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Visit Emporia State University

When you visit us on campus, you'll find surprises around every corner!

Start discovering what's in store for you at ESU today.

Visit Emporia State University

With 200+ academic programs everything is possible. You'll love the high-impact, hands-on learning experiences that will prepare you for your career. It's this approach that has earned ESU the Colleges of Distinction designation. With the lowest average student debt of all public universities in Kansas and a 96% career outcomes rate for Hornets, Emporia State is a great value!

Summer Visit

Over the summer we offer small group experiences packed with information you need to know about ESU. These visits feature an admissions/ financial aid and scholarship presentation, tour of campus, and tour of a residence hall.

Black+Gold Days

ESU's premier campus visit experience! This fun, interactive day is info-packed!

Saturday Spotlight

Our Saturday Spotlights are a personalized, small group experience packed with information you need to know about ESU. These visits feature an admissions, financial aid and scholarship presentation, and tour of campus.

Enrollment + Advising

Hornet Connection

ESU's enrollment event for new undergraduate students.

Academic Advising Appointment

Contact the Admissions Office at or 620-341-5465 to help schedule an in-person or virtual appointment with an advisor.

Getting Here + Getting Around

Where to park + where to go

Campus visitors meet on the east side of the Memorial Union, located at 1331 Market St., Emporia, KS 66801. We have designated admissions parking spots and metered parking just for you in front of the Memorial Union. Don't pay the meter - we will give you a parking pass. We'll be there to greet you just inside the east doors of the union.

View parking maps here

Requests for accommodation

If you are a person with a disability and need accommodations while visiting campus, please request accommodations at least 72 hours prior to your campus visit. Student Accessibility and Support Services in conjunction with admissions will arrange accommodations for you. For questions, please contact:

Student Accessibility and Support Services (SASS)
Plumb Hall 106
Phone: 620-341-6637
Fax: 620-341-6640

Graduate students go here to schedule your campus tour.

Graduate Campus Tour

Emporia, Always an Adventure!

See for yourself what makes our city so great.

While you're visiting campus, take some time to explore Emporia. Right out the front doors of ESU, you’ll find

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We love hosting students for group visits. A day at ESU is a great introduction to the college experience with campus activities, tours and more. Contact us at 620-341-5465 or

Schedule a Group Visit