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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

"Taking a course over the winter gives your schedule increased flexibility in the following semesters."

Jorge Pereda

Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

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Featured winter classes

ENGRC 3500 Engineering Communications
January 3-21, 2017
Taught by Gerald Gabriel (online)
ECON 1110 Introductory Microeconomics
January 3-21, 2017
Taught by Jennifer Wissink
NS 1150 Nutrition, Health, and Society
January 3-21, 2017
Taught by David Levitsky (online)

See more featured classes and meet a few of our faculty

Winter Session news