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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Academic calendar

Below are dates and deadlines for part-time study in the fall and spring. For dates related to part-time study in the summer or winter, see the Summer Session or Winter Session academic calendars.

Part-time study, fall

August 29
- September 12, 2019
August 29, 2019Instruction begins
September 12, 2019Last day to add classes
September 13, 2019Late registration begins
October 12, 2019Fall break begins at 1:10 p.m.
October 16, 2019Classes resume
October 24, 2019Last day to drop classes w/o a W or change grading option
November 27, 2019Thanksgiving break begins
December 2, 2019Classes resume
December 10, 2019Last day of classes
December 11-13, 2019Study period
December 14-21, 2019Final examinations

Part-time study, spring

January 21
- February 4, 2020
January 21, 2020Instruction begins
February 4, 2020Last day to add classes
February 5, 2020Late registration begins
February 22, 2020February break begins
February 26, 2020Instruction resumes 7:30 a.m.
March 17, 2020Last day to drop classes w/o a W or change grading option
March 28, 2020Spring break begins at 1:10 p.m.
April 6, 2020Classes resume
May 5, 2020Last day of classes
May 6-8, 2020Study period
May 9-16, 2020Final examinations