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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2019 will run from December 26, 2018 to January 19, 2019, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2019. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an e-mail notice when this happens, please join our e-mail list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Experiential Writing in the Yucatan

January 5–15, 2018


Eligibility: Sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have taken at least one Cornell writing course are eligible. An application is required. For information about applying, please contact Lauren Chambliss at or 607.255.7344.

Applications are due October 24, 2017.

Note: Students must have a valid passport. Non-U.S. or Canadian students must check visa requirements for Mexico.

Students will be notified of acceptance on October 27.


Once accepted into the program, students much complete the course enrollment form and submit it with a check for the nonrefundable deposit of $700 to B20 Day Hall by November 6.


Tuition for this three-credit course is $4,230 ($1,410/credit).

You may be eligible for a scholarship from the Learning Strategies Center (255-6310).

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 one $500 scholarship to an eligible student to help offset tuition and program fees. For more information and to apply, please contact Applications must be received by Friday, November 17, 2017.

Deadline for tuition is December 1, 2017.

Program fee

A nonrefundable program fee of $700 includes shared room, breakfast, lunch, and two field trips. Dinner is available in town, a short walk away, or students can prepare food in the shared kitchen at the hotel. Students should bring extra money for dinners, groceries, and gifts.