UCNS Application Form
To apply for enrollment for your child at UCNS, please submit an application, along with a non-refundable $25 application fee and a copy of the child's birth certificate/passport.
Families eligible for priority enrollment (returning students, alumni siblings and Cornell affiliated families) are asked to submit applications for their children by February 1, our priority enrollment deadline. These families will be notified of their child’s enrollment status at UCNS by March 1.
UCNS will consider all other applications, including those for children not eligible for priority enrollment, after March 15, our second enrollment deadline. These applicants will be notified of their child’s enrollment status by April 1. If spots are not available for all applicants, children will be placed on a waiting list. Applications will be processed on a rolling admissions basis after April 1.
PLEASE NOTE: Children must be 3 years old by December 1st in order to enroll at UCNS.
After clicking on the "Submit Application" button, you will be asked to submit a $25 non-refundable application fee. This fee is required for all new and returning families and covers administrative expenses.
New applicants must provide proof of child's birth date. Please send (scan and email or snail mail) a copy of your child's birth certificate or passport. Mail can be sent to: UCNS Inc. (Attn: Registrar), 59 Dart Drive, Ithaca. NY 14850.
Submitted applications will not be considered complete until the proof of birth date and application fee are received.
IMPORTANT: Before your child begins attending school, your child's US licensed physician must fill out and send us the medical form that we provide in the registration packet you will receive during the summer. A copy of your child's immunization records is also required for attendance.