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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Changes in registration

Changes in registation must be made on paper, not online.

Changes include adding or dropping a class, changing the number of credits, changing from credit to auditor status or vice versa, and changing the grade option.

To make a change in registration official, you must complete a Change in Enrollment form (available in B20 Day Hall or online) and return it to the Winter Session office. If you request the change by mail, the date of the postmark is considered the effective date. You may not make a change in registration after the deadline dates listed on this website.

Deadlines for adding or dropping a class

Add

  • The deadline to add a class that runs December 26, 2016–January 21, 2017, is January 3, 2017
  • The deadline to add a class that runs January 3–21, 2017, is January 5, 2017

Drop

  • The deadline to drop a class that runs December 26, 2016–January 21, 2017, is January 6, 2017
  • The deadline to drop a class that runs January 3–21, 2017, is January 7, 2017

Note: If you drop a class after these dates, the letter "W" will appear on your transcript.

If your class dates do not appear above, contact the Winter Session registrar's office.

Deadlines for changing a credit or grade option

  • The deadline to change a credit or grade option for a class that runs December 26, 2016–January 21, 2017, is January 3, 2017
  • The deadline to change a credit or grade option for a class that runs January 3–21, 2017, is January 5, 2017

If your class dates do not appear above, contact the Winter Session registrar's office.

Withdrawal

You may officially withdraw from the Winter Session by completing a Change in Enrollment form indicating that you are dropping all classes and then submitting this form in person, via e-mail, or by mail to the Winter Session office in B20 Day Hall.

If you stop attending class without officially dropping the class, you are liable for all tuition and fees, and you will receive a grade of F.

If you withdraw, you must turn in your ID card, and you will lose all the privileges that it provides. The notation "withdrawn" and the effective date will appear on your transcript.

Note: If you want to withdraw from an off-campus program, consult the program director.

Withdrawal dates

If you withdraw from a class on or after the dates below, the letter "W" will appear on your transcript:

  • The date for a class that runs December 26, 2016–January 21, 2017, is January 7, 2017
  • The date for a class that runs January 3–21, 2017, is January 8, 2017

If your class dates do not appear above, contact the Winter Session registrar's office.