Fall & Spring Study key dates

  • Fall 2022 study (August 22 - December 17, 2022)
  • Spring 2023 study (January 23 – May 20, 2023)

Fall study 2022: For part-time students

July 13, 2022
Registration opens for international students
August 1, 2022
Registration opens for part-time students
August 15, 2022
Class enrollment commences for visiting students who have completed all registration requirements.
August 22, 2022
Registration deadline for students not currently enrolled in a Cornell degree program.
August 22, 2022
Instruction begins
September 5, 2022
Labor Day (no classes)
September 6, 2022
Last day to add classes or change credits
October 8 – 11, 2022
Fall break
October 17, 2022
Last day to drop a class without a petition and without the letter "W" appearing on your transcript.

Last day to change grading basis.
October 18, 2022
First day a petition is required to drop a class (a "W" will appear on your transcript)
November 11, 2022
Veteran's Day (classes held)
November 23 – 27, 2022
Thanksgiving break
December 5, 2022
Last day of instruction
December 6 - 8, 2022
Study days
December 9 – 17, 2022
Final exams
December 17, 2022
End of term


Spring study 2023: For part-time students

January 9, 2023
Registration opens for part-time students
January 17, 2023
SCE Registrar begins officially enrolling registered students in their selected class(es) if space is available.

Note: You'll receive an email from cusce@cornell.edu on or after this date confirming your enrollment.

Students are enrolled in the order they registered, so it is to your advantage to register early.
January 23, 2023
Instruction begins

Registration deadline for students not currently enrolled in a Cornell degree program.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full for registration and enrollment to be complete.
February 6, 2023
(11:59 p.m. ET)
Last day to add classes or change credits
 
February 25 – 28, 2023
February break

 
March 20, 2023
(11:59 p.m. ET)
Last day to drop a class without a petition and without the letter “W” appearing on your transcript.

Last day to change grading basis.
March 21, 2023
First day a petition is required to drop a class (a "W" will appear on your transcript)
April 1 – 9, 2023
Spring break
May 9, 2023
Last day of instruction
May 10 – 12, 2023
Study days
May 13 – 20, 2023
Final exams
May 20, 2023
End of term