Your Steps to Enrollment at East Stroudsburg University!

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

1) Accept Offer of Admission

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

  • Please Note: Early submission is recommended for priority course registration and optimal on-campus housing options. Visit the enrollment fee page to submit the fee. Log in with your ESU student ID Number (provided on your offer of admission email and letter) and your birth date as your six-digit PIN. (For example, if your birth date is July 5, 1999, use 070599). Select the "Student and Staff" tab. After you log in, select the "Deposits" tab and follow the instructions. Need help? Visit instructions for step-by-step assistance.

Enrollment Fee Deadlines:

  • Spring 2020: December 1, 2019. (Enrollment fee refund requests will not be honored after December 1).
  • Fall 2020: May 1, 2020, or as soon as you are sure you plan to enroll. (Enrollment fee refunds will not be honored after May 1, 2020).

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 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. Advising and course registration is handled through your academic major department. Transfer students must contact their academic advisor or attend a Transfer Connection and Enrollment Day to register for clases. Refer to your myESU account for your academic advisor contact (access this information on the "Academic Profile" tab of the myESU portal).

  • Spring 2020: Course registration will begin in October for those students who have accepted their offer of admission by submitting their enrollment fee.
  • Fall 2020: Course registration will begin in March for those students who have accepted their offer of admission by submitting their enrollment fee.

Need help in connecting with your academic advisor, or have questions concerning your Transfer Credit Evaluation (TCE), please contact Joanne Gaita, Student Transition Counselor at transitions@esu.edu or (570) 422-2808 or the Transfer Center staff at (570) 422-2840.

Please Note: Plan to bring your TCE with you when meeting with your academic advisor. If you have questions concerning your TCE or your transfer course equivalencies, please contact the Transfer Center staff at transitions@esu.edu or (570) 422-2840.

5) Register for Transfer Connection and Enrollment Day

Transfer Connection and Enrollment 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 2020 Enrollment: Plan to attend a day starting in October 2019.
  • Fall 2020 Enrollment: Beginning in January 2020, online registation will be availalbe for dates starting in March 2020.

To schedule an individual Transfer Connection and Enrollment Day appointment, please contact Joanne Gaita, Transition Counselor in the Transfer Center at (570) 422-2808 or transitions@esu.edu, or the Transfer Center staff at (570) 422-2840.

New Student Orientation: If you wish to attend, register at 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 2020: Complete the housing application by December 1, 2019 to secure a room. After December 1, housing is subject to availability.
  • Fall 2020: Complete the housing application by May 1, 2020 to secure a room. After May 1, housing is subject to availability.
  • Need help? Visit Residential and Dining Services or call (570) 422-3460.

7) Apply for Financial Aid

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and include ESU (school code 0003320) as a recipient of the information. 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).

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) 422-2840 or email transitions@esu.edu
  • In-Progress College Courses: Please inform your ESU advisor of any in-progress courses you are currently taking, as well as any courses you intend to complete prior to your planned enrollment at ESU. This will help your ESU advisor to avoid scheduling you for equivalent courses at ESU.
  • Final College Transcript: Submit your official final transcripts for coursework in-progress, to include final grades from your 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, with graduation date shown, 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!

Contact Us

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

Campus Address
Reibman Administration Building
Phone:
(570) 422-3542
Fax:
(570) 422-3933 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Admissions
Name
Phone:
(877) 230-5547