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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2017 will run from December 26, 2016, to January 21, 2017, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 3, 2017. 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.

Welcome

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

"[Winter Session is] a great way to pick up credits and to be able to focus on class and perform well."

Courses and programs

Frequently asked questions

Have a question? Look here for the answer.

Calendar

See the full academic calendar.

Featured winter classes

AMST 2020 Popular Culture in the United States, 1950 to the Present
December 28, 2015-January 23, 2016
Taught by Glenn Altschuler (online)
GOVT 3141 Prisons
December 28, 2015-January 23, 2016
Taught by M. Katzenstein (online)
NS 1150 Nutrition, Health, and Society
January 4-23, 2016
Taught by David Levitsky (online)

See more featured classes and meet a few of our faculty

Winter Session news