Important Dates & Deadlines

March 27, 7 p.m.

Regular decision applicants are notified.

March 27

Print the vaccination record form. Take this form to your healthcare provider now and have it completed. Download and complete the health and physical exam form. Varsity athletes  complete the varsity athlete form.

March 29

Directed Studies application opens.

May 1

Registration opens for preorientation programs (Cultural Connections, Focus, FOOT, Harvest, Orientation for International Students)

May 1

Deadline for both early action and regular decision applicants to accept Yale’s offer of admission.

May 5, 11:59 p.m. EDT

Deadline to submit the Housing & Advising form

May 5, 11:59 p.m. EDT

Deadline to request special consideration in rooming because of a disability or medical condition (including environmental allergies)

May 15      The High School Math and Science Survey opens. It should be completed by first-year students before July 31

May 31      

Deadline to upload Photo ID

June 3

Deadline to apply for Directed Studies (DS)

June 15

Deadline to submit the student bond. Mail the completed bond to Yale University, PO Box 208232, New Haven, CT 06520-8232. If you have any questions, go to We cannot accept emailed forms as the bond contains sensitive information.

June 15

Deadline to set up proxy for eBill-ePay

June 19 Students may begin to waive parts of health coverage
June 20 Access the Yale Medicat portal and enter your vaccination record information and upload all of your documents to the Yale Medicat portal.
June 25 Deadline to complete the payment plan enrollment

June 26

Deadline to contact the Resource Office on Disabilities for accommodations related to academic disabilities 

June 27

Click here at noon on June 27, 2018, to find your residential college, room, roommate and first-year counselor assignment.

July 1

Deadline to complete Family Information form

July 1 Deadline to complete the Office of the Chaplain religious information form

July 1

Summer on-line placement exams begin

July 1

Yale College Programs of Study (YCPS) available on line 

July 1 Deadline to register for FOCUS

July 1

Deadline to register for Cultural Connections (CC)

July 1

Deadline to register for Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trips (FOOT)

July 1

Deadline to register for Harvest

July 1

Deadline to register for the Orientation for International Students (OIS)

July 1

Deadline to submit varsity athlete form

July 2 Fall term bill available
July 10

Deadline to submit Common Application Final Report

July 14 Deadline to submit the FOOT medical form

August 1

Deadline to submit student allergy medical treatment plan form

July 31

Deadline to complete the High School Math and Science Survey

August 1

Deadline to request to withhold directory information (optional)

August 1

Deadline for entering/uploading vaccination record into the Yale Medicat site and for submitting health form and physical exam

August 1

Fall term bill due

August 15

Summer on-line placement exams deadline

August 18

Cultural Connections program begins 
FOCUS program begins

FOOT 6-day program begins

August 19

Harvest program begins 

August 20

FOOT 4-day program begins
Orientation for International Students (OIS) program begins

August 24

Opening Day: Residence halls open for first year students at 9 a.m.

Late August The Undergraduate Regulations is available on line

August 24–September 3

First-Year Orientation (required for all first years).  All first-years must be on campus from August 24-September 3 to attend mandatory events

August 29

Classes begin

September 15

Deadline to waive parts of health coverage

October 5-7

Family Weekend