It was great meeting a number of you at this past week's Accepted Online Student Zoom Event! I hope it provided you with a heartfelt welcome to ESF and introduction to some of your Sustainability Management classmates. Below find a link to the Google Jamboard to continue sharing questions and answers as you think about fall. For now, though, enjoy summer!!

Kathy Lang

Online Ed Program Coordinator

Find Important academic and programmatic information in the Online Education Student Guide. Review courses, policies and resources just for you!

Check Out the Online Education Student Guide

Your Name Matters!

At SUNY ESF, we firmly believe that everyone should be referred to by the name they want to be called and that authentically reflects their identity. As a new student, you can log in to your myESF Banner profile and indicate a lived or preferred first name in the ‘Personal Information’ tab. For a full list of everywhere your name will appear, check out our website! For questions, please contact 


Keep posting questions to the Jamboard started at our Accepted Student Zoom, click image for link!

New Student and Family Zoom Sessions 

Join an incoming student Zoom event, sessions for new residential students include relevant topics for online ESF students too. These are an opportunity to build community with new students and families and to keep you informed about campus resources, and traditions at ESF. Click the links to register.

Financial Aid, Billing, Housing & Meal Plans | July 18 at 4 p.m. EST  

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

Student Life at ESF | Aug. 1 at 4pm EST 

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

These Zoom sessions will be recorded and posted online. If you have questions or concerns, please email Amelia Hoffman at

A Website Just for YOU!

Don’t forget to visit our website — this is your one-stop-shop for all new-student information.

New Student Website

A Warm Welcome from the ESF College Bookstore

The ESF College Bookstore is the only place to buy your ESF gear! From t-shirts and hats to jackets, bags and keychains — we offer all the merch you need to show off your college pride. 

In celebration of your anticipated arrival, please use the coupon code NEWOAK2023 for 10% off your purchases. 

(Online sales only; expires 7/31/23; cannot be applied to Gift Card purchases or maple syrup). 

Shop Now

Please note that the ESF College Bookstore does not handle course materials, including textbooks. For all textbook needs, visit the Syracuse University Online Textbook Store:  

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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