Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Jul 14, 2024  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Athletics and Physical Education

Teacher and student cross country skiing through woods in winterThe courses and fees described in this catalog are subject to change or cancellation at any time by official action of Cornell University. For the most current information on Physical Education courses, visit  or call (607) 255-4286. For Outdoor Education courses, visit or call (607) 255-6183.

Enrollment in any course is limited by the space available. Other restrictions or prerequisites are included in the course description. Most courses are coeducational. The specific time and place of class meetings, as well as information about fees, are available on the Physical Education website or by calling (607)255-4286). Outdoor Education information is available on the Outdoor Education website or by calling (607) 255-6183. Course fees are billed through the Office of the Bursar. Additional course offerings may be listed on both websites as the curriculum is frequently reviewed and changed.

Drop deadlines for Physical Education and Outdoor Education courses are earlier than university deadlines. Outdoor Education deadlines may often be earlier than Physical Education deadlines. Students are responsible for all course fees after Physical Education and Outdoor Education course drop deadlines have passed. Cornell Outdoor Education (COE) courses may be added any time by registering at Outdoor Education site or calling (607) 255-6183.

Course Offerings  


Please see a special statement  regarding swim test requirements for the academic year 2020-2021, pertaining to graduating seniors and entering first-year students, on the University Graduation Requirements page.


Jennifer Gudaz, director of physical education

Frederick DeBruyn, associate director of physical education