Spring 2021 Guide and COVID-19 information

Summer Session

Thank you for your interest in Summer Session at SUNY Cortland.

If you want to get ahead, catch up, or explore something new this summer, SUNY Cortland has something for you. Please keep checking this site for the most recent information pertaining to Summer Session 2021.

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2021 Dates

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

Full Summer Session (10-week)
May 19 - Aug 2

Summer Session I
May 19 - June 23

Term A
May 19 - June 7

Term B
June 8 - June 23

Summer Session II
June 28 - Aug 2

Term C
June 28 - July 14

Term D
July 15 - Aug 2

*No classes or assignments shall be due in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, Juneteenth (observed) on Friday, June 18 and Independence Day on Monday, July 5.

Tuition and Billing

Summer Session 2021 tuition and fee rates are available via Student Accounts.

Bills for Summer Session 2021 are due Friday, May 7. All students are billed electronically. You can view and pay your tuition and fees online through myRedDragon. 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 BillThe Student Accounts Office provides general billing and payment information. Students who do not provide payment by the due date will be deregistered. 

Courses Offered 

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

The public course schedule is now available and provides all details for the courses offered. The preliminary course listing remains available for a breakdown by term at the undergraduate level or by department at the graduate level. 

General Education and Writing Intensive Course Listing

Special Topics Course Descriptions

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.  

SUNY Cortland Students

Student Group

Registration Start Date

Graduate Students Monday, Mar. 29
Seniors Wednesday, Mar. 31
Juniors Friday, April 2
Sophomores Tuesday, April 6
Freshmen Thursday, April 8

Visiting Students

Registration for visiting students opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6.

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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