Your Steps to Fall and Spring 2019 Enrollment

Have you made the decision that ESU is where YOU belong? The following information provides the essential details you need for a smooth start to your ESU education.

1) Accept Offer of Admission

To reserve your seat at ESU, submit your $300 new student enrollment fee as soon as you are sure you intend to enroll.

  • Note: Early submission is recommended for priority course registration and optimal on-campus housing options. Visit the enrollment fee page to submit the fee. Need help? Visit instructions for enrollment step-by-step assistance.

Enrollment fee deadlines

  • Spring 2019: December 1, 2018, or two weeks from your offer of admission, whichever is later. (The fee in non-refundable after December 1, 2018.)
  • Fall 2019: May 1, 2019. (The fee is non-refundable after May 1.)

2) Activate Your ESU Email Account

Within a few days of submitting the enrollment fee, you will receive an email with information on how to set up a password for your ESU email account and instructions for setting up your myESU portal. Need help? Contact helpdesk@live.esu.edu or (570) 422-3789.

3) Set Up MyESU - Your Dashboard to Remaining Checklist Items

MyESU is a single sign-on portal that helps you manage your University business by providing access to your education record and to multiple sources of campus information. Your user name is the portion of your ESU email that precedes the @ sign. (For example, if your email address is ewarrior2@esu.edu, use ewarrior2.)

Need help? Contact helpdesk@live.esu.edu or (570) 422-3789.

4) Course Registration

Transfer students may register for classes following payment of their $300 enrollment fee. Please know that academic advising and course registration is handled through your academic major department. Refer to myESU for your academic adviser contact. You can access this information on the Academic Profile tab in the myESU portal.

  • Spring 2019: Early course registration will begin in October for students who have accepted their offer of admission. Transfer students must contact their academic adviser or attend a Transfer Day to register for classes.
  • Fall 2019: Beginning in March, students who have accepted their offer of admission must contact their academic department adviser or attend a Transfer Day to register for classes.

Need help in connecting with your academic adviser, or have questions concerning Transfer Days, please contact Joanne Gaita, Student Transition Counselor at transitions@esu.edu or (570) 422-2808.

Please Note: Plan to bring your Transfer Credit Evaluation (TCE) with you when meeting with your academic adviser to schedule classes. If you have questions concerning your TCE or course equivalencies presented on your TCE, please contact the Transfer Center staff at transitions@esu.edu or (570) 422-2808.

5) Register for Transfer Days

Transfer Day is designed for transfer students who have been offered admission, and to ease your transition to ESU by providing an opportunity to register for classes and address any questions before classes begin.

  • Spring 2019: Plan to attend a Transfer Day on January 8, or 10, 2019. To schedule an indivudual Transfer Day appointment outside of the dates provided, please contact the Transfer Center at 570-422-2840 or transistions@esu.edu
  • Fall 2019: Plan to attend a Transfer Day starting in March 2019.

For information, visit Transfer Days, email transitions@esu.edu or call (570) 422-2840. If you wish to attend an Orientation for new ESU students, you may register via MyESU. For additional information, visit Orientation or call (570) 422-3542.

6) Apply for Campus Housing

If you are interested in campus housing, please complete an online housing application through the MyESU portal by the respective deadline dates.

  • Spring 2019: Complete the housing application by January 11, 2019 to secure a room. Afterwards, housing is subject to availability.
  • Fall 2019: Complete the housing application by June 1, 2019 to secure a room. Afterwards housing is subject to availability.

Need help? Visit Residence Life or call the Housing Office at (570) 422-3460.

7) Apply for Financial Aid

  • Be sure to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and list ESU as your school of choice (our code is 0003320) fafsa.gov).
  • The amount of Federal Direct loans offered to you is based on the number of transfer credits accepted by ESU. It is imperative that you forward your final college transcript to ESU as soon as it is available.
  • Need help? Visit esu.edu/finaid or call (570) 422-2800.

FAFSA Priority Deadlines

  • Spring 2019: Now
  • Fall 2019: March 18, 2019

8) Additional Information

  • Transfer Credit Evaluation (TCE): Transfer students offered admission with prior college credit will receive a TCE enclosed with their offer of admission packet and via email from the ESU Transfer Center. Questions concerning your TCE or transfer course equivalencies should be directed to the Transfer Center, located in the Student Enrollment Center. Need help? Call (570) 422-2808 or email transitions@esu.edu
  • In-Progress College Courses: Please inform your ESU adviser of any in-progress courses you are currently taking, as well as any courses you intend to complete prior to enrolling at ESU. This will help your ESU adviser to avoid scheduling you for equivalent courses at ESU.
  • Final College Transcript: Submit your official final transcripts from all colleges, including your final grades from the most recent semester of enrollment. Upon receipt, ESU will evaluate for additional transfer credit and post to your TCE and academic record.
  • High School Transcript: A final official high school transcript with graduation date, or GED score report is required to complete your enrollment and secure Financial Aid. Please Note: An official final high school transcript is required of all students who are transferring without a conferred associate or bachelor's degree.
  • Send official transcripts to: East Stroudsburg University, Office of Admissions, 200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

We look forward to seeing you at ESU!

ESU Admissions events provide a wonderful opportunity to tour our beautiful campus, speak with faculty and learn more about our affordable tuition. Contact Admissions at (570) 422-3542 or (877) 230-5547 with any questions about admission to ESU.

Contact Information

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Reibman Administration Building
Phone:
(570) 422-3542
Fax:
(570) 422-3933 (Fax)
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Admissions
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Phone:
(877) 230-5547
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