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Hornet Connection

Enroll in classes at Hornet Connection

Welcome to Emporia State, Hornet!

At Emporia State, Hornet Connection is where you will meet with your academic advisor, enroll in classes and get your student ID. You'll also learn important information about campus resources and college life and meet fellow classmates.

Questions? Contact us at go2esu@emporia.edu or call 620-341-5465.

Schedule your Hornet Connection visit

Enroll in classes, get important information, get your ID, meet professors and make new friends by attending a Hornet Connection.

Hornet Connection Schedule:

  • 8:30 a.m. Check In
  • 9:30 a.m. Presentations Begin
  • 10:40 a.m. Enrollment 101
  • 11:20 a.m. Connection Fair
  • 11:50 a.m. Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. Advising
  • 12:30 p.m. Parents Program
  • 1:30 p.m. Residence Halls Tours (optional)

Hornet Connection Dates

  • Friday, December 6, 2019 (for Spring 2020)
  • Friday, January 10, 2020 (for Spring 2020)
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020 (F/T)
  • Friday, March 27, 2020 (F/T)
  • Saturday, April 4, 2020 (F/T)
  • Friday, April 10, 2020 (T)
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020 (F/T)
  • Saturday, April 18, 2020 (F/T)
  • Friday, April 24, 2020 (F/T)
  • Friday, May 15, 2020 (F/T)
  • Friday, May 29, 2020 (T)
  • Friday, June 12, 2020 (F/T)
  • Friday, July 17, 2020 (F/T)
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2020 (F/T)

Hornet Connection Checklist

TAKE THE ALGEBRA EVALUATION

Log in to Canvas for the Algebra evaluation. Login with your ESU username and password to access the Algebra Evaluation. This will help you and your advisor decide in which math class you should enroll. If you have already taken college math, you do not need to take the evaluation but please bring a college transcript with proof of achievement. Algebra Evaluation Frequently Asked Questions.pdf.

COMPLETE THE PRE-ENROLLMENT PROFILE

This will ensure your academic advisor has the most accurate information prior to your enrollment session at Hornet Connection. View the Pre-enrollment profile.

E NUMBER, USERNAME, AND PASSWORD

Make sure to bring your E Number, username and password so you can get into Hornet 365 to enroll. You received this information in your acceptance letter package.

COLLEGE TRANSFER WORK

Please arrange to have your most recent transcripts sent to ESU at least 2 weeks before your Hornet Connection date. If you are currently taking college classes, please be sure to bring your midterm grade report or proof of enrollment.

IMMUNIZATION DOCUMENTATION

State law requires a meningitis vaccination or completion of waiver if you plan to live on campus. If at all possible, get your vaccination before coming to Hornet Connection and bring the documentation. For more information, see the Meningitis policy.

CONSIDER THE CLASSES YOU WANT TO TAKE

Do you want to teach? Are you interested in a business degree? Still exploring your options? No worries! The Student Advising Center has curriculum guides that outline the classes required for each major. You can also review the General Education Requirements to prepare. Visit the SAC website or contact the office at 620-341-5421 for more information. Having a general idea of what you would like to take will make your enrollment experience more enjoyable!

DRESS FOR THE DAY

You will have your photo taken for your Hornet ID Card so you want to look your best! You will also be walking to and from buildings during the day so wear comfortable shoes and consider bringing a jacket or sweater.

SPENDING THE NIGHT IN EMPORIA

If need be, book a room at a local venue. Check with admissions for establishments offering ESU discounts.

Hornet Connection Fee Information

The Hornet Connection program fee is $80 per student. This is a one time enrollment fee required for all new students. There is also an additional $18 fee students will need to pay for their Hornet ID card.

Payment Options

You may pay your $80 Hornet Connection Program fee online when you register, or by using one of the options below:

  • The $18 Hornet ID fee will need to be paid on the day you attend Hornet Connection using cash, check, or card.
  • Pay over phone - call 620-341-5465.
  • Pay the day you attend Hornet Connection by cash, check or card.
  • Mail your payment to admissions. Print the registration form and mail it with a check or money order payable to Emporia State University. Address: ESU Admissions, Box 4034, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801.

Questions? Call us at 620-341-5465 or email go2esu@emporia.edu.

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