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.
Cornell's open-admissions policy for most Winter Session courses makes enrollment easy.
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Featured winter programs
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by Anthony Ong
December 26, 2014-January 17, 2015
Taught by Danielle Thomsen (online)
January 2-18, 2015
Taught by Andrew Mertha
Winter Session news
What our students are saying
"Winter Session is a great way to get another class over with during break. It helps lighten the load for the spring and fall semesters. I'm really thankful that the Winter Session option exists!"