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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!

Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are limiting Black & Gold events to 55 students. Each student is allowed to bring one guest.

These fun, interactive visit days showcase a glimpse into campus life with the Academic and Student Life programs fair; admissions, financial Aid and scholarships presentation; tours of campus and the residence halls; and free lunch!

Black + Gold Visit Schedule

Friday Schedule

11:15 a.m. Check in, lunch in the Hornets Nest
12 p.m. ESU presentation, Q+A, scholarship drawing
1 p.m. Student-led campus tour
2 p.m. Academic and Student Life Fair
2:30 p.m. Check out (get t-shirt, optional residence hall tour)

Saturday Schedule

8:30 a.m. Check in, Memorial Union (MU) East Lobby
8:30 a.m. Student Services Fair, MU 250 Ballroom
9:10 a.m. Campus Tour, Depart from Webb Hall
10:10 a.m. General Session - Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarship Drawing, Webb Hall
11 a.m. Academic Fair, MU 250 Ballroom
11:20 a.m. Complete a survey and get a free T-shirt! (optional), Alumni Lounge
11:20 a.m. Residence Hall Tours (optional), offered continuously until 12 p.m. Depart from MU East Lobby
11:30 a.m. Complimentary Lunch, Hornet’s Nest Dining Hall, open from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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


Parking + Maps

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

Parking + Maps
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Where to stay

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

Visit Emporia
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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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Psst...If you are an admitted student and are ready to enroll. you want to sign up for a Hornet Connection.

Hornet Connection