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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

"Cornell University Winter Session is an excellent way to lower your course load during heavy semesters."

Travis Van Caster

Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

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See the full academic calendar.

Featured winter classes

PLBIO 2400 Green World
January 3-21, 2017
GOVT 3141 Prisons
Dec. 26, 2016-Jan. 21, 2017
Taught by Mary Katzenstein (online)

See more featured classes and meet a few of our faculty

Winter Session news