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Visit ESF

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Come see all that ESF has to offer and explore what it's like to be a student here. We have plenty of options for visiting—whether it's in-person or online, we hope to see you soon!
Are you an admitted student? Check out our activities just for accepted students.

Open House

Spend a day with other prospective students learning about academic programs, student involvement opportunities, and ESF Athletics; meet faculty and current students; and take a campus tour. Admissions and Financial Aid staff are available all day to answer any questions you may have.

Main Campus Registration   Ranger School Registration

In-Person Tours

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Syracuse Campus
College Information Sessions

Join us for an information session and group tour of ESF's Syracuse campus, where you can get a glimpse of student life, see our residence hall, find out how to apply, learn about financial aid, and discover our academic programs. Register as soon as possible.
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Daily Appointments

Schedule a visit with our Admissions staff during the week while classes are in session. Campus tour led by an ESF Student Ambassador.

8:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday

Call (315) 470-6600 to schedule.

Self-Guided Tours

Visitors are welcome to take a self-guided tour at any time, but please note that some buildings are locked on weekends so the experience will be limited. The Office of Admissions is open to in-person meetings by appointment only, but we're available on weekdays to answer any questions you may have before, during, or after your self-guided tour—just contact us during business hours at 315-470-6600.
Self-Guided Tour Map

Ranger School
Daily Appointments

The Ranger School is open to visitors by appointment only. To make a reservation for a weekday or weekend visit, please call the Ranger School at 315-848-2566 or email rangerschool@esf.edu.

Virtual Visit Options

Virtual Information Sessions

Meet virtually with our Admissions staff for a live hour-long session that covers topics related to admissions, financial aid, and student life.

Ranger School Virtual Tour

Take a live, virtual walking tour of the Ranger School in the Adirondack Park.

Call (315) 848-2566 or email rangerschool@esf.edu to schedule.

Reminders for In-Person Visitors
Arrive early to allow for parking: Maps, Directions Parking & Accomodations

Wear comfortable shoes and dress with the weather in mind

Tag photos and tag us on Instagram @suny.esf

Helpful Information