Cornell University will be closed from Thursday, December 24 through Friday, January 1 for Winter Break Recess

Cornell University will be closed from Thursday, December 24 through Friday, January 1 for Winter Break Recess. The university will reopen on Monday, January 4. We will not be responding to emails or phone calls during this time. You do not need to email or call us to request permission or let us know that you need to submit your application after 11:59 p.m. ET on January 2. This is absolutely fine. Applications submitted on the days following January 2 will be happily received, processed, and reviewed by our admissions committees along with all other Regular Decision applications. If we receive an application by January 8, students do not need to contact our office to request a formal extension. For answers to questions, please see our frequently asked questions. In addition, if you are a Regular Decision candidate, please see this message from Senior Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Shawn Felton.