Statement of Educational Purpose

If the student is unable to appear in person at Cornell University to verify his or her identity, the student must provide to the institution:

  • A copy of the unexpired valid government-issued photo identification (ID) that is acknowledged in the notary statement below, or that is presented to a notary, such as, but not limited to, a driver’s license, other state-issued ID, or passport; and
  • The original notarized Statement of Educational Purpose provided below, which must be notarized. If the notary statement appears on a separate page than the Statement of Educational Purpose, there must be a clear indication that the Statement of Educational Purpose was the document notarized.

2022-2023 Statement of Educational Purpose (with notary)

2021-2022 Statement of Educational Purpose (with notary)