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CALS & Dyson Special Studies (includes 4970 and 4990)

Application Information

The number of credits you receive is based on the average number of hours PER WEEK that you will contribute to this experience.

  • 3-5 hours per week = 1 credit
  • 6-8 hours per week = 2 credits
  • 9-11 hours per week = 3 credits

Info: If your supervising faculty is not included in the drop-down menu, please contact the home college of the supervising faculty to have a section created.  

  • I wish to enroll in: 4970=Independent Study; 4990=Undergraduate Research. Info: Internship and TA Credit are requested through a separate form

  • Search and select the course and instructor

  • Select your desired grading option: Please consult the Cornell Course Roster ( to ensure your selected grade option is valid for the class you selected. Selecting an invalid grade option can cause your application to be rejected.

  • Please select the credits for this class based on the number of hours per week you will contribute to this experience: Please see the instructions above for guidance

  • You are attempting to add this special study after the add deadline. Please provide the specific reasons that prevented you from enrolling in this course before the add deadline.