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Check Your Status

To stay up-to-date on what we have and have not received, you should regularly check the status of your application and view your checklist. You can check the status of your application through your MyCUBoulder account by going to the "Apply" tab and then clicking the "Check Your Status" button on the right side of the page.

If you submit a required credential electronically, please give us at least 2 weeks to receive, process and update your checklist.  If you submit a required credential by mail, please give us at least 4 weeks to receive, process, and update your checklist. 

If you have questions about your status or checklist, please review the commonly asked questions below.

Application Status Messages in MyCUBoulder

Once you submit your application you can track your admission status through your MyCUBoulder account. There are a few different messages that you will see as your application goes through the application process. Here is a list of the status messages you may see in your account, what they mean, and if any action is required by you. If you have any questions about your application status message, contact the Office of Admissions.

  • Thank you for submitting your application. This message appears as soon as you have submitted your application and may remain for up to 8 weeks after you submit your application while we process all your required credentials and verify that all your required credentials are official.  You can view the items that we have received and have matched with your application by clicking on the “View your Checklist” link next to your status message in your MyCUBoulder accountYour application has not been fully processed at this point so we may request additional information at a later time even if all of your checklist items are complete.

If you have submitted a complete application (including test scores, transcripts, essays, letter of recommendation and application fee) on or before November 15, you will receive an admission decision by February 1. Students who apply after November 15 can expect an admission decision on or before April 1. We process applications in the order in which they are received. The earlier you submit a complete application, the earlier a decision will be made.

  • Your application is incomplete and we need additional information before we can review your application. This message appears after we have processed your application and reviewed whether or not all your required credentials are official and have been received.  If you receive this status message, click the “View your checklist” link in your MyCUBoulder account to see the missing items. You are encouraged to submit required credentials as soon as possible or as soon as they are available so we can review your application.
  • Your application is complete and being reviewed by the admissions committee.   Your application is currently being reviewed by the admissions committee. A decision will be posted in your MyCUBoulder account as soon as possible. If you submitted a complete application (including test scores, transcripts, essays, letter of recommendation and application fee) on or before November 15, you will receive an admission decision by February 1. Students that applied after November 15 can expect a decision on or before April 1.
  • Your application has been reviewed and we need additional information before making a final decision.   The admissions committee has reviewed your application but would like to see additional information before making a final admission decision.  Click the “View your checklist” link in your MyCUBoulder account to see the requested items. You are encouraged to submit required credentials as soon as possible or as soon as they are available so we can continue to review your application and give you a final admission decision.
  • Your application has been carefully reviewed by the admission committee and your decision has been postponed until April 1.  The admission committee has reviewed your application but has postponed making a final admission decision until April 1 so we can determine the amount of space in our freshman class.  You can strengthen your application by submitting additional academic information such as mid-year senior year grades and/or additional SAT/ACT scores.  You can expect a final admission decision on or before April 1.

Keep Your E-mail and Mailing Address Current

Throughout the admission process we will send e-mail and printed information regarding admission, registration, and orientation, as well as other information to the e-mail and mailing address you included on your application. If either your e-mail or mailing address changes after you have submitted your application, you should update them immediately in your MyCUBoulder account.