The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

AIM HIGH Grant funding will make Eastern accessible to bigger pool of future students

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2018

The EIU Promise Program that was revealed Thursday will reduce or offset the full cost of tuition and mandatory fees costs, including textbook rental fees, for qualified Illinois students who enroll as...

Eastern looks to retention efforts following increase in enrollment

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief September 5, 2018

With enrollment up by 7.1 percent, with a total head count of 7,526 students compared to last year’s number of 7,030, Eastern is taking steps to retain students in order to continue to grow enrollment...

Students reveal how they deal with tuition

Veronica Martin, Contributing Writer December 5, 2017

Using a variety of methods, students are navigating the sometimes-challenging task of how to pay their college tuition. Nicole Brown-Glenn, a junior family and consumer sciences major, said she has a...

Keep up with financial aid

Staff Report October 31, 2017

Financial aid can be confusing. Several students in an article recently in The Daily Eastern News were confused on some aspects of financial aid, which is of course understandable. There are many details...

Financial aid offered for study abroad programs

Megan Noonan, Contributing Writer October 17, 2016

  Many students believe that it costs more to attend study abroad than usual tuition. George Anaman, a graduate student who works in the study abroad office, said that is a myth. Rachel Lindhart,...

FAFSA filing starts Saturday

Adrian Bolaji, Contributing Writer September 27, 2016

Financial Aid is a necessity for many students, but getting it can be a tricky process for some. This year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid comes with some changes, as students can now...

MAP grant deadline is Saturday

Jason Howell, Online Editor February 20, 2015

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has announced the deadline to be eligible for the Monetary Award Program is Saturday, February 21. In an email sent to students Friday, Carol Waldmann, the...

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