Check Application Status
When we receive your application, we will email you about establishing an online application status account.
Receiving the application status email will be your confirmation that we have received your application. Using this secure site, you will be able to track your application materials, upload supplemental materials to your application, and update your contact information as needed. Once you’ve submitted your application, we will keep you posted on its status.
*Please note - Your ApplicantID should be used to log in to check your financial aid checklist. The ApplicantID will not work to log in to access your Application Status Page. Please refer to the FAQs below.
Application Status Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between my ApplicantID and my Application Status Page?
The ApplicantID will be used to access your financial aid checklist and future information should you be admitted to Cornell. Your Application Status Page will be used to monitor your application checklist, change your contact information, upload supplemental application information, and track the progress of your application.
How do I access my Application Status Page?
You will receive an email from Cornell once your application is received with a username and PIN to log in to the application status page.
I did not receive the email to access my Application Status Page?
Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at
Do I use my ApplicantID to log in to my Application Status Page?
No, you will need to use the login and password information that you created when you received your email to access your Application Status Page. If you did not receive this email or have lost this email, please email.
I forgot my password for my Application Status Page, how do I retrieve it?
Visit the Check Application Status page and follow the link to reset your password.
You will also receive a second email with an ApplicantID. This ApplicantID will be used to access your financial aid checklist and should you be admitted to Cornell, information for dining and eventually having a NetID created.
Log in here if you have been assigned an ApplicantID and PIN - This will allow for you to access your financial aid checklist should you have applied for financial aid.
Important Note for First-Year Applicants
For all students who plan to enroll, we require that final grades be sent directly from the high school. In addition, we may be contacting you to verify transcript authenticity when we conduct audits. The Undergraduate Admissions Office at Cornell University conducts audits to verify the authenticity of final transcripts for a random sampling of entering freshmen.