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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2020 will run from December 26, 2019 to January 18, 2020, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2020. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an email when this happens, please join our email list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Tuition and fees

Tuition and any class fees are due at registration.

Important note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full at the time of enrollment in order for registration to be complete.


Tuition for Winter Session 2019 is $1,460 per credit for most classes. See individual classes for possible additional fees.

If a scholarship or other source of funding will be used to cover Winter Session tuition, a Bursar's Release form must be submitted at registration in lieu of payment. Questions regarding Bursar's Releases should be directed to the Office of the University Bursar, 260 Day Hall, 607.255.2336.


The following fees may be applicable:

  • Course fee: A nonrefundable fee charged for certain classes is noted in the course description.
  • Late registration fee: A nonrefundable fee is charged for any form received after the registration deadline. For details, see the late registration fee entry on the academic calendar.
  • Replacement ID fee: A $40 fee is charged to replace a lost ID card.
  • Returned check fee: A $25 fee is charged for checks returned because of insufficient funds. In addition, any balance on your bursar account unpaid as a result of the returned check is subject to late fees. All returned payments made through Cornell CASHNet will also incur this fee.