Summer Session

Thank you for your interest in Summer Session at SUNY Cortland.
The Extended Learning Office is currently working remotely to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.
We are monitoring voicemail and email and will reply as soon as possible.

Please keep checking this site for the most recent information pertaining to Summer Session.

View the course schedule

If you want to get ahead, catch up, or explore something new this summer, SUNY Cortland has something for you. Summer Session features online courses, on campus experiences, off campus adventures, internships, and much more. Review the course lists for more details and register early to secure your seat.

2020 Dates

To accommodate busy student schedules, Summer Session includes multiple terms and most courses are 5 weeks long. 

Full Summer Session (10-week)
May 20 - Aug 3

Summer Session I
May 20 - June 24

Term A
May 20 - June 8

Term B
June 9 - June 24

Summer Session II
June 29 - Aug 3

Term C
June 29 - July 14

Term D
July 15 - Aug 3

*No classes in observance of Memorial Day on May 25 and Independence Day on July 3.

Courses Offered - Now Available!

Summer Session 2020 features a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, with several options for General Education, Foreign Language and Writing Intensive at the undergraduate level.

The course schedule is now available. Due to the on-going situation with COVID-19, course information may change. The schedule will be updated for any changes and will be included on the Course Changes due to COVID-19 page.

Special Topics Course Descriptions

General Education and Writing Intensive Course Listing

All course information is subject to change through March 27.

Please visit the Registration FAQ page for more information on credit limits in Summer Session.


Please view the Registration FAQ page for more detailed information regarding registration, including deadlines for each specific term.

Please note: As of March 20, the registration dates have been altered and the dates provided below are current.

SUNY Cortland Students

Student Group

Registration Start Date

Graduate Students April 6
Seniors April 13
Juniors April 15
Sophomores April 17
Freshmen April 21

Visiting Students

Online registration begins at 8 a.m. on Friday, April 17.

Contact Us

Darci Contri
Director of Extended Learning

Athena Vunk-Moynihan
Program Aide

Phone: 607-753-5643
Fax: 607-753-2959
Miller Building, Room 230

Extended Learning Office
Summer/Winter Sessions
SUNY Cortland
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Intersession Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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