Your application materials must be submitted online, sent via email to precollege@cornell.edu, or faxed to 607.255.6665 by the deadlines below.

Precollege admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, which means that we will review and act on complete applications as they are received. Complete applications comprise your online application and all required documents listed on you application page.

Because most of our courses fill before the deadline, we encourage you to apply as early as possible.

For online courses

For application deadlines, visit the academic calendar for your term:

Summer Session online courses

  • Three-week Session 1 (May 31–June 17, 2022): Apply by May 6, 2022
  • Three-week Session 2 (June 21–July 8, 2022): Apply by May 27, 2022
  • Three-week Session 3 (July 11–29, 2022): Apply by May 27, 2022
  • Six-week Session (June 21–August 2, 2022): Apply by May 27, 2022

Winter Session online courses

Fall/Spring online courses

For Summer Residential Program students

  • For on-campus summer classes: Apply by May 6, 2022

For local students in on-campus courses

Summer Session on-campus local students

  • Three-week Session 1 (May 31–July 17, 2022): Register by May 16, 2022
  • Three-week Session 2 (June 21–July 8, 2022): Register by June 7, 2022
  • Three-week Session 3 (July 11–29, 2022): Register by June 27, 2022
  • Six-week Session (June 21–August 2, 2022): Register by June 7, 2022

Fall/Spring on-campus local students

Financial aid application deadlines for summer on-campus courses

  • For all on-campus summer classes: Apply by April 1, 2022

No financial aid applications will be processed after the deadline. See financial aid for more information.