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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 fun and exciting. I learned a lot, and the material was very interesting. "

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

Frequently asked questions

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Featured winter programs

ANTHR 2540 Science, Art, Tibetan Buddhism
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by Kathryn March
ENGRC 3500 Engineering Communications
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by Gerald Gabriel (online)
ECON 1110 Introductory Microeconomics
Taught by:
Lois Gosse (on campus)
Jennifer Wissink (online)

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Winter Session news