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.

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

A preliminary list of Winter Session 2020 courses will be available in late-September 2019.  Winter Session 2019 featured over 60 undergraduate courses and 3 graduate courses. A past listing of course offerings is available in the course schedule.

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


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

SUNY Cortland Students

Specific dates for registration will be available in August 2019.

Student Group

Registration Start Date

Graduate Students November
Seniors November
Juniors November
Sophomores November
Freshmen November

Visiting Students

Online registration begins in mid-November 2019. 

Contact Us

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

Extended Learning Office
Summer/Winter Programs
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.