For which program would you like to register?

Spring program

January 27–May 5, 2022
Program fee: $515
Register by: January 21, 2022
Cancellations by: January 26, 2022
For late registration, contact us.

Registration for spring opens in late fall.

Fall program

Dates: TBD
Program fee: $TBD
Register by: TBD
Cancellations by: TBD
For late registration, contact us.

Registration for fall opens in late summer.

Who's eligible?

EISS is open to anyone

  • Eighteen years of age or older
  • Who has a basic knowledge of English and
  • Who has graduated from secondary school or its equivalent

Payments and refunds

Paying by credit card

Use an internationally accepted MasterCard or Visa with a credit limit that is equal to or greater than the total program charge.

Before using your card, notify your credit card company that you will be making an overseas payment to Cornell University. This may help prevent your card from being declined.

Cornell faculty and staff payments

If your department is paying for your course

  • Have your department head sign and print her or his name on the invoice you receive
  • Indicate the Cornell account number to be charged
  • Return the invoice to our office in B20 Day Hall
  • Send the invoice to Janna Dawn at with the subject: Invoice for the English for International Students & Scholars: Spring/Fall Program


Refunds of the entire program fee (minus a $50 administrative fee) will be made for cancellations received no later than the day before the first day of the program. No refunds will be given after that date.