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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 22
- September 5, 2017
August 22
- December 1, 2017
August 28, 2017Last day to drop with 100% refund
September 5, 2017Last day to add classes
September 6, 2017Late registration begins
October 7, 2017Fall break begins at 1:10 p.m.
October 11, 2017Classes resume
October 17, 2017Last day to drop classes w/o a W or change grading option
November 22, 2017Thanksgiving break begins
November 27, 2017Classes resume
December 2-5, 2017Study period
December 6-14, 2017Final examinations

Part-time study, spring

January 24
- February 7, 2018
January 24 - May 9, 2018Classes
January 30, 2018Last day to drop with 100% refund
February 7, 2018Last day to add classes
February 8, 2018Late registration begins
February 17, 2018February break begins
February 21, 2018Instruction resumes 7:30 a.m.
March 21, 2018Last day to drop classes w/o a W or change grading option
March 31, 2018Spring break begins at 1:10 p.m.
April 9, 2018Classes resume
May 9, 2018Last day of classes
May 10-13, 2018Study period
May 14-22, 2018Final examinations