Our Best Answer - How and when will I receive my financial aid?
Please see the information below to review answers based on your area of study at Cornell University.
Students applying on time will receive their aid notification according to the notification timeline posted on our website’s homepage. Notifications are sent via email to students when their aid is ready for online viewing.
Graduate students that submit the Graduate Federal Loan Request Form and a FAFSA in May will have pending aid by the time the first bill is issued in July. Graduate students are notified via postal mail when the loan has been processed.
Please refer to your specific school’s financial aid office: