Skip to content

Freshman First Year Experience Programs


First year experience programs are designed to integrate first year students into the EWU community, identify campus resources, and foster relationships amongst peers, staff, and faculty.

Top Navigation

Main Navigation

  • EWU Home
  • Academics at Eastern
  • Academic Support
  • Freshman First Year Experience Programs
  • Main Content

    The Focus First Year and Eastern Scholars programs are both designed to:


    TRiO FOCUS First Year 

    FOCUS First Year is housed within the Academic Success Center and offers a structured year-long experience for first-year freshman.  The program is designed to help assist students successfully transition into the academic and social community of EWU.  An emphasis will be placed on helping students cultivate successful college study strategies and time management.  Students must be TRiO eligible to participate.   

    Current EWU StudentsCurrent EWU students can learn more about how to participate in one or more student success services through the Academic Success Center.


    Eastern Scholars Program

    Through its focus on academic enrichment, the Eastern Scholars Program (ES) equips students with diverse skills to successfully navigate their first year at Eastern Washington University.



    Contact Information

    Academic Success Center
    111 Monroe Hall
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2487
    fax: 509.359.2808

    Footer Navigation

    Text Only Options

    View the original version of this page.