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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.

Programs

Summer College offers academically motivated high school students an unparalleled opportunity to take courses at a great Ivy League university while earning college credit, working closely with internationally recognized faculty, exploring majors and career options, making friends from around the world, and enjoying the great natural beauty of Ithaca and the Finger Lakes region.

Architecture, Art, Design, and Fashion

Art as Experience
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
Design Immersion
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors
The Fashion Studio
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
Introduction to Architecture
June 25-August 6, 2016
6 weeks, 6 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Transmedia: Image Sound Motion
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors

Business, Hotel Management, and Leadership

The Business World
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
Hotel Operations Management
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
Inspiring Leadership
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors

College Success and English for Speakers of Other Languages

College Success
June 25-August 9, 2016
6 weeks, 6-8 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
English Immersion Program
June 25-August 9, 2016
6 weeks, 6-8 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors

Custom Programs

Dual Programs
June 25-August 6, 2016
6 weeks, 6 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
MyCUSC: Create Your Own Summer College Program
June 25-August 9, 2016
6 weeks, 6-8 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors

Debate and Literature

Debate and Rhetoric I
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
Debate and Rhetoric II
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
Genius and Madness in Literature
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
Shakespeare on Stage
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors

Engineering and Robotics

Cornell Engineering Experience
June 25-August 9, 2016
6 weeks, 6-8 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Fabricating the Future: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
July 3-16, 2016
2 weeks, Non-credit
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors

Government, History, Law, and Public Policy

Foundations in American Law
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Freedom and Justice
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 4 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
History and Politics of the Modern Middle East
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Views on the News: Public Policy in America
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors

Medicine, Psychology, Research, and Science

Biological Research and the Health Professions
June 25-August 9, 2016
6 weeks, 7-8 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Body, Mind, and Health
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
The Individual in the Social World
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Research Apprenticeship in Biological Sciences (RABS)
June 25-August 6, 2016
6 weeks, 6 credits
Current juniors, seniors

Social Change and Sustainability

Green Cities and Sustainable Futures
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Social Entrepreneurship
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors

Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science

Animal Science: Captive Raptor Management
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Animal Science: Sustainable Animal Husbandry
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current sophomores, juniors, seniors
Veterinary Medicine: Conservation Medicine
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Veterinary Medicine: Equine Practice
July 17-August 6, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors
Veterinary Medicine: Small Animal Practice
June 25-July 16, 2016
3 weeks, 3 credits
Current juniors, seniors