US Air Force Academy Admissions Junior year is when the application process to the Academy truly begins. Students will start by filling out the Pre-Candidate questionnaire, which becomes available online March 1 every year. Between March 1 of their junior year and December 31 of their senior year, students must submit a completed Pre-Candidate Questionnaire. If they are ready to begin their application, they can visit the Pre Candidate Questionnaire online. Also during this time, they must also request nominations from their state's congressional representative or other designated nominator. Visit www.academyadmissions.com for application steps and more information.