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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

The information on this site pertains to the Summer College 2016 program. If you would like to be notified when 2017 information and applications are available, please join the Summer College announcement list. We also invite you to become a fan of our Summer College Facebook Page.

Please see our Upcoming program dates page for 2017 programs.

Opening weekend schedules

We highly recommend that parents/guardians and students arrive in time to attend the Dean and Faculty convocations.

Please let us know right away if anyone in your party needs assistance for the mobility and/or hearing impaired in order to attend Opening Day Orientation or the Dean's Convocation.

Activities for parents conclude after the faculty convocation.

  • A three-week program, session 1 (arriving on June 24)
    This includes students in Art as Experience; Animal Science: Sustainable Animal Husbandry; Debate and Rhetoric I; Design Immersion; Foundations in American Law; Green Cities and Sustainable Futures; History and Politics of the Modern Middle East; Hotel Operations Management; The Individual in the Social World; Inspiring Leadership; International Relations; Social Entrepreneurship; Veterinary Medicine: Small Animal Practice; and Views on the News: Public Policy in the U.S.
  • A three-week program, session 2 (arriving on July 16)
    This includes students in Animal Science: Captive Raptor Management; The Business World; Debate and Rhetoric II; The Fashion Studio; Freedom and Justice; Genius and Madness in Literature; Shakespeare on Stage; Transmedia: Image Sound Motion; Veterinary Medicine: Conservation Medicine; and Veterinary Medicine: Equine Practice.
  • A six-week program (arriving on June 24)
  • A two-week program (arriving on July 1)