Dates and deadlines for offer holders

This page is part of the offer-holders section for students who have been offered an undergraduate place at Christ's College.

Date / Deadline What?  Who?  Instructions/ Further info
When you've got your Jan offer letter and know if you plan to accept. Please complete an offer reply form online. All new offer holders. Replying to your offer
12 February Upload a copy of your passport following the instructions.
NB. If you have already sent a passport copy we still need you to do this (sorry - working from home comes with a few constraints)
All offer holders. Sending your passport
12 February Upload certificates for completed qualifications mentioned in your UCAS application following the instructions All new offer holders. Certificates to send
12 February If you have taken an English Language qualification such as IELTS or TOEFL, please send your Score Report if you did not send it during the application process. We would like to receive this even if we did not set you an English Language condition as part of your offer.  All new offer holders. How to send your results to Christ's
12 February Cambridge Trusts application deadline for 2021 entry (we will send emails about this to overseas candidates at the end of January). Overseas fee status and 2021 entry. Financial information
12 February Students taken from the pool are asked to read the welcome page and send 'catch up' documents (A level score breakdowns if relevant; International Science Olympiad certificates if relevant).  Students taken from the pool. Students who applied to a different College
12 February If your offer is for 2021 entry and you will need a visa to study at Cambridge (check if you need a visa), please read the visa page and complete the online form there. International students (including EEA) who need a visa and are 2021 entry. Visa page
12 February All offer holders are asked to read this page by 12 February so that you know what to do if you get ill this year, if your home life or education gets disrupted in some way, or if you have a disability, Specific Learning Difficulty or long-term illness.  All new offer-holders. Read this page including the linked information if relevant. 
12 February If you are a student who is or has spent time in Local Authority Care, please email us to confirm this so that we can send you further information.  Affected new offer-holders. Care leavers
12 February Offer holders in Classics who are not taking A level Greek or equivalent are encouraged to read the information in their offer letter about the JACT summer school and apply as soon as possible, if relevant.  Classics offer holders for 2021 entry. JACT Summer School
15 Feb 2021

Apply for a Choral Award if you would like to join the College choir. 

All (including deferred entry).  Choral Award applications
26 Feb 2021

Apply for an Instrumental Award if you play an instrument to a high standard. 

Interested offer holders (2021 entry).  Instrumental Award applications
1 March 2021 Deadline for Choral Award Reference form  Choral Award applicants.  Download form here
5 March 2021 Christ's International Award Application 2021 entry offer holders with overseas fee status Christs International Awards page
19 March 2021

Please return the completed Health Assessment Form and Immunisation Record Form by post directly to Occupational Health. The deadline for Occupational Health to receive them is 19 March 2021. 

Offer holders for Medicine (2021 entry).  Medicine information
As soon as possible once the form for 2021-22 is available. Apply for student finance as soon as possible, if you've not already done so, or email us to confirm that you do not intend to apply for a student finance.  2021 entry offer holders with UK fee status UK Finance page in Finance section.
Mid-March 2021

The University will send an Information Pack to Medicine Offer Holders containing information, your enhanced disclosure form and self-declaration form. 

Offer holders for Medicine (2021 entry).  Medicine information
22 - 24 March 2021 Choral Trials (online). Choral Award applicants.  Choral Trials
Date tbc. April 2021 DBS documents deadline.  2021 entry offer holders for Medicine.  Medicine information
30 April 2021 Deadline to email Christ's and request changes to the exam entries stated in your UCAS application. All offer holders. Making changes to your exam entries 
7 May 2021
STEP exams registration deadline. Centres may set their own deadline in advance for accepting entries, so please make sure you speak to them as early as possible.  Offer holders with a STEP condition.  STEP exams registration

10 June 2021

Reply to your offer with UCAS (info on UCAS website). All offer holders. Replying to your offer
Ongoing Ask a teacher to email us to keep us informed if your studies are interrupted or affected by illness or other factors during the year. All offer holders. Illness & other circumstances
Before you start exams (if you are taking exams) If your school has closed or you are affected by circumstances caused by Coronavirus disruptions, please read Coronavirus page and follow any instructions there. All offer holders Coronavirus page
30 June 2021

(to facilitate matters in case of any issues, ideally do this earlier than 30 June)

Financial deadlines

  • Financial Guarantee form and evidence document(s) for overseas students.
  • Confirmation of Student finance application or Evidence of means of financial support (Home students)

2021 entry only.

