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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 enroll in classes. You'll also learn important information about campus resources and college life.

Questions? Contact us at or call 620-341-5465.

Schedule your Hornet Connection visit

At Emporia State, Hornet Connection is where you enroll in classes. You'll also learn important information about campus resources and college life.

Online Enrollment Appointments

After you sign up for a Hornet Connection date your Academic Advisor will e-mail you with a designated time for your phone enrollment appointment.

Hornet Connection Dates

  • Friday, December 4, 2020 (Spring 2021)
  • Friday, January 15, 2021 (Spring 2021)
  • Tuesday, March 16, 2021
  • Friday, April 2, 2021
  • Saturday, April 10, 2021
  • Saturday, April 17, 2021
  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  • Friday, April 23, 2021
  • Friday, May 7, 2021
  • Thursday, May 20, 2021

Hornet Connection Checklist


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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

New Student Enrollment Information

The New Student Enrollment fee is $80 per student. This is a one time enrollment fee required for all new students. There is also an additional $25 fee students will need to pay for their Hornet ID card.

Payment Options

You may pay your $80 New Student Enrollment fee online when you register, or by using one of the options below:

  • The $25 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


Parking + Maps

View our parking and campus maps before you visit. We've got a parking space saved just for you!

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Where to stay

View the Visitor's Guide for information on where to stay. Ask us about lodging discounts!

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City of Emporia

While you're visiting campus, take some time to explore and get to know Emporia. You'll be glad you did.

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