Shared course initiative Fall 2012 courses

Courses offered Fall 2012

Please note the following important information regarding the academic calendars* of the three institutions:

Columbia: Classes start on Tuesday, September 4 and end on Monday, December 10.
        No classes on:  November 5 & 6 (academic holiday)
                               November 22-23 (Thanksgiving recess)
        Study period:    December 11-13
        Exam period:    December 14-21

Cornell: Classes start on Wednesday, August 22 and end on Saturday, December 1.
        No classes on:   September 3 (Labor Day)
                                October 8 & 9 (fall break)
                                November 21-23 (Thanksgiving recess)
        Study period:     December 2-5
        Exam period:     December 5-14

Yale: Classes start on Wednesday, August 29 (2-week shopping period) and end on Friday, December 7.
        No Classes on:   September 3 (Labor Day)
                                 October 24-26 (October recess)
                                 November 19-23 (November recess)
        Reading period:  December 7-12
        Exam period:     December 13-18

*For the days that the institutional calendars are not in synch, the instructors will offer alternative class meeting times and supplementary online activities.