Winter Session

Make the most of your break by taking a class during Winter Session at SUNY Cortland. With classes offered online and on campus, you can earn up to 5 credits over Winter break.

Already registered for a course? Visit our Welcome Information.

Winter Session 2020 Dates 

Winter Session I: December 17, 2019 - January 17, 2020

Winter Session II: January 3, 2020 - January 16, 2020

Registration begins in early November 2019. Visit the FAQ page for specific dates and detailed information. 

No classes December 24, 25, 31 and January 1. Administrative offices are closed on these dates.  Please refer to the Winter Session 2020 Holiday Office Availability for specific hours during the holiday break. 

Courses Offered

Winter Session 2020 features nearly 60 undergraduate courses and 10 graduate courses, with several undergraduate offerings fulfilling general education, liberal arts and sciences or writing intensive requirements.

The course schedule is now available.  All courses are subject to change until November 1.

Students may register for a maximum of 5 credit hours during Winter Session.

The preliminary list is also available as a .pdf file, but the course schedule provides the most up-to-date offerings.

Interested in Special Topics Courses?
Special Topics courses are numbered as 129, 229, 329, 429, 529 or 629.  Descriptions of the special topics courses offered this semester are now available.


For more detailed registration information, please view the Registration FAQ page.

SUNY Cortland Students

Student Group

Registration Start Date

Graduate Students November 6
Seniors November 8
Juniors November 13
Sophomores November 15
Freshmen November 19

Visiting Students

Online registration begins at 8 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019. 

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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