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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Academic calendar

Three-week Summer Session

December 1, 2016Enrollment and registration begin (paper enrollment forms will be accepted from this date through the registration deadline)
March 1 - May 5, 2017Online enrollment period
May 1, 2017Deadline for financial aid applications
May 5, 2017After 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 5, 2017Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
May 30, 2017Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
May 31 - June 23, 2017Three-week Summer Session
May 31 - June 2, 2017Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
May 31, 2017Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall.
May 31, 2017Classes begin
June 3-4, 2017Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 5, 2017Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 5, 2017Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 5, 2017Course add deadline
June 5, 2017Deadline for credit and grade option changes
June 9, 2017Deadline to drop without a "W"
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
June 21, 2017Classes end
June 22, 2017Study day
June 23, 2017Final exams
June 24, 2017Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
July 5, 2017Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Eight-week Summer Session

December 1, 2016Enrollment and registration begin (paper enrollment forms will be accepted from this date through the registration deadline)
March 1 - May 5, 2017Online enrollment period
May 1, 2017Deadline for financial aid applications
May 5, 2017After 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 26, 2017Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
June 11, 2017Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 12 - August 8, 2017Eight-week Summer Session
June 12, 2017Classes begin
June 12, 2017Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall.
June 12-14, 2017Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 15, 2017Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 15-16, 2017Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 17, 2017Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 22, 2017Course add deadline
June 22, 2017Deadline for credit and grade option changes
July 4, 2017No classes (Independence Day observed)
July 5, 2017Deadline to drop without a "W"
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 4, 2017Last day of classes
August 7-8, 2017Final exam period
August 9, 2017Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
August 18, 2017Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Six-week Summer Session

December 1, 2016Enrollment and registration begin (paper enrollment forms will be accepted from this date through the registration deadline)
March 1 - May 5, 2017Online enrollment period
May 1, 2017Deadline for financial aid applications
May 5, 2017After 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 26, 2017Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
June 25, 2017Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 26 - August 8, 2017Six-week Summer Session
June 26, 2017Classes begin
June 26-28, 2017Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 26, 2017Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall (except Physical Education courses -- see below).
June 26, 2017See the CU Physical Education site for registration information.
June 29, 2017Late-registration period begins. A $100 per-week late-registration fee is charged if you enroll and register after this deadline.
June 29-30, 2017Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
July 1, 2017Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
July 4, 2017No classes (Independence Day)
July 5, 2017Course add deadline
July 5, 2017Deadline for credit and grade option changes
July 14, 2017Deadline to drop without a "W"
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 4, 2017Last day of classes
August 7-8, 2017Final exam period
August 9, 2017Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
August 18, 2017Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Summer Session Special Programs

May 31 - August 4, 2017Special Program
First day of classRegistration deadline
Last day of classFinal exams