Applying to Syracuse

Thank you for your interest in Syracuse University. Please use the Common Application online to apply.  We continue to accept first-year applications for the fall 2015 semester on a space-available basis.  See further information below.


Already submitted your application?

Check your application status online

Once your application is uploaded from the Common Application (this may take 5-7 days from the time you submit) Syracuse University will send you an e-mail confirming receipt of your application and provide your SUID number.  Please be aware that no application items were processed while the university was closed from December 24 – January 4.

You may check the status of your application for admission via the “Admissions To Do Items” box at If you have not activated your NetID, you will need to do so to access MySlice – please visit, click on the “Activate Your NetID” link and follow the instructions. You will need your SUID to activate your NetID. Once you activate it, you will only need your NetID and associated password to access MySlice.

Please allow 2-3 weeks for application items to be received, uploaded on system and reflect as complete online. Also note that admission decisions are not posted through MySlice, but will be sent by e-mail.  Be sure that you add to your approved addresses in your e-mail account.


Instructions to apply

1. Click below to view the application checklist that applies to you.

Domestic Applicants (U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident)

International Applicants

2. Register through the Common Application and select Syracuse University as a choice of school. Complete the Common Application and submit to Syracuse University.

3. Review the College Requirements to find out if you need to submit any additional materials.

4. Check out our Common Application FAQs.