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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.

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What our students are saying

"Cornell is incredibly peaceful during Winter Break. The quiet time outside of class is a good way to recharge your batteries before the Spring semester starts."

Jillian Harmon