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Visit Us

Choosing a college is hard. But, we can make it easy. The resources at ESF can help you make your decision to apply and pursue your passions. We offer a variety of ways you can learn more about ESF, each outlined below. We hope you will participate in many of these events to have an opportunity to interact with the faculty, staff, and students who will welcome and support you as a student at ESF.

PLEASE NOTE: To ensure the health and safety of the ESF community, visitors to any ESF campus, including those who are vaccinated, are required to wear masks while indoors and while outdoors in the presence of others. This policy also applies to the Syracuse University campus. For more information, visit the COVID-Update page

Open House Programs

  • Ranger School Virtual Open House - Saturday, October 30th: Click here to Register!
    The Ranger School Open House has been changed to a virtual event. It will be held on October 30th from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Details will be provided at registration.

  • ESF Main Campus - Sunday, October 31st: Click here to Register!

  • ESF Main Campus - Saturday, November 13th: Click here to Register!

ESF Main Campus Information Sessions

ESF is pleased to welcome guests for an on-campus visit. Learn about academic & student life, admissions, financial aid and take a campus tour.

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Virtual Information Sessions

Admissions Staff members host live programs covering topics related to admissions, financial aid and student life.

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For more information about our online BS in Sustainability Management join us for an online Information Session.

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ESF Main Campus Weekday Appointments

Daily appointments including a meeting with a member of the Admissions staff followed by a campus tour are available at 8:45 am and 1:15 pm, Monday through Friday while classes are in session. Call (315) 470-6600 to schedule a visit. Individual virtual appointments may be scheduled by calling the same number.

ESF Main Campus Saturday Tours

A limited number of ESF Main campus tours are available on select Saturdays. The tour will take approximately 1 hour and will be hosted by an ESF Student Ambassador or Admissions staff member.

A limited number of ESF Main campus tours are available on select Saturdays. The tour will take approximately 1 hour and will be hosted by an ESF Student Ambassador or Admissions staff member. Call (315) 470-6600 to schedule a visit.

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ESF Main Campus Self-Guided Tour

Visitors are welcome to take a self-guided tour at any time if not able to attend one of the events outlined above. While the Office of Admissions is not open to in-person meetings except by appointment, you may contact us during weekday business hours at 315-470-6600 before, during or after your self-guided tour with any questions. Centennial Hall residence hall is only open on Student Ambassador guided tours by appointment. Individual visitors will not be allowed in the residence hall. Please note that some buildings are locked on weekends so a visit experience will be limited.

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Ranger School Virtual Visits

Take a live, virtual walking tour of the Ranger School with a member of the staff. Call (315) 848-2566 to schedule your virtual visit.

COVID Protocols for ESF Campus Visitors

ESF and Syracuse University have adopted a four-tiered COVID alert system and masking framework, which will be adjusted based on ongoing assessments of new infection rates, testing data, and contact tracing. You can find our current status on the homepage of our website and on our COVID-19 Restart page.Visitors must adhere to the masking framework in place at the time of their visit to ESF.

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Additional Information :

  • Individual phone meetings may be requested by email.

  • To receive updates about Admissions events and activities, please complete our Information Request Form, if you have not already done so.