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Concurrent or Jump Start Enrollment Admissions Process

Jump start your college education by taking classes in high school

The Jump Start program offers the option to get a head start on your college course work at a reduced tuition rate.

Jump Start Student Admissions Process

High-five! We're excited you're getting a jump on your college career. It's never too early to start pursuing your dreams. And at ESU we have the secret sauce to make your dreams a reality.

If you are currently enrolled in high school and want to take college credit courses from Emporia

State University, you are considered a Jump Start Student. The Jump Start program offers the option to get a head start on your college course work at a reduced tuition rate. (Way to go!)

You may take up to nine college credit hours during the fall and spring semesters and six college credit hours during the summer semester. If you are from Emporia High School you will need to fill out the EHS Concurrent Enrollment Form. If you are from another school, fill out the Concurrent Enrollment Form.

For more information about our Jump Start program, please contact Jennifer Rosales at jrosale2@emporia.edu or 620-341-6111.

Step-By-Step Guide to Apply for Online or On Campus Classes at ESU

  1. Complete the Concurrent Student Enrollment Form
  2. Submit the completed form to the Admissions office. Forms can be emailed to go2esu@emporia.edu, faxed to 620-341-5599, or mailed to the following address: Emporia State Admissions, Campus Box 4034, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801.
  3. Once your application has been processed you will receive a confirmation email and a letter in the mail. The acceptance letter will include your student E number and your login information to the online student portal. To activate your student account you will need to visit Hornet365.com and click on the first time user page. For assistance on resetting your password please call our IT department at 620-341-5555.
  4. Your ESU course(s) will likely have textbooks that will assist you in your learning throughout the semester. Visit this website to identify the required readings you need and type in the course information. Once entered, click “Find Materials” and the books you need will be presented.
  5. Tuition payment will need to be made by the 5th day of class. If you have not paid your tuition in full by the 5th day of class, a $50 late fee will be added to your student account. Payments can be made through the Cashier's office located on the main level of Plumb Hall or online through the Student Account Center in Hornet 365. A payment plan option is also available through Hornet 365 for an additional $50. Please call Cashiers 620-341-5170 with any balance/payment related questions you may have.

Step-By-Step Guide to Apply for dual credit classes offered at Emporia High School

  1. Complete the EHS Dual Credit Enrollment Form
  2. Submit the completed form to the Admissions office. Forms can be emailed to go2esu@emporia.edu, faxed to 620-341-5599, or mailed to the following address: Emporia State Admissions, Campus Box 4034, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801.
  3. Once your application has been processed you will receive a confirmation email and a letter in the mail. The acceptance letter will include your student E number and your login information to the online student portal. To activate your student account you will need to visit Hornet365.com and click on the first time user page. For assistance on resetting your password please call our IT department at 620-341-5555.
  4. Tuition payment will need to be made by the 3rd day of each trimester. Payments can be made through the Cashier's office located on the main level of Plumb Hall or online through the Student Account Center in Hornet 365. A payment plan option is also available through Hornet 365 for an additional $50. Please call Cashiers 620-341-5170 with any balance/payment related questions you may have.
  5. The Hopkins Scholarship is available through Emporia High School for concurrent classes. To see if you qualify please talk to your high school counselor. If you qualify you will need to turn in the scholarship form into Jennifer Rosales at jrosale2@emporia.edu at the beginning of each trimester.