Course changes include

  • Adding or dropping a course
  • Changing the number of credits
  • Changing from credit to auditor status or vice versa
  • Changing the grade option.

Make a course change

If you request a course change by mail, the date of the postmark is the effective date.

Summer Session

If you enrolled online

You may make changes to your online account until your enrollment is processed by our Registrar's office.

If you enrolled offline or your online enrollment has been processed

Complete a change-in-enrollment form (PDF) and return it to

Cornell University
School of Continuing Education
B20 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

Winter Session

Complete a change-in-enrollment form (PDF) and return it to

Cornell University
School of Continuing Education
B20 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

Fall/Spring Study

Complete a change-in-enrollment form (PDF) and return it to

Cornell University
School of Continuing Education
B20 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

Fall/Spring forms must include the instructor's signature. Cornell employees must also obtain approval from their supervisor and department head.

Course change deadlines

You must make course changes before the course change deadline for your session:

Withdraw from a course

You may officially withdraw by completing a change-in-enrollment form (PDF) indicating that you are dropping all classes.

Submit this form in person, via email, or by mail to

Cornell University
School of Continuing Education
B20 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853
Email: cusce@cornell.edu

Note:
  • If you stop attending class without officially dropping the class, you are liable for all tuition and fees, and you will receive a grade of F.
  • If you withdraw, you must turn in your ID card, and you will lose all the privileges that it provides. The notation "withdrawn" and the effective date will appear on your transcript.
  • If you want to withdraw from an off-campus program, consult the program director.

See also refunds and withdrawals.