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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

"You get to focus on fewer classes, absorbing information more deeply. You also get to work at your own pace, allowing flexibility with your schedule."

Ivan Binkerd-Dale

Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

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See the full academic calendar.

Featured winter classes

GOVT 3141 Prisons
Taught by Mary Katzenstein (online)

See more featured classes and meet a few of our faculty

Winter Session news

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