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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

"I was able to take a course that met some of my class requirements during a period of time when I would not normally be able to take classes."

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
VISST 4696 The Art Market
Dec. 26, 2016-Jan. 21, 2017
Taught by Cheryl Finley (online)
AMST 2020 Popular Culture in the United States, 1950 to 2000
Dec. 26, 2016-Jan. 21, 2017
Taught by Glenn Altschuler (online)

See more featured classes and meet a few of our faculty

Winter Session news