Accepted Students

The MyESF Portal

The MyESF portal is the place where undergraduate students manage most important business from application to graduation (current grad students use it as well). Once you establish your account, MyESF will automatically present exactly the right menu of services to match your status, whether you are a prospective, accepted, new or current student.

A Message from the President

"I am pleased to welcome you to the ESF community. We are a diverse assemblage of teachers and students, researchers and scholars, dreamers and doers bound together by a passion for the natural world and a belief that we can make the world a better place through fundamental knowledge of its origins and workings and creating a bold vision for its sustainable future." Read more...

Dr. Quentin Wheeler

Welcome Undergraduates!

Graduate Students: Your accepted student information is found on The Graduate School website:

Must-do Tasks

In preparation for arrival at ESF, new undergraduates must complete some tasks in advance. Here's an overview:

Orientation for Freshmen & Transfers

Students accepted for Fall 2014 receive orientation information and checklist by email in the first week of June.

  • New first-year students will start Orientation on Tuesday, August 19, 2014.
  • New transfer students will start Orientation on Friday, August 23, 2014.

Visit the Orientation website anytime for for details and schedule:

If you have not received orientation information by mid-June, or if you have any questions at all, contact the Office of Student Affairs, 315-470-6658.

Event Calendar for New Undergrads

No events are available.

If you have any questions, contact the Office of Student Affairs, 315-470-6658.


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