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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.

Practicing Health Equity: Theory and Fieldwork in North Brooklyn

January 3-18, 2019

Apply and enroll

Admission to the program is on a rolling basis. Because enrollment is limited, you're encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

Applicants will be interviewed by Skype as their applications are received.

The deadline for applications is November 19, 2018.

To apply:

Cornell students: Complete and submit the Cornell application form

Non-Cornell students: Contact Amber Warner via email at or by phone at 212.746.2273


Once you are accepted into the course, you must submit a completed course enrollment form and domestic travel release , along with your full tuition payment of $2,920, by Friday, November 30, 2018, to the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, B20 Day Hall.

You will enroll in the two-credit course HE 4901 The Anthropology of Health Equity: An Exploration of Theory and Practice.


Tuition for the two-credit off-campus course in January 2019 is $2,920 ($1,460/credit).

Financial aid (in the form of loans) is available, but this is separate from any aid you might receive during fall and spring semesters. Therefore, you have to apply for aid.

The School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions offers two $350 scholarships to eligible students to help offset tuition. For more information and to apply, please contact Scholarship applications must be received by November 16, 2018.

The deadline for submitting your full tuition payment is November 30, 2018.

Housing, meals, and transportation

Participants are responsible for providing their own housing, meals, and transportation.

Refund policy

To withdraw from this special program, you must notify the SCE registrar's office in writing. Your refund amount will be determined by the number of days from the start of the program that you withdraw.

Refund schedule (based on program start date):

Days 1–3: Withdrawal period with a 100 percent tuition refund
Days 4–5: Withdrawal period with a 50 percent tuition refund
Day 6: Withdrawal period with a 0 percent refund

If you want to appeal the refund schedule based on special circumstances, please download and complete the petition form and submit it to B20 Day Hall. The form will be reviewed by committee, and you will be notified if your appeal is approved.