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University enrollment is the process by which students enroll in classes. There are two periods for enrollment at Cornell Tech: Pre-Enrollment and Regular Enrollment.

 

Please follow your program’s academic requirements on your program curriculum sheet. If you are having difficulty enrolling in a required class for your program requirement, please email Student Services!

 

The Cornell Tech Academic Calendar is here for your reference. Please note for Fall  2021 we will adhere to the Ithaca Academic Calendar!

 

Fall 2021 Pre-Enrollment for New Students Begins on July 21st at 9:00am (ET) through July 22nd  at 4:00pm (ET). Please be mindful of your time zone as you plan for enrollment! A 2nd enrollment period for both new and continuing students will be open starting August 17th at 9:00am ET through September 9th at 11:59pm (ET).

Fall 2021 Add/Drop Deadlines

Full Semester Length Course Deadlines (such as CS, ECE, ORIE, INFO)

 

Add Deadline: September 9th at 11:59pm

Adding a class after September 9th will only be considered in extreme circumstances and requires permission of the faculty via an add/drop form.

 

Drop DeadlineOctober 21st at 11:59pm

Dropping a semester-long class after October 21st results in a W on your transcript and requires permission of the faculty via an add/drop form.

 

Last Day to Change Grading Basis: October 21st at 11:59pm

Module Courses (Short Duration/Length)

Module courses are courses that meet only for 4-5 weeks during the semester. They have different add/drop dates according to when they meet.

 

Johnson (NBAY) Courses: NBAY courses have varied start/end dates, the last date to add and drop will be according to when classes meet either in the first half or the second half of the term.

 

First Half: Add/Drop Dates: August 17th at 8:00am thru September 2nd at 11:59pm.

 

Second Half: Add/Drop Dates: August 17th at 8:00am thru September 9th at 11:59pm with an additional Add/Drop period beginning October 20th at 8:00am thru October 27th at 11:59pm.

 

After the deadline date, students can drop the course only with Faculty Permission and will be issued a “W” on their transcript via an add/drop form. To drop without a W, please do so before the drop deadline date.

 

TECH Module Courses: (i.e. TECH Prefix Electives) the last date to add/drop will be indicated in the notes field on the Class Roster closer to Regular Enrollment. After this date, students can drop the course only with Faculty Permission and will be issued a “W” on their transcript via add/drop form. To drop without a W, please do so before the drop deadline date.

 

For any arranged courses, students can drop the course after the first class session but BEFORE the start of its second class meeting. After the course meets for the 2nd time, only extreme circumstances will only be considered with faculty permission to drop the course.