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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Academic calendar

Three-week Summer Session

December 1, 2015Enrollment and registration begin (paper enrollment forms will be accepted from this date through the registration deadline)
March 1 - May 6, 2016Online enrollment period
May 1, 2016Deadline for financial aid applications
May 6, 2016After 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 6, 2016Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
May 31, 2016Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 1-24, 2016Three-week Summer Session
June 1-3, 2016Course withdrawal period with a 100% tuition refund
June 1, 2016Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall.
June 1, 2016Classes begin
June 4-5, 2016Course withdrawal period with a 50% tuition refund
June 6, 2016Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 6, 2016Course withdrawal on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 6, 2016Course add deadline
June 6, 2016Deadline for credit and grade option changes
June 10, 2016Deadline to drop or withdraw from a course
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
June 22, 2016Classes end
June 23, 2016Study day
June 24, 2016Final exams
June 25, 2016Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
July 6, 2016Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Eight-week Summer Session

December 1, 2015Enrollment and registration begin (paper enrollment forms will be accepted from this date through the registration deadline)
March 1 - May 6, 2016Online enrollment period
May 1, 2016Deadline for financial aid applications
May 6, 2016After 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 27, 2016Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
June 12, 2016Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 13 - August 9, 2016Eight-week Summer Session
June 13, 2016Classes begin
June 13, 2016Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall.
June 13-15, 2016Course withdrawal period with a 100% tuition refund
June 16, 2016Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 16-17, 2016Course withdrawal period with a 50% tuition refund
June 18, 2016Course withdrawal on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 23, 2016Course add deadline
June 23, 2016Deadline for credit and grade option changes
July 4, 2016No classes (Independence Day observed)
July 6, 2016Deadline to drop or withdraw from a course
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 5, 2016Last day of classes
August 8-9, 2016Final exam period
August 10, 2016Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
August 19, 2016Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Six-week Summer Session

December 1, 2015Enrollment and registration begin (paper enrollment forms will be accepted from this date through the registration deadline)
March 1 - May 6, 2016Online enrollment period
May 1, 2016Deadline for financial aid applications
May 6, 2016After 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 27, 2016Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
June 26, 2016Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 27 - August 9, 2016Six-week Summer Session
June 27, 2016Classes begin
June 27-29, 2016Course withdrawal period with a 100% tuition refund
June 27, 2016Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall (except Physical Education courses -- see below).
June 27, 2016See the CU Physical Education site for registration information.
June 30, 2016Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 30 - July 1, 2016Course withdrawal period with a 50% tuition refund
July 2, 2016Course withdrawal on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
July 4, 2016No classes (Independence Day)
July 5, 2016Course add deadline
July 5, 2016Deadline for credit and grade option changes
July 15, 2016Deadline to drop or withdraw from a course
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 5, 2016Last day of classes
August 8-9, 2016Final exam period
August 10, 2016Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
August 19, 2016Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Summer Session Special Programs

June 1 - August 5, 2016Special Program
First day of classRegistration deadline
Last day of classFinal exams