Summer Session 2021 key dates


Three-Week 1 Summer Session 2021

March 15, 2021
Registration begins.

Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center.

Online registration available for visiting students via SCE's class roster.
TBD
Financial aid deadline.
May 17, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Registration deadline for visiting students.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for registration and enrollment to be complete.
June 1, 2021
Classes begin.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full by the first day of class.
June 2, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last day to add a class or change credit hours.

Requests to add a class beyond this date require a petition.
June 1-3, 2021
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 4-5, 2021
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 6, 2021
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
June 8, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last day to drop a class without a petition and without the letter “W” appearing on your transcript.

Last day to change grading basis.
Variable dates
Course evaluation system opens for students a few days before the end of class.
June 17, 2021
Classes end.

Final exams will be held on this date, at a time to be arranged by your instructor.
August 31, 2021
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Three-Week 2 Summer Session 2021

March 15, 2021
Registration and enrollment begin.

Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center.

Online registration available for visiting students via SCE's class roster.
TBD
Financial aid deadline.
June 7, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Registration deadline for visiting students.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for registration and enrollment to be complete.
June 21, 2021
Classes begin.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
June 22, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last day to add a class or change credit hours.

Requests to add a class beyond this date require a petition.
June 21-23, 2021
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 24-25, 2021
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 26, 2021
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
June 30, 2021
Last day to drop a class without a petition and without the letter “W” appearing on your transcript.

Last day to change grading basis.
Variable dates
Course evaluation system opens for students a few days before the end of class.
July 5, 2021
No classes (Independence Day observed).
July 9, 2021
Classes end.

Final exams will be held on this date, at a time to be arranged by your instructor.
August 31, 2021
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Three-Week 3 Summer Session 2021

March 15, 2021
Registration and enrollment begin.

Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center.

Online registration available for visiting students via SCE's class roster.
TBD
Financial aid deadline.
June 28, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Registration deadline for visiting students.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for registration and enrollment to be complete.
July 12, 2021
Classes begin.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
July 13, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last day to add a class or change credit hours.

Requests to add a class beyond this date require a petition.
July 12-14, 2021
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
July 15-16, 2021
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
July 17, 2021
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
July 21, 2021
Last day to drop a class without a petition and without the letter “W” appearing on your transcript.

Last day to change grading basis.
Variable dates
Course evaluation system opens for students a few days before the end of class.
July 30, 2021
Classes end.

Final exams will be held on this date, at a time to be arranged by your instructor.
August 31, 2021
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Eight-Week Summer Session 2021

March 15, 2021
Registration and enrollment begin.

Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center.

Online registration available for visiting students via SCE's class roster.
TBD
Financial aid deadline.
May 24, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Registration deadline for visiting students.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for registration and enrollment to be complete.
June 7, 2021
Classes begin.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
June 9, 2021
Last day to add a class or change credit hours.

Requests to add a class beyond this date require a petition.
June 7-9, 2021
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 10-11, 2021
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 12, 2021
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
June 18, 2021
No classes (Juneteenth observed).
July 5, 2021
No classes (Independence Day observed).
July 6, 2021
Last day to drop a class without a petition and without the letter “W” appearing on your transcript.

Last day to change grading basis.
Variable dates
Course evaluation system opens for students a few days before the end of class.
July 30, 2021
Classes end.
August 2-3, 2021
Final exams will be held based on the final exam schedule.
August 31, 2021
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Six-Week Summer Session 2021

March 15, 2021
Registration and enrollment begin.

Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center.

Online registration available for visiting students via SCE's class roster.
TBD
Financial aid deadline.
June 7, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Registration deadline for visiting students.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for registration and enrollment to be complete.
June 21, 2021
Classes begin.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
June 23, 2021 (11:59 pm)
Last day to add a class or change credit hours.

Requests to add a class beyond this date require a petition.
June 21-23, 2021
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 24-25, 2021
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 26, 2021
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
July 5, 2021
No classes (Independence Day observed).
July 12, 2021
Last day to drop a class without a petition and without the letter “W” appearing on your transcript.

Last day to change grading basis.
Variable dates
Course evaluation system opens for students a few days before the end of class.
July 30, 2021
Classes end.
August 2-3, 2021
Final exams will be held based on the final exam schedule.
August 31, 2021
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Summer Session Special Programs 2021

March 15, 2021
Registration and enrollment begin.

Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center.

Online registration available for visiting students via SCE's class roster.
TBD
Financial aid deadline.
Variable registration deadlines for visiting students
For visiting students, your registration deadline is 14 calendar days prior to the start date of your class.
For example, if your class begins on June 1, your registration deadline is 11:59 p.m. on May 17.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for registration and enrollment to be complete.
Variable registration deadlines for Cornell students
For students currently registered in a Cornell degree program, your enrollment deadline varies as follows:

  • For classes up to 35 calendar days in duration: Your enrollment deadline is 2 days after the start date of your class.
    For example, if your class begins on June 1, your enrollment deadline is 11:59 p.m. on June 2.
  • For classes 36 or more calendar days in duration: Your deadline is 3 days after the start date of your class.
    For example, if your class begins on June 1, your enrollment deadline is 11:59 p.m. on June 3.
Variable drop and course change deadlines
Drop and course change deadlines for your class can be found in Student Center by clicking on the "Deadlines" icon located above your class schedule.
Day 1–3 of class
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
Day 4–5 of class
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
Day 6 of class
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
Variable dates
Last day of class(es) and final exam dates vary based on class/program dates and length.
August 31, 2021
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.