Summer Session 2023 key dates


Three-Week 1 Summer Session 2023

March 15, 2023
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.
May 1, 2023
Financial aid deadline.
May 15, 2023 (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.
May 30, 2023
Instruction begins.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
May 31, 2023 (11:59 pm)
Last day to add a class or change credit hours.

Requests to add a class beyond this date require a petition.
May 30-June 1, 2023
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 2-3, 2023
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 4, 2023
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
June 7, 2023 (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 16, 2023
Instruction ends.

Final exams will be held on this date, at a time to be arranged by your instructor.
August 31, 2023
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Three-Week 2 Summer Session 2023

March 15, 2023
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.
May 1, 2023
Financial aid deadline.
June 6, 2023 (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 20, 2023
Instruction begins.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
June 24, 2023 (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 20-22, 2023
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 23-24, 2023
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 25, 2023
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
June 30, 2023
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 4, 2023
No classes (Independence Day).
July 7, 2023
Instruction ends.

Final exams will be held on this date, at a time to be arranged by your instructor.
August 31, 2023
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Three-Week 3 Summer Session 2023

March 15, 2023
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.
May 1, 2023
Financial aid deadline.
June 26, 2023 (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 10, 2023
Instruction begins.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
July 11, 2023 (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 10-12, 2023
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
July 13-14, 2023
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
July 15, 2023
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
July 19, 2023
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 28, 2023
Instruction ends.

Final exams will be held on this date, at a time to be arranged by your instructor.
August 31, 2023
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Eight-Week Summer Session 2023

March 15, 2023
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.
May 1, 2023
Financial aid deadline.
May 22, 2023 (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 5, 2023
Instruction begins.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
June 7, 2023
Last day to add a class or change credit hours.

Requests to add a class beyond this date require a petition.
June 5-7, 2023
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 8-9, 2023
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 10, 2023
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
June 19, 2023
No classes (Juneteenth).
July 4, 2023
No classes (Independence Day).
July 3, 2023
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 28, 2023
Instruction ends.
July 29-August 1, 2023
Final exams will be held based on the final exam schedule.
August 31, 2023
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Six-Week Summer Session 2023

March 15, 2023
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.
May 1, 2023
Financial aid deadline.
June 6, 2023 (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 20, 2023
Instruction begins.

Note: All tuition and fees must be paid in full in order for enrollment to be complete.
June 22, 2023 (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 20-22, 2023
0% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 23-24, 2023
50% tuition liability for courses dropped during this period.
June 25, 2023
100% tuition liability for courses dropped on or after this date.
July 4, 2023
No classes (Independence Day).
July 10, 2023
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 28, 2023
Instruction end.
July 29-August 1, 2023
Final exams will be held based on the final exam schedule.
August 31, 2023
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.

Summer Special Sessions 1 & 2, 2023

March 15, 2023
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.
May 1, 2023
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 instruction and final exam dates vary based on class/program dates and length.
August 31, 2023
Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date.