Welcome Back Warrior!

If you did not attend ESU for the Spring 2024 semester and prior you will need to complete a Returning Student Application to register for the upcoming Fall 2024 semester.  You will need to meet with your advisor to get registered.  

Academic Forgiveness

This procedure will allow undergraduate students who previously accrued a number of grades below 2.0 level of C to be "forgiven" for their earlier performance. This policy applies to returning students who have been away from ESU for 3 years or more.

Returning Military Student Process

Account Holds

If you have any of the following hold(s) on your account:

Math Competency (MC) Hold
A Basic Mathematical Skills Competency requirement is one of the requirements for an undergraduate degree from East Stroudsburg University and complete the form which needs to be signed off by your adviser and sent over to Student Enrollment Services for processing, or call the Math department at (570) 422-3447.
Outstanding Balance (PD) or a Prior Balance Payment Plan (PB) Hold
Students are responsible for the payment of tuition, fees, room and board, meal plans and payments for miscellaneous items such as study abroad programs, theater productions, and library fees. Readmit students are required to have a zero balance prior to returning back to ESU. Please contact Stacy Hollar Scerbo at shollar1@esu.edu (570) 422-3784 regarding payment.
Student Conduct Sanction (SC) Hold
The primary focus of Student Conduct and Community Standards is to administer campus judicial procedures in support of the university's efforts to promote a disciplined community. Student Conduct and Community Standards encourages equality, dignity and mutual respect among members of the campus and the adjacent communities. Please contact the office of Student Conduct & Community Standards, Lauren Stemler at (570) 422-3461 or email lstemler@esu.edu

* Note: Registration will be blocked until hold(s) are removed.

Financial Aid Questions

  • The Office of Student Financial Aid at ESU administers both Federal and State aid for all eligible ESU students. In order to be considered for financial aid, students are encouraged to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.
  • If you have not already completed your FAFSA, please make sure to include East Stroudsburg University in the form – 003320.
  • Please fill out the form for any additional Financial Aid inquiries.

Special Accommodations

If you received academic or housing accommodations at ESU in the past, it will be necessary for you to reapply for those accommodations by filling out the Accommodation Request form.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about returning to ESU, please contact the transitions counselor located in Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall (1st floor) or email transitions@esu.edu or (570) 422-2808.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall
(570) 422-2808
Title of Department Leader
Returning Students