Important Information: The Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment has transitioned to a fully remote model of engagement. Service at the front desk and counselor walk-ins are suspended until further notice. Assistance will continue uninterrupted via email, phone, and our secure document uploads. For more information see our message about continuing operations remotely. For more information specific to the impact of coronavirus, please view Cornell's Coronavirus FAQ.
Current Students Applying for or Renewing Aid
Below are the financial aid application requirements for current undergraduate students at Cornell applying for or renewing financial aid for2020-21.
Requirements Due March 1, 2020
Why is our deadline important?
The application deadline exists so that we may provide you with a timely notification regarding your eligibility for aid, and so that you can prepare for the 2020-21 tuition billing and payment cycle. If your application materials are received after March 1, 2020, your university grant aid eligibility may decrease by $500, with a corresponding increase in your loans. Beginning on April 1, an additional $500 decrease in university grant aid will be imposed for each additional month or part thereof that the application is received late.
Click on the link below that applies to you to learn your aid application requirements.
For the most up-to-date version of your requirements, see your Student Center To Do List atstudentcenter.cornell.eduor click on the "Application Status" button to the left.
Students wishing to apply for federal financial aid only(no institutional grant consideration) should complete theFAFSAand contact us firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate that you wish to apply only for federal financial aid. This email must come from the student directly; parents are not able to make this request.