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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!

Fall Visit

Our Fall Visit days 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, a complimentary lunch, campus tour, and an academic appointment with a representative from the academic department that you're interested in.

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.

Group Visits

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.


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Hispanic Family Night, October 26, 5:30-8 p.m.

Hispanic Family Night provides you and your family with a fun night and free dinner at Emporia State, while also learning about admissions and financial aid! All of our activities and materials will be offered in both English and Spanish.

La Noche de la Familia Hispana le brinda a usted y su familia una noche divertida y una cena gratis en Emporia State, ¡Al mismo tiempo podrá aprender sobre admisiones y ayuda financiera! Todas nuestras actividades y materiales se ofrecerán tanto en inglés como en español ¡

Hispanic Family Night Sign-up

Art Department Grand Tour

Come experience an inside peek at how artists create at our Art Department Grand Tour! This day will be filled with first-hand demonstrations by faculty and students and include information about the programs offered in the Department of Art at Emporia State.


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
Email: sass@emporia.edu
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