New Student Orientation

Cerf Center welcome sign

Welcome to Eureka College! On Sunday, January 12, 2014 there will be a mandatory Orientation session for new Eureka College students. The Orientation will include important information for all new students about student life, information technology, financial aid, the library, and college policies, as well as an opportunity to meet some of our current students and fellow new students.

January Orientation will begin at 12:00 pm in Moser Lobby of the Donald B. Cerf Center with Check-in followed by Lunch in the South Terrill Room. Your student ID photo will also be taken during Check-in. Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to attend a variety of informational sessions concluding with an Optional Campus Tour of the academic buildings.

Please R.S.V.P. by Friday, December 20, 2013 with the names of those attending by emailing or by calling (309) 467-6420. If you are unable to attend please let us know. The college will be closed for winter break Monday, December 23rd – Wednesday, January 1st. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask. We look forward to seeing you in January!

  Event Details Location
12:00 Check-in
Students will receive their orientation packet, completed paperwork will be collected, student ID pictures will be taken.
Moser Lobby
12:30 Lunch Moser Lobby
1:00 Welcome North Terrill Room
1:15 Financial Aid & Business Office
Overview of student accounts, payment plans, Parent PLUS Loans, Alternative Loans and campus employment. Individual meeting will be scheduled with those students who have questions in regard to payment of student account.
North Terrill Room
1:45 Campus Resources
Professional staff members from Student Programs & Services, Athletics, Information Technology, and the Learning Center will be available to discuss services provided at Eureka College and how to best utilize each service.
North Terrill Room
2:45 Library Tours (Students) /
Networking with Student Leaders (Parents/Guests)
Melick Library was built in 1967 and was named after the brothers Wesley and Clinton F. Melick. It is a valuable and vital resource for the College Community. It houses the Library collection and provides Information Literacy instruction on accessing and evaluating the resources found in its open stacks as well as licensed online databases. The library is also home to the Multimedia Services department, a computer lab, four classrooms, the Gammon Room, and the Mark R. Shenkman Reagan Research Center and College Archives.
Melick Library /
North Terrill Room
3:15 Office Verification Moser Lobby
4:00 Optional Campus Tour of Academic Buildings  
  The Eureka College Bookstore will be open from 12:00 – 4:30