After you have been admitted as a freshman for the fall term, you may defer our offer of admission for up to one year for any of the following reasons:
- Military service
- Religious study
- To pursue a special opportunity
In order to submit a deferral request, please follow the steps below. Requests for deferral must be approved and are not guaranteed.
1. Submit your Declaration of Intent accepting your offer of admission and pay the Commitment Deposit by May 1 or the deadline specified on your acceptance letter.
2. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Deferral Request" in the subject line to receive access to the online deferral form. The deadline for submitting the online deferral form is June 1.
You may not defer your admission in order to complete post-secondary education at another college or university within or outside the U.S. If you plan to attend a post-secondary institution, you must re-apply as a transfer applicant and adhere to the CUNY Admission Application deadlines.
Transfer students may request a deferral under limited circumstances. For more information please contact email@example.com.