So you've submitted your Common Application online. What happens next?

Confirmation email

Once the Office of Admission uploads your application into our system, you will receive an acknowledgment email that includes login credentials and instructions for electronically tracking your application. 

Check for spam or junk mail

Many students find their confirmation email goes into their spam or junk mail. To avoid this, be sure to make an approved/safe sender or approved domain ( in your email settings.

Email address change?

If your email address changes from the one indicated on your Common App, be sure to let us know! Email

Missing materials?

As materials are received, they are tracked in our online system. It may take up to two weeks for materials to be tracked, so please be patient. If any required materials are missing, you will be able to submit them via the Common App system, email (, fax (860-439-4301) or postal mail (Office of Admission, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320).

For those students seeking financial aid

Applicants seeking financial aid will also be able to track the receipt of financial aid materials via the online system. Please review specific financial aid deadlines and instructions, then contact Financial Aid Services directly ( or 860-439-2058) with any questions or concerns regarding those materials.

Decision Notifications

First-Year Applicants for Fall Admission will receive an email approximately one week prior to decision notification with complete details on when to expect decision letters to be available in the online system. We advise applicants to test their login credentials again at that time to ensure that they can still access the system.

Transfers and Midyear First-Year Students will receive an email when decision letters are available in the online system.