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Welcome to Emporia State University!

How2ESU is Emporia State University's undergraduate new student transition program. The mission of How2ESU is to welcome you to our campus community, help make Emporia State your home away from home, and provide you with the skills and resources to effectively engage in the academic and social life of the campus.

How2ESU consists of four programs that can help you start your college journey in the right direction! Research suggests that your experiences in your first semester on campus have the greatest impact on your college success. That's why we created How2ESU - to help you succeed! What does that mean? It means if you actively participate in How2ESU programs and utilize the skills and resources we're going to give you, you will greatly increase your chance of having an outstanding first year at Emporia State!

Click on the buttons above to learn more about each How2ESU program. If you have any questions about How2ESU, or about starting your journey at Emporia State, please don't hesitate to contact me!


Rachel Kohman
Senior Director, Center for Student Involvement
150 Memorial Union