Applicants Affected By Natural Disasters & Testing Disruptions


Many students have been affected by situations beyond their control, including devastating natural disasters and mass acts of violence, which have added extra anxiety to the college application process. Barnard is aware of these challenges and offers our support and encouragement by assisting in any way we can. To accommodate those who may need extra time to submit their application due to these events, we will extend our Early Decision and Spring Transfer deadline to Nov 15, 2017.  Please let us know if you need to utilize this extention by emailing us at so we may make note in your file. Those who need assistance submitting supporting documents such as transcripts and letters of recommendation should contact our office directly at



In addition, if you are an international student and have experienced ACT or SAT cancellations or disruptions, please let us know by emailing us at


Finally, if you need assistance with submitting financial aid documents, please contact the financial aid office directly at