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EOP and HEOP Application Process for Transfer Students

**Fee Waivers are available. Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office and ask about a fee waiver for EOP|HEOP transfer

  • Complete the Common Application with the Cornell Supplement
  • Complete the Collegeboard CSS Profile
  • Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Upload financial documents through the IDOC process
  • Financial documents will include but may not be limited to:
    • Signed copies of complete tax returns (1040) including any and all schedules from the “prior prior” year for parents (custodial and non-custodial) as well as the student (For example, those students applying to Cornell for Fall 2022 will submit financial documents from 2020);
    • All W-2s and/or 1099s that accompany the tax returns;
    • If there are no earnings, a non-filer statement must be submitted;
    • Documentation of any other type of income, (i.e., Social Security, Unemployment, Public Assistance) 
    • In the case the student’s parents are separated, divorced, or not living together, AND the student has contact with the non-custodial parent ALL documentation is required.
    • In the case the student’s parents are separated, divorced, or not living together, AND the student DOES NOT have contact with the non-custodial parent, the student and custodial parent should complete the Non-custodial waiver process. Students who do not have contact SHOULD NOT attempt to find, reach, or contact parent for the application.
  • Submit a transfer verification form to the EOP|HEOP office.  
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    • Complete and submit this form if you are applying to one of the following colleges: 
      • College of Architecture Art and Planning 
      • College of Arts and Sciences 
      • College of Engineering 
      • SC Johnson College of Business School of Hotel Administration
    • If you are applying to one of the following colleges you do not need to complete a form; however, we ask that your email stateprograms@cornell.edu to notify the office of your transfer plans. 
      • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences  
      • College of Human Ecology  
      • School of Industrial and Labor Relations 
      • SC Johnson College of Business Dyson School 

    Visit Cornell Financial Aid to learn more about this process and how to successfully navigate the process.