These events are intended for prospective students. Admitted students are encouraged to register for an Accepted Student Reception. Click here for information and registration links.
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
ESF Main Campus (Syracuse) Open House and Transfer Day
Saturday, April 23 at 8:30 - 2:00 pm
Ranger School Open House
Sunday, April 24 at 9:00-3:00 PM
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.
Virtual Information Sessions
Admissions Staff members host live programs covering topics related to admissions, financial aid and student life.
For more information about our online BS in Sustainability Management join us for an online Information Session.
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 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.
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.