The Winter Session will allow you to satisfy requirements for your degree and will help you step up your progress toward graduation.

CUNY is offering a number of courses in a wide range of disciplines. View a complete list of available courses.

Course offerings and the number of sessions vary by campus. There are no classes scheduled on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Please refer to the campus calendar for more information.

CUNY students can register online via the CUNY Portal for Winter Session at their scheduled appointment, usually the same time they are registering for the Spring Semester. Visiting students may register online via the CUNY Portal registration system (ESIMS) after filing the visiting student application at the campus for which they intend on enrolling and have provided the college registrar or admissions office with all required documentation and/or permissions. Winter Course Registration Guidelines.

CUNY students need only to have access to the CUNY Portal registration system, ESIMS. The course listings are searchable online. Visiting students must fill out a visiting student application. After applying and receiving any necessary permission visiting students will be provided with the information that will allow them to use the CUNY Portal online registration system (ESIMS).

You must satisfy prerequisites prior to registering for a course. Prerequisites for each course can be found in the College’s Schedule of Classes or College Catalog. Check with the college registrar for more detailed information on prerequisites.

After completing your registration, your tuition bill is posted on ESIMS or you may stop by the Bursar’s Office at the individual CUNY campus.

Students will be billed tuition by credit in accordance with the college tuition and fees schedule. All non-matriculated and Visiting Students attending the Winter Session only will be charged fees based on credits enrolled. Detailed tuition and fee information and payment options.

Students who receive scholarships from the College should contact the College’s Financial Aid Office about using funds for the Winter Session.

Dates for grade postings and GPA calculations to student records will vary by campus. Consult with the campus registrar’s office for information on postings to student records.

Campus bookstores will be open.  Please refer to the campus website for bookstore hours, location and additional information.

The University is closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  No classes are scheduled on the holiday.

Students admitted for the Spring 2016 semester may only take courses in the Winter Session with special permission. Please see the individual CUNY campus college registrars or admissions offices for more information.

Students who have stops/holds on their records must contact the office that placed the hold on their record and reconcile the situation with that office before enrolling.

No.  International students who are required to be full-time must carry a minimum of 12 credits or equated credits during the regular semesters.

Requirements may vary by college. You should check with your college Registrar for credit requirements related to health benefits. In general students will be considered full-time when the combined credits from Winter and Fall are 12 or more.

Requirements may vary by college. You should check with your college Registrar for credit requirements related to unemployment benefits. In general, students will be considered as full-time when the combined credits from Winter and Fall are 12 or more.

Graduation application dates and procedures vary by campus.  Consult with the campus registrar’s office for graduation filing deadlines and degree conferral dates.

Winter housing options through the University are extremely limited. On campus student housing is currently offered at The City College, Hunter College, and Lehman College.

No. Once your application is processed and approved you will receive information on how to register using the on-line registration (ESIMS) system. If you need further assistance accessing ESIMS, contact the Registrar’s Office of the campus you would like to attend during Winter Session.

The amount of credits permitted during Winter Session varies by CUNY campus.  Consult with the Registrar’s Office of the campus you would like to attend during Winter Session.

You should consult with the Registrar’s Office at the time of course registration for permission to attend course as an auditor. Auditor status cannot be changed to credit status after the closing date for late registration. Likewise, credit status cannot be changed to auditor status after late registration.

If you are not going to attend Winter Session after registering, you must officially drop your classes.  Refer to the refund schedule on the college’s academic calendar or consult the individual CUNY college bursar’s office.

Refer to the refund schedule on the college’s academic calendar or consult the bursar’s office.