First-Year Spring Admission

Reserve your place...

Congratulations on your acceptance for January 2020! Students with a record of academic achievement and who exhibit the important qualities of leadership and initiative have been selected for this special program. Your next step is to reserve your place in the January 2020 class at Cornell University.

Reply online. Go to and log in using the password you created to view your online admission decision. Complete and submit the form to pay your $400 deposit.

When we receive your response and enrollment deposit, we will officially reserve a place in the class for you. The enrollment deposit is due by the date noted in your official letter or the university cannot guarantee that a place will be held for you. The $400 enrollment deposit is nonrefundable.

Learn More About the First-Year Spring Admission Program

Visit to learn more about the First-Year Spring Admission program. Be sure to check out the FAQs and the special college and school FAQs!

Visiting Campus:

There will be opportunities to visit campus throughout the summer and fall. Please contact the college or school you were admitted to and discuss the options that are available and to create a personalized visit itinerary. 

Next Steps 

In the fall, you will be contacted and asked to reconfirm your interest in enrolling. In October, you will receive information about Cornell’s housing and dining options (application forms will be made available online) and you will be given access to your personalized To Do List.