Information about enrolling, orientation + other helpful resources for new Hornets
Welcome to ESU, Hornet!
We are so excited to welcome you as an ESU student! Get ready for one of the greatest experiences of your lifetime. We know you have what it takes to follow your dreams. Whether your goal is stay close to home or across the globe, you can do more than you ever imagined.
ESU faculty and staff are here for you every step of the way. This page is full of resources that will be helpful to you as a new student.
If you've just recently been admitted, go to the Hornet Connection page to view your next steps.
Parents + Guardians
Visit the next steps page and the supporting your student's success page for helpful information including tips for paying for college, financial aid, housing, scholarships and applying for FAFSA, the Stinger Success Program, counseling services and more.
TradPlus (Non-traditional students)
We know you may face different challenges as a TradPlus student. That is why we have TradPlus & Veteran Student Services embedded across departments of the university. We want you to know that you are not alone in your journey. Visit our TradPlus resources page for information on programs available to you and our orientation page.
Enrollment, housing, financial aid, Student Advising Center + textbooks
We've set up virtual Hornet Connections for you to enroll in classes. In a one-on-one session with your academic advisor you will set your fall schedule. Bring all of your questions to this meeting!
Student Advising Center
Your advisor is an excellent resource. They'll help you enroll in classes, make sure you're on track to graduate on time, and so much more. Connect with them often.
We make it easy to live on campus. You'll have everything you need steps from your classes. Visit the residential life website for more about what you need to know before coming to campus.
Sign up to reserve your space in one of the virtual e-Experience events where you'll get insider knowledge before coming to campus.
This orientation week is activity-packed! Join events, sessions and activities at the beginning of the fall semester and get to know fellow Hornets.
Get individual and personalized guidance from a peer as you navigate your first year at Emporia State University.