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Frequently Asked Questions

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FAQs for students interested in applying to EKU:

1.  How do I apply for admission to EKU?  How Do I Apply Web page

2.  How much does it cost? Current Term Costs

3.  How do I apply for financial aidSubmit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

4.  What types of scholarships are available? Scholarship Office Webpage / Transfer Student Scholarships

5.  How would I obtain an EKU Undergraduate CatalogView EKU Undergraduate Catalog

6.   Which courses will transfer?  View EKU Transfer Equivalency Web page or complete the Pre-Evaluation of Transfer Credit request form

7.  Where do I go online to request my transcript?  The National Student Clearinghouse provides a service to order transcripts online. Transcripts can be mailed to the EKU Office of Admissions or sent via Electronic PDF to
Access the Transcript Ordering Center

8.  I am interested in a particular major, how would I contact the department?  View all EKU Departments

9.  I am a veteran, where can I find specific information about veterans programs at EKU?   EKU Millitary & Veterans Affairs Website

10.  Where can I find specific information that pertains to international students?  View International Student Website

FAQs for students that have applied and been accepted to EKU:

1.  What is an EKU Student ID number?  Your student id number is your primary identification number for most systems on campus.  EKU no longer uses your social security number.  

2.  How do I get my student ID number?  Once you are admitted to EKU, you will receive an acceptance letter. This letter will include your student ID number and information on EKUDirect.

3.  What happens if I forget my student ID number?  Instructions: Obtain your Forgotten Student ID Number 

4.  What is EKU Direct?  EKU Direct is your connection to campus services.  These services include activating you EKU email account, registering for classes, obtaining a parking permit and much more. EKU Direct Information

EKU Direct is where students:

IMPORTANT: You can only update your address or phone number by visiting the Registrar's office in room 239 of the Student Services Building. You cannot change your official EKU e-mail address.

5.  What is DegreeWorks? DegreeWorks is a web-based tool for students to monitor their academic progress toward degree completion. DegreeWorks also allows students and their advisors to plan future academic coursework. DegreeWorks Video Tutorials / DegreeWorks Student Help Sheet

6. How do I connect to the EKU's wireless internet with my computer and iPhone?  Automatically Configure Wireless Now

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