those requiring other interpreting services (Spanish, German, etc.) or in need of additional accommodations should contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will ensure that your party's needs will be met to the best of our abilities!