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 Register now

If you want to get ahead, catch up, or explore something new this summer, SUNY Cortland has something for you.  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.

Payment for Summer Courses

Payment is required at the time of registration for Summer Courses. In an effort to conserve both natural resources and reduce printing and postage expenses, we do not mail bills. Your myRedDragon account is the official location where your billing statement is posted. E-mail reminders will be sent to your Cortland e-mail address each time a new billing statement is posted. It is important to check your e-mail and account regularly for changes in charges, financial aid or other billed items. For directions on how to view/print your bill, please see View Your Bill.

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.

Registration is open through the first day of the term for all remaining sessions: Term B on June 9; Session II and Term C on June 29 and Term D on July 15. 

NEW SECTIONS ADDED!  Due to demand, additional sections of the following courses have been added to the schedule.

FSA 103 - Gender, Race and Class Issues (Summer Session II, CRN 60696)
CHE 228 - General Chemistry II Lecture (Summer Session II, CRN 60736)
BIO 302 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II (Summer Session II, CRN 60734)
EXS 397 - Exercise Physiology (Summer Session II, CRN 60731)
SPA 102 - Beginning Spanish II (Summer Session II, CRN 60730)
SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II (Summer Session II, CRN 60567)

Special Topics Course Descriptions

General Education and Writing Intensive Course Listing

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


Please view the Registration page for more detailed information regarding registration, including deadlines for each specific term.  Registration is now open for all SUNY Cortland and visiting students.

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.

Keep Going!

In this unprecedented time, creating a community remotely and establishing a support system is important more than ever.  Resources are available for faculty, staff and students as we navigate these new challenges.

Keep Learning has been established for students with information available on ways to connect with support services while offices are operating remotely.

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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