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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

This information pertains to a past summer program.

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Summer CAU—stimulating, fun, one of a kind!

Come back to college and enjoy a class with some of Cornell’s most gifted faculty. Designed for bright, curious people, CAU seminars inspire participants to look beyond the bounds of their current lives and jobs. After class, relax in the warm company of new friends over drinks in our lounge or at one of our free concerts or lectures.

Stunning campus in the fabulous Finger Lakes

You’ll find plenty of time to savor our beautiful campus and its rich offerings, such as the Cornell Botanic Gardens, the Lab of Ornithology, the Johnson Museum of Art, and the Rob­ert Trent Jones Golf Course. You may want to hike in the gorges, sail on the lake, swim at the state parks, visit Ithaca’s charming shops, and tour the renowned Finger Lakes wineries.

Wonderful family vacation

CAU makes everyone feel at home—singles, couples, families, and groups of friends. Our programs for youth allow parents and their kids or grandkids to share breakfast and dinner and then separate for the day’s activities. One participant described CAU summer classes as “better than a cruise ship—all needs met with more stimulation and no seasickness.”