Cornell students: Add/Drop questions

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Summer Session key dates


Three-Week 1 Summer Session 2020

March 1 - June 1, 2020
Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center and for visiting students via SCE's class roster.

Note: Due to processing times for NetID provisioning, visiting students who enroll and register (submit payment) after May 15 may not receive their NetID in time to access course materials on the first day of class.
May 1, 2020
Deadline for financial aid applications
June 1, 2020
Classes begin
Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes.
June 1-3, 2020
Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 1, 2020
Enrollment on or after this date requires using the course enrollment form (PDF) and receiving instructor approval.
June 4-5, 2020
Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 6, 2020
Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 7, 2020
Deadline to drop without a "W"
Deadline for credit and grade option changes
Variable dates
Course evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
June 18, 2020
Classes end
June 19, 2020
Final exams
July 4, 2020
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Three-Week 2 Summer Session 2020

March 1 - June 22, 2020
Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center and for visiting students via SCE's class roster.

Note: Due to processing times for NetID provisioning, visiting students who enroll and register (submit payment) after June 1 may not receive their NetID in time to access course materials on the first day of class.
May 1, 2020
Deadline for financial aid applications
June 22, 2020
Classes begin
Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes.
June 22-24, 2020
Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 22, 2020
Enrollment on or after this date requires using the course enrollment form (PDF) and receiving instructor approval.
June 25-26, 2020
Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 27, 2020
Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 28, 2020
Deadline to drop without a "W"
Deadline for credit and grade option changes
Variable dates
Course evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
July 3, 2020
No classes (Independence Day observed)
July 9, 2020
Classes end
July 10, 2020
Final exams
July 25, 2020
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Three-Week 3 Summer Session 2020

March 1 - July 13, 2020
Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center and for visiting students via SCE's class roster.

Note: Due to processing times for NetID provisioning, visiting students who enroll and register (submit payment) after June 1 may not receive their NetID in time to access course materials on the first day of class.
May 1, 2020
Deadline for financial aid applications
July 13, 2020
Classes begin
Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes.
July 13-15, 2020
Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
July 13, 2020
Enrollment on or after this date requires using the course enrollment form (PDF) and receiving instructor approval.
July 13, 2020
Classes begin
Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes.
July 16-17, 2020
Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
July 18, 2020
Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
July 19, 2020
Deadline to drop without a "W"
Deadline for credit and grade option changes
Variable dates
Course evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
July 30, 2020
Classes end
July 31, 2020
Final exams

Eight-Week Summer Session 2020

March 1 - June 8, 2020
Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center and for visiting students via SCE's class roster.

Note: Due to processing times for NetID provisioning, visiting students who enroll and register (submit payment) after June 1 may not receive their NetID in time to access course materials on the first day of class.
May 1, 2020
Deadline for financial aid applications
June 8, 2020
Classes begin

Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes.

Enrollment on or after this date requires using the course enrollment form (PDF) and receiving instructor approval.
June 8-10, 2020
Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 11-12, 2020
Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 13, 2020
Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
July 3, 2020
No classes (Independence Day observed)
July 5, 2020
Deadline for credit and grade option changes
Deadline to drop without a "W"
Variable dates
Course evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
July 31, 2020
Last day of classes
August 3-4, 2020
Final exam period
August 18, 2020
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Six-Week Summer Session 2020

March 1 - June 22, 2020
Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center and for visiting students via SCE's class roster.

Note: Due to processing times for NetID provisioning, visiting students who enroll and register (submit payment) after June 1 may not receive their NetID in time to access course materials on the first day of class.
May 1, 2020
Deadline for financial aid applications
June 22, 2020
Classes begin

Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes.

Enrollment on or after this date requires using the course enrollment form (PDF) and receiving instructor approval.
June 22-24, 2020
Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 25-26, 2020
Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 27, 2020
Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
July 3, 2020
No classes (Independence Day observed)
July 12, 2020
Deadline for credit and grade option changes
Deadline to drop without a "W"
Variable dates
Course evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 3-4, 2020
Final exam period
August 4, 2020
Last day of classes
August 18, 2020
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Summer Session Special Programs 2020

First day of class
Registration deadline
Variable dates
Special Program
Last day of class
Final exams