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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Academic calendar

Key dates

Off-campus classes: December 26, 2017 - January 20, 2018*

Online classes: December 26, 2017 - January 20, 2018*

On-campus classes: January 2-20, 2018

*some class dates may vary

Winter Session

October 2, 2017Registration begins
November 1, 2017Deadline for international students taking on-campus courses to submit enrollment and visa-related materials
November 8, 2017Registration deadline for off-campus classes (see individual class descriptions as deadlines may vary)
November 30, 2017Registration deadline for visiting Winter Session students taking online classes
December 1, 2017Financial aid deadline
December 15, 2017Registration deadline for on-campus classes.
Mail-in registrations (with payment) for on-campus classes must be postmarked by this date.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for registration to be complete.

December 15, 2017Registration deadline for Cornell students and employees taking online classes.
December 26, 2017
- January 20, 2018
Off-campus classes (dates vary)
December 26, 2017
- January 20, 2018
Online classes (dates vary)
December 26-28, 2017100% tuition refund for classes that run December 26, 2017 to January 20, 2018
December 29-30, 201750% tuition refund for classes that run December 26, 2017, to January 20, 2018
December 31, 20170% tuition refund for classes that run December 26, 2017, to January 20, 2018
January 2-20, 2018On-campus classes
January 2-4, 2018$100 late registration fee applies, plus $100/week after this date
Variable datesCourse evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
January 20, 2018Final exams will be held on this date, at a time to be arranged by your instructor