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To help all new graduate and distance students orient to Emporia State University, we have created a guide, which will help you located student services quickly. Just click on the Graduate and Distance Student Guide Link.

Do you have questions or need help enrolling? Contact our office, we would be happy to help!

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Distance Programs

Are you interested in getting more information about our online or off-campus graduate and undergraduate programs?


Emporia State has been offering programs at Emporia State University - Kansas City since 2005 and has been offering programs in the Kansas City area for over 10 years. We are extremely proud of the ESU-Kansas City programs that allow you to complete your degree without leaving the Kansas City area. We hope you will make the decision to join the Emporia State family!

If you are interested in visiting the ESU-KC site, please contact us at 913-338-4378 or to set up a time to tour facilities and meet with the staff. 

ESU-KC is located at: 8400 W 110th Street, Suite 150, Overland Park, KS 66210


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Student Services

ESU Distance Education provides support services and information to all students taking online, blended or off-campus courses.  

Course Schedule 

Distance Calendar



State Authorization

Online and Distance Education is an important part of Emporia State University's program offerings, with many students participating in federal financial aid. ESU’s Distance Education is working in cooperation with the Department of Education and states' agencies to comply with required authorizations so that we can continue to provide educational access to students across the country. We are evaluating and working to comply with these various requirements and will provide up-to-date information when available.

Emporia State University has been approved to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA)

State Authorization



Distance Newsletters

Keep up-to-date with the latest news from Distance Education.  Click on Newsletter Link below.

Distance Newsletters


DegreeWorks has been implemented and is a way to monitor your academic progress through your graduate program.  The tutorial below provides a general overview of how to find, login and use DegreeWorks.  We hope you find this tool to be useful. Login to DegreeWorks through Buzzin. 


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Distance Event

Emporia State University – KC is hosting information sessions once each semester!  You will have the opportunity to learn more about our NEW degrees offered online and face–to–face. Additionally, we will discuss admission, enrollment procedures, costs, scholarships, and more.

Please RSVP