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Application tracker

LauraleaLauralea Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
How long does it take to get a student id number so I can track my application. I only applied 4 days ago so not sure about the timelite here. Any advice?

Replies to: Application tracker

  • MamelotMamelot Registered User Posts: 2,116 Senior Member
    edited July 2015
    Last year I called Admissions to get my D's ID #. They were able to disclose it as soon as they verified who I was. So I'd advice calling, especially if you are the applicant.

    Way too early for admission decisions of course but the tracker is helpful in letting you know what's been received.
  • LauraleaLauralea Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    I have called but I think they just said to call back in few days and they might have the application showing up with her id then. Btw, I am not the applicant. It's for my D. We are just anxious to be able to see that they have received all the materials and get some idea of how long the wait might be. Thank you for reply.
  • MamelotMamelot Registered User Posts: 2,116 Senior Member
    As long as your D received a confirmation e-mail that her application has been sent and the application fee (if applicable) went through then yes, it should be just a matter of time before everything shows up on their end.

    It's very early yet - I think decisions first started coming out last year in Early Oct and continued till February or so. The tracker is great because you can monitor it daily once you've sent everything in and will see when it's "complete". Things take at least a few days to process but your D is wise to get her materials in this early. Processing everything takes longer once the rush is on during the fall.

    In case you haven't seen this the best way to gauge your D's chances would be to check her stats against the following chart. UMTC is a stats-driven admission decision so if her test scores and class rank are within these ranges you can be pretty confident she'll be admitted, regardless of the timing of the actual decision.


    Good luck to her!

  • MomMe32MomMe32 Registered User Posts: 126 Junior Member
    My S had his ID already but some of his info wasn't showing up as received. The admissions ppl were very nice about checking to see they got it. It was sort of funny b/c the woman read through everything aloud that they had received.

    I'm not sure if you asked admissions whether they received the material when you called (vs just asking for ID #)? If not, you could call and ask. There is a lag b/t when they get the material and when they get it entered. S also did his application in July and noticed that things are a bit slower this early on and sped up as it got closer to traditional app rush time.

    He got his admittance on his tracker around 1st or 2nd wk of October. Good luck!
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