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Colonels Now

***COVID-19 Update regarding Colonels Now: At this time, Colonels Now will be a virtual program this summer! Online classes, virtual tutoring and mentoring. Please stay tuned to your email for any further updates or email with questions.***

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Colonels Now  is a six-week residential summer living and learning atmosphere for students transitioning from high school to college, or students who are transferring to Eastern Kentucky University. Admission is available to any incoming first-year or transferring student. Academic, social, and financial programming provide enrichment to new students looking to get a jump start on college.

Application deadline for 2020 Colonels Now:  

June 15, 2020

Online Application is available now!

To be eligible to participate in the Colonels Now program, you must:

  • Be a first-time freshman or Transfer student;
  • Apply and be accepted to the Colonels Now program; and
  • Fill out both the 2019-2020 & the 2020-2021 FAFSA. To be eligible for Summer 2020 Financial Aid, you must complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA.

For additional information, please contact one of the Colonels Now team:

Heather Davis, Associate Director, Academic Readiness and Retention-859-622-3524 or

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