Choose from more than 500 Cornell classes, study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements, all in a gorgeous setting.
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"I would recommend Summer Session classes to a friend because they are fun and get you the same credit as taking the course during the semester but in only three, six, or eight weeks. This is a great way to get courses out of the way, or repeat a course if necessary."
Courses and programs
Cornell's open-admissions policy for most Summer Session courses makes enrollment easy.
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- Registration deadline: Varies by session
- May 29-June 21, 2013: Three-week session
- June 10-August 6, 2013: Eight-week session
- June 24-August 6, 2013: Six-week session
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Things to love about Summer Session
Students can earn up to 15 credits a summer in three-, six-, and eight-week courses ranging from quantum mechanics to hip-hop, environmental studies to organizational writing.