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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

The information on this site pertains to the Summer College 2017 program. If you would like to be notified when 2018 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.

Opening weekend schedules

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

For disability accommodations (e.g., sign language interpreters, alternative formats) please contact us by e-mail at or by phone at 607.255.6203 as soon as possible.

Activities for parents conclude after the faculty convocation.

  • A three-week program, session 1 (arriving on June 24)
    This includes students in Animal Science: Sustainable Animal Husbandry; Art as Experience; Debate and Rhetoric I; Design Immersion; Fundamentals of Modern Marketing; Green Cities and Sustainable Futures; History and Politics of the Modern Middle East; Hotel Operations Management; Inspiring Leadership; International Human Rights in Theory and Practice; War, Peace, Poverty, and Power: Intro to International Relations; Secrets of Business Success; Social Entrepreneurship; The Individual in the Social World; and Veterinary Medicine: Small Animal Practice.
  • A three-week program, session 2 (arriving on July 16)
    This includes students in Animal Science: Captive Raptor Management; Debate and Rhetoric II; Freedom and Justice; Genius and Madness in Literature; Hospitality Operations Management: The Food/Beverage Industry; Macroeconomics and Current Economic Issues; Negotiations and Conflict Resolution; Shakespeare on Stage; The Business World; The Fashion Studio; 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)