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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2020 will run from December 26, 2019 to January 18, 2020, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2020. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an email when this happens, please join our email list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Tropical Field Ornithology in the Dominican Republic

January 8-22, 2016

Program Charge

Tuition for the three-credit course BIOEE 2640 is $3,930 ($1,310 per credit) plus a $630 program fee to cover food and lodging. Full cost of tuition and fees is $4,560. Ground transportation and field trip costs are covered in the tuition.

Students may pay in full at the time of enrollment, or may choose to pay a deposit. Please see payment deadlines below.

The tuition fee does not include airfare. Students are responsible for purchasing their own plane ticket to Punta Cana airport, to arrive on January 8. Transportation from the airport to the research center is provided. Please note that students will be responsible for paying a $10 visa fee upon arrival.

Fellowships are available, upon request, to support part of the costs. E-mail André Dhondt for details.

Please note that all financial and academic registration arrangements are handled by the Special Programs Office of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. If you have any questions, please call the office at 607.255.7259 or e-mail

Payment deadlines

  • Upon enrollment: $1,000 nonrefundable deposit
  • 10/22/15: An additional $1,000 nonrefundable deposit
  • 11/13/15: Balance due ($3,930 - $2,000 deposits = $2,560)