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

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Winter Session news

What our students are saying

"A good way to be productive during the winter break. Also a good opportunity if you want to get a particular class out of the way."

Michael Chant