Deposits & deadlines

To secure your place in the program, you must submit your full payment upon registration. Registration closes at midnight on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Because most courses fill before the deadline, we encourage you to register and submit your full program charge as early as possible.

Program charges

Program charges vary upon your housing and dining selections. See housing and dining for details.

In addition, some courses and facilities have additional fees as noted in the program descriptions.

Program package options

Below are examples of program packages you can purchase when you register:

Example A: Price per adult or teen (age 13+) enrolled in a CAU course and staying on campus

  • $2,269 per week. This covers your course enrollment fee, a standard room, the full meal plan (15 meals), the Friday banquet, refreshments, hospitality hours, evening lectures, guided walks and talks, campus parking permit, and use of most of Cornell's campus facilities.
  • Note that all teens must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.
  • See housing for additional lodging options.

Example B: Price per adult or teen (age 13+) enrolled in a CAU course but staying off campus:

  • $1,735 per week. This covers your course enrollment fee, the full meal plan (15 meals), the Friday banquet, refreshments, hospitality hours, evening lectures, guided walks and talks, campus parking permit, and use of most of Cornell's campus facilities.
  • $1,240 per week. This covers your course enrollment fee but no meal plan. It does include evening lectures, guided walks and talks, campus parking permit, and use of most of Cornell's campus facilities.
  • You are responsible for your own lodging.

Example C: Price per adult houseguest (not enrolled in a CAU course) staying on campus:

  • $1,229 per week. This covers a standard room, the full meal plan (15 meals), the Friday banquet, refreshments, hospitality hours, evening lectures, guided walks and talks, campus parking permit, and use of most of Cornell's campus facilities.
  • Note that all houseguests must be accompanied by an enrolled partner or friend.
  • See housing for additional lodging options.

Example D: Price per youth (ages 4-14) enrolled in CUBS Camp and staying on campus:

  • $949 per week. This covers a standard room and partial meal plan (10 meals with CAU), a kid-friendly menu at the Friday banquet, refreshments, evening lectures, and guided walks and talks.
  • This does not cover CUBS Camp registration fees and the separate meals provided by that camp. Cornell CUBS Camp is a university-run athletic camp that is operated independently of CAU.
  • CAU is not responsible for enrolling youth in CUBS Camp or escorting youth to and from Bartels Hall, headquarters for CUBS Camp.
  • Note that all youth staying on campus must be accompanied by an enrolled parent/guardian.