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Spring Commencement

The 162nd Eureka College Commencement is Saturday, May 13, 2023 in the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena at the Reagan Athletic Complex.  Doors open at 9:30 a.m. with the ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m.  Tickets are required due to limited seating.  The event will be live-streamed on the college YouTube channel also.  

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The Uniquely Eureka Promise is a promise to assist students in a financial need, who have proven themselves successfully academically, to earn their bachelor's degree at one of the finest Liberal Arts Colleges in Illinois.

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Orientation provides tangible ways to aid in the transition of first year students and transfer students to our college campus such as class registration, meeting other students, receive IT information and help, get tips to be successful at college, and much more.


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Academics at Eureka College are designed to balance educational requirements and the freedom to pursue your intellectual curiosity and career goals. Whether you'd like to design your degree or join the ranks of some of the best vocational programs in Illinois, our Academics profile will help you find your way. Look for your program here.

10 Essentials

NO MORE GEN EDS . . . JUST THE ESSENTIALS! At Eureka College, we allow students to tailor their learning experience to their individual needs and interests while acquiring essential skills desired by employers and needed by the world.

Because We're Unique

Four Years or Free. Tuition Freeze. Experiential Learning. International Travel. Learn more about the Uniquely Eureka Advantage
of EC grads are employed or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation
Classes taught by faculty, not teaching assistants
Student body involved in multiple activities
Graduates who feel prepared to succeed
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Our Academic Standing

Located in Central Illinois, Eureka College provides numerous professional programs. We're recognized as a top college in Illinois for vocations like teacher education, nursing, communications, and criminal justice, and we're adding new courses for emerging careers like early childhood and sports management.


A Eureka College education prepares you for more than just your first job: it equips you to become a leader in your field and community. Learn about our unique offer: from the 10 Essentials to Majors, you have the chance to personalize your plan of study.

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Eureka to the Fullest

At Eureka, you’ll find faculty who will push you to accomplish things that you might think impossible. They’ll hold you to high academic standards but they will be there to help and support you along the way.


Because we are a small, tight-knit community, faculty members will get to know you even if they haven’t had you for a class. And because our campus is intimate, we can offer leadership opportunities for each and every student.


Get information here about Student Resources, Orientation, Organizations & Clubs, Career Development, Housing Options, Leadership/Service, and International Student Services. Visit out Office of Student Life here.

The Student Life Experience

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Student involvement is a huge opportunity for Eureka College students. Find an organization that matches your needs and become a valued member.


Regardless of your status – first year, transfer student, commuter or upperclassmen – we have something for you. Take some time to learn more about all of our different organizations and activities. View current Student Activities, Programs, info on Greek Life, Service Opportunities, and our dedicated Student Life Staff.

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Find your Team

Eureka College student-athletes balance their academic responsibilities and their commitment to the team. Our student-athletes are supported by coaches, faculty, and staff to ensure they excel on and off the field. As a competitive D3 school, we give young athletes valuable experience on and off the field.


Our fan base brings together the excitement of college sports along with faculty, students, and alumni in one place. Our #SwingTheAx mentality helped us become outright Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Football Champs this past year.

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Most of our student body are first-generation college students from Peoria and other small towns around Central Illinois. In the past decade, we've expanded our reach to welcome students from the Midwest and abroad; we believe that the moment of discovery is the most important thing we give to each of our students, and it starts by coming to see what campus is like during the school year.


Our on-campus experience is made up of a tight-knit community involved in every corner of the College, from performances and recitals to presentations and games. Start the journey to your moment of discovery here.

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Eureka College
May 24 @ 9:01am

Check out the photos from the Eureka College 2023 Spring Commencement! Such an exciting day for the graduates and… https://t.co/UHuo9tYbre

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Eureka College
May 23 @ 10:21am

The memorial of Eureka College alumnus and 4oth President of the United States, Ronald W. Reagan, will be Monday, J… https://t.co/eiktFWliha

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Eureka Red Devils
May 17 @ 8:03am

RT @EurekaRedDevils: Reece Scragg has been named Eureka College women's soccer head coach. He is the sixth head coach in @RedDevilsWSOC pro…

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Eureka College
May 15 @ 12:08pm

Eureka College is proud to announce the three freshmen from the class of 2027 who have been chosen as Reagan Fellow… https://t.co/zj7ba0NYkC

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Eureka College
May 13 @ 9:00am

2023 Spring Commencement starts at 10:30 a.m. Watch the live stream on YouTube (https://t.co/zVQ2dSNdAx)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF51l9G1IEXDMpSEX... Read More Here ...

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