New International Student Orientation


Welcome Week 2014!

When: Check-In on Friday, Sept. 19 at 9:00am

Where: Hargreaves Hall Lobby

View the Welcome Week 2014 page for more information.

Residence Hall Check-In:

When: Sept. 17-18

Where: Your Residencee Hall office

Welcome to EWU!

International students must check-in to their residence halls on Sept. 17-18. Orientation starts on Sept. 19 and continues on the 22nd and 23rd. Please plan your arrival on campus to allow for your orientation. See information below on airport pick-up service. As the newest members of the EWU community, we want to welcome you to the campus and provide you with resources to be successful in your academic career.

Review the information on the Welcome Week Orientation website to learn where you need to check-in for Fall 2014 Orientation. The website will be updated as we get closer to the start of fall quarter. If you haven't signed up for housing you must do so as soon as possible. 

Who Is Required to Attend?

All new international students, including international transfer students and ELI students, are required to attend.

Please note that all international students who are arriving during the summer term are also required to attend the Welcome Week Orientation.

Checking In

Students need to bring the following documents to check in:

  • Passport for you and any dependents
  • Current I-20/DS-2019
  • I-94 Arrival/Departure card or print out

Eagles Email

Please register for your EWU email account prior to arrival on campus. Information on how to set up your account is below in the Student Resources section. The Office of Global Initiatives will communicate with your official EWU Eagles email account (

Airport Pick-up Service

Airport pickup is available for fall quarter with 48 hours prior notice. Please email or call 001-509-359-2331 with your travel information to request an airport pickup.

Student Resources

Campus Information

Transport Options


Holiday Inn Express, Cheney University Area (1.7 mi. from campus)

Super 8 Motel (8.7 mi. from campus)

Holiday Inn Spokane-Airport (13.7 mi. from campus)

Ramada Inn, Spokane Airport (17.1 mi. from campus)