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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Academic Calendar

Academic calendar

Winter Session

October 2, 2017Registration begins
November 1, 2017Deadline for international students taking on-campus courses to submit enrollment and visa-related materials
November 8, 2017Registration deadline for off-campus classes (see individual class descriptions as deadlines may vary)
November 30, 2017Registration deadline for visiting Winter Session students taking online classes
December 1, 2017Financial aid deadline
December 15, 2017Registration deadline for on-campus classes.
Mail-in registrations (with payment) for on-campus classes must be postmarked by this date.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for registration to be complete.

Note: The Winter Session office will close at noon on Dec. 15 and reopen at 8 a.m. on Dec. 18.

December 15, 2017Registration deadline for Cornell students and employees taking online classes.

Note: The Winter Session office will close at noon on Dec. 15 and reopen at 8 a.m. on Dec. 18.

December 26, 2017
- January 20, 2018
Off-campus classes (dates vary)
December 26, 2017
- January 20, 2018
Online classes (dates vary)
December 26-28, 2017100% tuition refund for classes that run December 26, 2017 to January 20, 2018
December 29-30, 201750% tuition refund for classes that run December 26, 2017, to January 20, 2018
December 31, 20170% tuition refund for classes that run December 26, 2017, to January 20, 2018
January 2-20, 2018On-campus classes
January 2-4, 2018$100 late registration fee applies, plus $100/week after this date
January 2-4, 2018100% tuition refund for classes that run January 2 to 20, 2018
Variable datesVisit the Changes in Registration page to learn about deadlines for class add/drop and credit/grade option changes.
January 5-6, 201850% tuition refund for classes that run January 2 to 20, 2018
January 7, 20180% tuition refund for classes that run January 2 to 20, 2018
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
January 16, 2018Faculty: Grade rosters available in Faculty Center
January 20, 2018Final exams will be held on this date, at a time to be arranged by your instructor

Three-Week Summer Session

March 1 - May 4, 2018Online enrollment period
May 1, 2018Deadline for financial aid applications
May 4, 2018After this date, a $100 nonrefundable one-time registration fee will be charged for any course enrollment form submitted, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted, and tuition and fees will be due at time of enrollment.
May 4, 2018Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
May 29, 2018Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
May 30 - June 22, 2018Three-week Summer Session
May 30 - June 1, 2018Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
May 30, 2018Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall.
May 30, 2018Classes begin
June 2-3, 2018Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 4, 2018Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 4, 2018Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 4, 2018Course add deadline
June 4, 2018Deadline for credit and grade option changes
June 8, 2018Deadline to drop without a "W"
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
June 12, 2018Faculty: midsession class list corrections due in the School office by noon
June 17, 2018Faculty: grade rosters available in Faculty Center
June 20, 2018Classes end
June 21, 2018Study day
June 22, 2018Final exams
June 23, 2018Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
June 27, 2018Faculty: grade rosters completed by noon in Faculty Center
July 5, 2018Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Eight-Week Summer Session

March 1 - May 4, 2018Online enrollment period
May 1, 2018Deadline for financial aid applications
May 4, 2018After this date, a $100 nonrefundable one-time registration fee will be charged for any course enrollment form submitted, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted, and tuition and fees will be due at time of enrollment.
May 25, 2018Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
June 10, 2018Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 11 - August 7, 2018Eight-week Summer Session
June 11, 2018Classes begin
June 11, 2018Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall.
June 11-13, 2018Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 14, 2018Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 14-15, 2018Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 16, 2018Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 21, 2018Course add deadline
June 21, 2018Deadline for credit and grade option changes
July 4, 2018No classes (Independence Day observed)
July 5, 2018Faculty: midsession class list corrections due in the School office by noon
July 5, 2018Deadline to drop without a "W"
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 3, 2018Faculty: grade rosters available in Faculty Center
August 3, 2018Last day of classes
August 6-7, 2018Final exam period
August 8, 2018Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
August 10, 2018Faculty: grade rosters completed by noon in Faculty Center
August 17, 2018Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Six-Week Summer Session

March 1 - May 4, 2018Online enrollment period
May 1, 2018Deadline for financial aid applications
May 4, 2018After this date, a $100 nonrefundable one-time registration fee will be charged for any course enrollment form submitted, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted, and tuition and fees will be due at time of enrollment.
May 25, 2018Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
June 24, 2018Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 25 - August 7, 2018Six-week Summer Session
June 25, 2018Classes begin
June 25-27, 2018Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 25, 2018Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall (except Physical Education courses -- see below).
June 25, 2018See the CU Physical Education site for registration information.
June 28, 2018Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 28-29, 2018Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 30, 2018Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
July 4, 2018No classes (Independence Day)
July 5, 2018Course add deadline
July 5, 2018Deadline for credit and grade option changes
July 13, 2018Faculty: midsession class list corrections due in the School office by noon
July 13, 2018Deadline to drop without a "W"
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 3, 2018Faculty: grade rosters available in Faculty Center
August 3, 2018Last day of classes
August 6-7, 2018Final exam period
August 8, 2018Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
August 10, 2018Faculty: grade rosters completed by noon in Faculty Center
August 17, 2018Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Summer Session Special Programs

May 30 - August 3, 2018Special Program
First day of classRegistration deadline
Last day of classFinal exams
August 3, 2018Faculty: grade rosters available in Faculty Center
August 10, 2018Faculty: grade rosters completed by noon