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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

What our students are saying

"Winter Session was a great experience enabling you to really focus on one thing, learn very quickly, and feel accomplished."

Brice Cooke

150 phenomenal years.
Countless ways to celebrate.
Are you in?

Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

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Featured winter programs

BIOPL 2400 Green World
January 5-17, 2015
Taught by Thomas Silva
ANTHR 2540 Science, Art, Tibetan Buddhism
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by Kathryn March
HADM 4180 Technology for Bootstrapped Entrepreneurship
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by Mona Olsen (online)

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Winter Session news