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Welcome to ESF!Your next steps...

Congratulations on your admission to SUNY ESF! You have worked very hard to get to this place. Like you, we’re excited to see what’s next.

You have been waiting for your opportunity to Improve the World. Your time is now.

Although you cannot yet be with us on campus, we want you to know how proud we are to welcome you as an ESF Mighty Oak.

We’re looking forward to being part of your journey and seeing the amazing things you will do at ESF.

In the meantime, we’re creating information and a variety of virtual experiences to share with you and your family. Please check this site often to explore new opportunities to engage with the ESF community.

We welcome the opportunity to connect with you as outlined below, via email at esfinfo@esf.edu or telephone at (315) 470-6600 and a member of the Admissions staff will assist you.

How to enroll and pay your enrollment deposit
We are delighted that you have chosen to enroll at ESF and be a part of our community.  To enroll at ESF and confirm your seat in the class, you will need to proceed with the following steps:

  1. Log on to your applicant portal, where you monitored your application status
  2. Scroll to the “forms” section on your check list and click on the link that reads “Reply to Admissions Decision”
  3. To enroll, choose the option to accept your offer and proceed with the Enrollment Agreement form to select housing preferences
  4. The final step will be to pay your $400 enrollment deposit. Major credit cards and e-checks are accepted

If you need assistance locating the link or your log in credentials to your applicant portal, please email esfinfo@esf.edu

What will life "outside the classroom" be like at ESF? Join staff members from Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, and Centennial Hall, and current ESF students to learn more about the ESF community. Click on the link below to register.

Congratulations to our Accepted Students for the Ranger School Class of 2022! The faculty, students and staff are planning an Accepted Student Reception just for you.You will hear from the faculty who teach in your program of study. Admissions and Financial Aid staff will guide you on next steps to finalize your enrollment. You will learn about housing, meal plans, communications, and other information specific to members of the Ranger School Class of 2022. Finally, you will have an opportunity to hear from current Ranger School students and ask questions about student life.

Accepted students will join the Virtual Ranger School Open House event on Zoom for most of the program. During the Open House there will be separate break-outs covering topics of importance for accepted students. Click the link below to register for this event:

Hang out on Zoom with current ESF students and recent alumni as they share their experiences and answer your questions about life at ESF.


Visit https://www.esf.edu/academics/ for information on:

  • Degree programs
  • Special academic options
  • Department information, including faculty profiles and contacts
  • And more...

To explore your program of study choices, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at esfinfo@esf.edu for an individual appointment.

Are you a graduate student?
Accepted grad student info

Welcome to ESF!

Congratulations to you and your family on your admission to ESF!
The ESF community and campus are very special. Over the next few weeks and months, you will have several opportunities to learn more about us and the reasons we are a great fit for your academic, personal and career goals.
Check this site often for updates. In the meantime, don't hesitate to reach out to us with questions or if we can assist you and your family in any way.