2023 Admissions Cycle

First-year and transfer students applying to the undergraduate Design + Environment Analysis (DEA) and the Fashion Design and Management (FD&M) majors are required to submit a design supplement as directed below. Applications submitted without the required supplement will not be considered. Design supplements are critically evaluated by department faculty and are considered in conjunction with a student's application materials. All materials must be submitted via SlideRoom. Carefully review the following deadlines and the specific instructions for the design supplement required for your desired major. 

design supplements Submission deadlines. Design supplements submitted after the listed deadlines will not be considered. 

  • Early decision first-year applicants: November 1, 2022
  • Regular decision first-year applicants: January 2, 2023
  • Spring external transfer applicants: October 15, 2022
  • Fall external transfer applicants: March 15, 2023
  • Current Cornell students applying for a spring transfer: December 5, 2022
  • Current Cornell students applying for a fall transfer: May 9, 2023

Design and Environmental Analysis applicants
Required: 2023 DEA Design Challenge

Fashion Design & Management applicants: Complete the design supplement specific to the option in which you are interested.

Fashion Design
Required: 2023 Fashion Design Portfolio and Design Index

Fashion Design Management
Required: 2023 Fashion Design Management Case Study