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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

"You get to focus on fewer classes, absorbing information more deeply. You also get to work at your own pace, allowing flexibility with your schedule."

Ivan Binkerd-Dale

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

Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

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Featured winter programs

NS 1150 Nutrition, Health, and Society
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by David Levitsky (online)
HD 3490 Positive Psychology
January 5-17, 2015
Taught by Anthony Ong
GOVT 3141 Prisons
December 26, 2014-January 17, 2015
Taught by Danielle Thomsen (online)

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Winter Session news