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Welcome

The "coolest season at Cornell," Winter Session is a great opportunity to earn up to four credits in just a few weeks, enjoy small classes, concentrate on intensive study, and get to know your professor and classmates.


Welcome guide

Open admissions

Cornell's open-admissions policy for most Winter Session courses makes enrollment easy.

150 phenomenal years.
Countless ways to celebrate.
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Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

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Calendar

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Featured winter programs

NS 1150 Nutrition, Health, and Society
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by David Levitsky (online)
BIOEE 2640 Tropical Field Ornithology in the Dominican Republic
January 2-16, 2015
Taught by André Dhondt
GOVT 3141 Prisons
December 26, 2014-January 17, 2015
Taught by Danielle Thomsen (online)

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Winter Session news

What our students are saying

"I learned a lot and enjoyed doing it. Cornell University Winter Session is a great addition to a great university."

Brian Bock