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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

"If you get a chance to take a Winter Session class, TAKE IT! Cornell Winter Session is a great way to meet new friends, delve deep into a new subject of interest, and earn three credits in only three weeks."

Jillian Harmon

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

Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

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Featured winter programs

ECON 1110 Introductory Microeconomics
Taught by:
Lois Gosse (on campus)
Jennifer Wissink (online)
AMST 2020 Popular Culture in the United States, 1950 to the Present
December 26, 2014-January 17, 2015
Taught by Glenn Altschuler (online)
ANTHR 2540 Science, Art, Tibetan Buddhism
January 2-17, 2015
Taught by Kathryn March

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Winter Session news