Info for Counselors

Important Updates for 2021-22

  • Test-optional policy updates
    • EA/ED Changes to testing status deadline: November 20
    • EA/ED self-reported score submission deadline: November 20
    • RD self-reported score submission deadline: January 21
  • Short response updates
    • All short responses are now optional
  • EA/ED school document submission deadline: November 16
Counselor Resources

Undergraduate Admission Blog

Fordham Extends its Test Optional Pilot until Fall 2023

Fordham Extends its Test Optional Pilot until Fall 2023

Fordham is test optional beginning with the Fall 2021 application cycle. For more information about our test optional policy, please go here.

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

November 1st is the deadline date for EA, ED and Priority Performance applications.  For more information, visit our “Apply” page.

For Counselors and Students Impacted by  Natural Disasters

For Counselors and Students Impacted by Natural Disasters

If you and your families have been impacted by the recent natural disasters, please know you are in our thoughts.  Should you need assistance with the college application process, or require flexibility regarding submission of  applications and/or documents or a fee waiver, please do not hesitate to contact your admission counselor​.  ​

Virtual Fall Preview for Juniors (Seniors are welcome too!)

Virtual Fall Preview for Juniors (Seniors are welcome too!)

I encourage all juniors (and seniors)  to  join us for live virtual campus tours  on November 14.  At the event, take a tour with current students and hear our University President speak about what makes Fordham an unique institution.

Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline Extended

Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline Extended

The Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline has been extended to November 9th.

Important Admission Updates

Important Admission Updates

We have made some updates to assist you and your students with the application process: Admission Process Updates The short response on the Common Application that was required is now optional. We now have three optional short responses where students can share more about themselves: a unique Fordham question, a COVID-19 impact statement, and additional information. Early Action/Early

Virtual Open House for Seniors

Virtual Open House for Seniors

Fordham’s Open House event for Seniors is October 1718. You and your student your students are invited to attend. Information about the events and registration links can be found here. Along with Open House, there are an array of other virtual visit options.

Fordham’s Virtual High School Visit Options

Fordham’s Virtual High School Visit Options

We hope you were able to review our options for meeting you and your students this fall. If you are looking to schedule a virtual visit and need to contact us, you can find your admission counselor here.

We’re Ready to Answer Your Questions

We’re Ready to Answer Your Questions

The Office of Undergraduate Admission is ready to answer your questions and help with the college selection process. Reach Us Via Email – Fastest! Currently, admission counselors will be reachable most readily via email.Email Us Reach Us Via PhoneSince some of the team will be working remotely, phone calls may not be the quickest way to

Happy National School Counseling Week

Happy National School Counseling Week

Thank you for all that you do to support students and families!