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  • Application withdrawal / No longer applying (UCA)

    If you have not submitted any form or recommendation request, you will be able to remove an institution on the My Colleges page. If you wish to withdraw your application after it is submitted, please ...

  • Multiple Candidates / Children

    Each applicant must be represented by a unique account. If multiple children from the same household will be applying, you must create a unique account with a unique email address for each applicant. ...

  • How do I pay my application fee? (UCA)

    If your selected institution accepts online payment via the UCA, you can pay your application fee using a valid MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover credit card or debit card. Go to the 'Pa...

  • General instructions for applicants (UCA)

    Before you begin the online admissions process, please read the instructions below. The Universal College Application Online contains 6 sections: Checklist: The Checklist provides the real time submis...

  • Recommender says recommendation is submitted, but Checklist is not updated

    The 'Checklist' is updated automatically and instantly when the recommendation is completed online. If your 'Checklist' does not say it is submitted, then the recommender has not submitted online. The...

  • Recommendation Status

    Recommendation status is updated automatically on the 'Checklist' page based on the status of the items. This information will be updated automatically and instantly. Please contact your teacher or co...

  • Is there a charge to use the Universal College Application?

    No. There is no charge to students to use the Universal College Application. The only fee involved is the specific institutional application fee, payable directly to the college. You can pay applicati...

  • Email notification (UCA Applicant)

    You will not receive any confirmation email from the Universal College Application when you submit a form. If you have any questions regarding the status of your application components, please refer t...

  • Changing Term, Program, or Decision Plan

    You may change your Term, Program, or Decision Plan at any point prior to submission of any form or recommendation requests by removing the college from your 'My Colleges' page and then adding the col...

  • Multimedia content

    If you would like to share multimedia content such as videos, websites, newspaper stories, or an online art portfolio, there are a variety of methods to make this content available on the web, if it i...