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Emporia State Black and Gold Visit

Black + Gold Visits are ESU's premier visit experience.

A great way to start discovering ESU!

Come see what ESU is all about

These fun, interactive visit days showcase a glimpse into life as a Hornet with:

  • Presentation that includes admissions, financial aid, and scholarship information
  • Tour of campus
  • Optional tour of a residence hall
  • FREE lunch!


If you are planning to bring a group of students to one of our Black & Gold events, please contact before signing up.

Spring 2024 BLACK & GOLD DATES

  • Friday, February 23rd
  • Saturday, March 2nd
  • Saturday, March 23rd
  • Friday, April 19th

Schedule for Friday Black & Gold

  • 10:30 am Check-in, Memorial Union east lobby
  • 11 am Welcome, Webb Hall
  • 11:15 am Complimentary Lunch in Hornets’ Nest Dining Hall
  • 12 pm Admissions Presentation and Scholarship Drawing, Webb
  • 1 pm Guided Campus Tour
  • 2 pm Academic Fair, Ballroom
  • 2:20 pm Residence Hall Tours (optional), offered continuously until 3 pm
  • 2-3 pm Optional Survey (get a free T-shirt for completing!)

Schedule for Saturday Black & Gold

  • 8:30 am Check in, Memorial Union east lobby
  • 9 am Welcome, Webb Hall
  • 9:10 am Guided Campus Tour
  • 10:10 am Admissions Presentation and Scholarship Drawing, Webb
  • 11 am Academic Fair, Ballroom
  • 11:20 am Residence Hall Tours (optional), offered continuously until 12 p.m.
  • 11 am-12 pm Optional Survey (get a free T-shirt for completing!)
  • 11:30 a.m. Complimentary Lunch in the Hornet’s Nest Dining Hall, open from 11:30 am to 1 pm

Sign up for Black and Gold Visit

Sign up using the link below. We can't wait to see you on campus!

Sign up here

Per NCAA regulations, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions cannot set up appointments with coaches for potential recruits. However, we are allowed to provide the coach’s contact information for you to set up an appointment during your visit. Contact the Admissions Office at (620) 341-5465 or at for their contact information.

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.

Requests for accommodation

Our Student Accessibility & Support Services office is here to answer your questions and arrange accommodations for you. For more information, contact:

Phone: 620-341-6637
TTY: 620-341-6646
Fax: 620-341-6640

Map of Emporia State campus

Parking + Maps

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

Parking + Maps
Wooster Lake Campus

Where to stay

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

Visit Emporia
Downtown Emporia

City of Emporia

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

About Emporia

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Admitted Students

Psst! If you are an admitted student and ready to enroll, you want to sign up for Hornet Connection.

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Get a sneak peek of campus

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