Confirm Your Admission

Receive your offer of admission.

You may only confirm your admission after you have received an offer from Cincinnati. The steps below are for all undergraduate transfer and first-year students on Cincinnati's Uptown (main) Campus, Blue Ash campus, and Clermont campus. If you do not know whether or not you have received an offer of admission, check your status.

Step 2:

Log into your status portal.

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Log into your Applicant Status Portal to confirm your admission to the University of Cincinnati.

Step 3:

View your decision letter and select "Confirmation Form."

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Before you can confirm your admission, you must view your decision letter by selecting "View Update" near the top of your status page. Once you have viewed the decision letter you can return to your status page, scroll down, and select the "Confirmation Form."

Step 4:

Complete the "Confirmation Form."

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Here you will choose to accept or decline your offer of admission. Once you have answered the questions that populate beneath your response, please select "Submit."

Step 5:

Submit your confirmation fee.

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Once you complete and submit the Confirmation Form, you will be taken back to your status page. You will see a request for payment near the top of this page. Select "Submit Payment." This is a non-refundable confirmation fee.

If you are eligible to receive a Pell Grant, you are not required to pay the confirmation fee. After completing the FAFSA, you will receive a Student Aid Report within 3 weeks of your submission. You will log into your account on the FAFSA website to view this report. This report will tell you if you are eligible for a Pell Grant based on your level of financial need. If you are eligible, you will not see the request for payment on your status page.

If you are paying by credit or debit card, we accept:

  • American Express
  • Checking account payments
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • PayPal
  • Visa

If you cannot pay by credit or debit card, please complete the online Confirmation Form and then mail a $100 check or money order ($50 for UC Blue Ash or Clermont College) made payable to “University of Cincinnati.”

Mailing Address:
Office of Admissions
University of Cincinnati
PO Box 210091
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091

Welcome to the Bearcat Community!

After completing the Confirmation Form and submitting your confirmation fee, you will be taken back to your status page. Be sure to routinely check your University of Cincinnati email for more important information as you prepare for your first year as a Bearcat!