See relevant page in Finance section
Date tbc. (normally July) Webinar for Christ’s College applicants applying for a Student visa (info about this sent by email to relevant students, 2021 entry only). 2021 entry and need a visa. Visa page
June/July 2021 International examination results published. Depending on which qualification you've taken, you may need to send us your results.  Some offer-holders. A level and other exam results & English Language conditions
1 July 2021 Overseas students start to recieve CAS emails (in cases where all offer conditions have been met). Overseas students who need a visa and are 2021 entry Visa page
2 July 2021 Deadline for History students to reply about first year options (2021 entry History offer holders will receive an email in late June with information about the choices for first year) 2021 entry History students See email.
 5 July 2021

International Baccalaureate scores published. See the page for offer holders receiving IB scores, which will be available a few days before the results come out.

Some offer-holders. A level and other exam results.
30 July 2021 (ideally earlier) Deadline for any Home students who are not applying for a student loan to send a fee status questionnaire and accompanying documents 2021 Home students who are not applying for student loan See Home finance.
31 July 2021 Deadline to meet English Language conditions (if your offer includes them). Some offer-holders. See your offer letter and English Language conditions
12:00 on 4 Aug until 08:30 on  10 August UCAS Embargo period - we will not be able to contact offer holders during this period. conditional offer holders n/a
10 Aug 2021 A level, Pre-U, SQA Advanced Higher and STEP results published.
This page for offer holders receiving A level and other results on 10 Aug will be available a couple of days before the results date.
Some offer-holders A level results day and A level and other exam results 
dates tbc (normally August) UCAS Confirmation of conditional places (on UCAS Track) once all results have been released. Offer holders with an academic condition.  A level and other exam results.
A few days later Confirmation letters sent to students with a conditional place. Offer holders with an academic condition. Info received by post (UK students) or email (students outside the UK). 
Date to be confirmed (normally late August) Online College Living Arrangements Form sent out to 2021 offer holders, to be completed by [deadline to be confirmed]. This will include information and collection of preferences for accommodation. 2021 entry students. Accommodation page
Dates to be confirmed Overseas students who have just met offer conditions start to recieve CAS emails, Overseas students who need a visa and are 2021 entry Visa page
Second half of August 2021 First year option choices forms sent to students in subjects such as Natural Sciences (there may be others) to be returned by a date tbc. in September. 2021 entry students in some subjects. Info received by email. 
Second half of August 2021 Consider signing up for one of the optional Freshers Events if you'd like to meet other students from your area going to Cambridge.  2021 entry students Freshers Events
tbc Deadline for College Living Arrangements Form 2021 entry students Accommodation page
31 Aug 2021 Last possible date for meeting academic offer conditions, though see offer letter for detail. Offer holders with an academic condition.  See your offer letter and A level and other exam results.
Mid-Sept 2021 Receive freshers information including full practical information about joining the College. 2021 entry students. Info received by email. 
dates tbc. Christ's International Freshers Week 2021 entry international students. International Freshers Week
2 Oct 2021

Arrive at Christ's (this is the standard date but see Arriving at Christ's for details and updates including information for students arriving from abroad)

2021 entry students. Arriving at Christ's
7 Oct 2021 Lectures start (Cambridge weeks start on a Thursday) 2021 entry students. Arriving at Christ's
Late Jan 2022 Finance information and updated Terms of Admission emailed to 2022 entry offer holders by Christ's Admissions.  2022 entry students. Deferred entry
Late Jan 2023 Finance information and updated Terms of Admission emailed to 2023 entry offer holders by Christ's Admissions.  2023 entry students. Deferred entry

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