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New Students

Welcome to ESF! We’re so happy that you’re joining us as a Mighty Oak for Fall 2023! 

These pages contain everything you need to know and do to prepare for arrival.

Are You an International Student?

New Student Checklist

Are You an Online Student?

Get Details Here

New Student & Family Sessions on Zoom

Do you have questions about your arrival or campus life? ESF will host 4 virtual Q&A sessions to build community with our new students and families as well as continue to message about onboarding, campus resources, and traditions at ESF. Click the links to register. We hope you join us!


Housing & Meal Plans – July 18 at 4 PM EST

Academic Life at ESF – July 25 at 4 PM EST

Student Life at ESF – Aug. 1 at 4 PM EST

Health & Wellness – Aug. 8 at 4 PM EST



Miss any of our emails? No worries, we’re compiling them here as an easy reference.


2 Week Countdown | Aug. 10, 2023

4 Week Countdown | July 27, 2023

6 Week Countdown | July 13, 2023

8 Week Countdown | June 29, 2023

10 Week Countdown | June 15, 2023

12 Week Countdown | June 1, 2023