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When will I get my NetID?

Once your acceptance of admission has been fully processed, you will receive an email (at your admissions email address) that your NetID was created and what to do next.

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  • You will receive an email with instructions to activate your NetID and Cornell email account online or via text message.
How do I get my email address?

Once you receive your NetID and activation code, follow the directions to activate your NetID. As part of that process you will set up your email address. Johnson Graduate School of Management students will receive email instructions directly from the Johnson School about setting up email.

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