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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


The "coolest" season at Cornell, Winter Session is a great opportunity to earn up to four credits in just a few weeks, enjoy small classes, concentrate on intensive study, and get to know your professor and classmates.

Welcome guide

What our students are saying

"I thought the Winter Session was fun and exciting. I learned a lot, and the material was very interesting."

Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

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Featured winter classes

HIST 2007 Global Capitalism in One Community
January 3–21, 2017
Taught by Edward Baptist
AMST 2020 Popular Culture in the United States, 1950 to 2000
Dec. 26, 2016-Jan. 21, 2017
Taught by Glenn Altschuler (online)
VISST 4696 The Art Market
Dec. 26, 2016-Jan. 21, 2017
Taught by Cheryl Finley (online)

See more featured classes and meet a few of our faculty

Winter Session news