The offices of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid and Scholarships have enjoyed working with you from your first contact with ESF to your decision to enroll! Whether you will be with us online, on-campus, at the Ranger School, or commuting, we offer you a warm welcome and look forward to supporting you in any way we can as you transition to life as a Mighty Oak. You will contribute so much to the ESF community — both in and out of the classroom.

We can’t wait for you to get started!

Kitty McCarthy

Associate Provost for Enrollment Management

Accepted Student Zoom Session

Join current Sustainability Management students, staff, and a representative from the Office of Admissions to discuss what it is like to study online at ESF and answer any questions you might have about starting out. This session is specifically for our online students.

Sustainability Management Welcome | June 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Register Here

New Student and Family Zoom Sessions include all ESF students as an opportunity to build community with new students and families and to keep you informed about campus resources, and traditions at ESF. Save these dates and stay tuned for registration details.

Academic Life at ESF | July 25 at 4 p.m.

Student Life at ESF | Aug.1 at 4 p.m.

Health & Wellness | Aug. 8 at 4 p.m.

We will also post the recordings to our website, so you can watch them on demand. 

Check Out the New Student Website

Important Dates

Online Student Orientation: Aug. 14 – Aug. 25

Family Weekend: Oct. 21 – Oct. 22 

Submit Your Transcripts

ESF will pre-register you over the summer for many of your fall courses. Please be sure to submit all college/university credit, including AP scores and final transcripts, to ESF's Office of Undergraduate Admissions below.

Click the green button to send an email and submit.

Submit My Transcript

Upload ID Photo

In order to get your student ID and complete your Banner profile, you will need to upload your photo in two places.


Step 1: Upload your photo for use in ESF systems by logging into your myESF Banner profile here and navigate to the personal information tab.


Step 2: Upload your photo in SU systems by using the Get app or the Get website. You can find the detailed instructions here.

Please keep the following in mind:

  • Take a passport-like photo
  • Upload a color photo with no filters
  • Show your full face
  • Use a solid background
  • The ID card holder should be the only person in the picture
  • No hats or headgear except when worn for religious reasons
  • Try to avoid reflections in your glasses
  • Do not edit or alter the image

Apply for Academic Accommodations

The Center for Disability Resources (CDR) at Syracuse University provides and coordinates educational support services for students with disabilities at ESF. This includes facilitating access to programs, coordinating auxiliary aids, offering general academic support, and providing academic accommodations in the classroom. If you are interested in exploring what support you can receive at college, please begin this process as early as possible to ensure support is in place for the start of fall classes. 


Click the green button for more details.

More Information

Set Up Refund Status

For most students*, refunds will be processed through a third party called BankMobile. You should have received notifications from them to set up your preference. Please refer to their website for more information. If you need additional assistance, please contact the Bursar's Office at or call (315) 470-6652.

*If you are an International Student or a visiting student, you will receive a check from ESF. Your refunds will not go through BankMobile. You will be emailed by the ESF Cashier when it is ready. Please bring your ID to 102 Bray Hall for pickup.

To assist in budgeting for educational expenses, ESF offers interest-free installment plans. Applications as well as scheduling of and making payments can be completed online via the ESF Student Portal where you find your bill.

For more information regarding collection policies, withdrawals, liability schedules, and other student account information, click the button below.

ESF Bursar's Office

We understand that college life can be both exciting and challenging.

That's why we have a dedicated team of professionals at the ESF Counseling Center to support your mental health and well-being. Your participation with the Counseling Center is confidential and does not become part of your academic record. 

By actively engaging with these services, students can enhance their mental health, develop essential life skills, and make the most of their college experience. The Counseling Center provides a safe and non-judgmental space where students can discuss their concerns, seek guidance, and develop coping strategies to overcome obstacles and maintain balance. We provide a holistic approach to students' well-being, addressing not only academic challenges but also personal, emotional, and social aspects of life.


As you embark on this exciting chapter of your academic journey, we encourage you to embrace the support and resources available at the Counseling Center. Our warm and welcoming team is here to empower you, nurture your well-being, and help you thrive both academically and personally. Remember, you are not alone — we are dedicated to being a steadfast companion on your path to success and well-being.


Questions? Please call us at 315-470-4716 and we will be happy to assist you! 

Submit a Song for the ESF Fall ’23 Playlist!

Add your favorite song to the Mighty Oak Playlist we‘re compiling for the incoming Class of 2023.

Submit a Song
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