Program status

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, this program has been cancelled.

The good news is there are more than 100 Summer College online courses from which to choose. In addition to architecture, robotics, and sustainability, we are offering classes in subjects including physics, psychology, and transmedia. See the online course roster for all your options.

These regular Cornell courses give you a chance to study online with Cornell faculty, work alongside undergraduates, earn college credits, gain a Cornell transcript, and get a head start on preparing for college applications. We also will continue to offer you our one-on-one admissions counseling and other engaging ways to connect with Cornell.

Visit our online learning pages to read about course formats, academics, tuition, registration deadlines, and more.

Read about Cornell Summer College & the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Curious about engineering as a career path?

In this program you'll use your math and science skills to address real-world challenges and explore the field of engineering.

Through labs, team projects, guest speakers, and field trips, you'll gain an overview of college and career opportunities in engineering.

You'll engage in hands-on exercises designed to give you practice developing products and solving design challenges. You'll also meet with College of Engineering advisors and tour Cornell's innovative research facilities.

You'll round out your studies with up to two additional Cornell courses of your choice, which will allow you to customize this program to your interests.

Previous courses in pre-calculus, calculus mathematics, chemistry, or physics are helpful, but the most important prerequisites for this course are a strong interest in engineering, a passion for problem-solving, and teamwork skills.