Important Dates & Deadlines

March 28, 7 p.m. EDT

Regular decision applicants are notified.

March 28 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

March 29

Directed Studies application opens.

May 1

Registration opens for pre-orientation programs (Cultural Connections, Focus, FOOT, Harvest, Orientation for International Students)

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

Varsity athletes  complete the varsity athlete form.

May 6, 11:59 p.m. EDT

Deadline to submit the Housing & Advising form.

Deadline to submit the Slilfka Center form if you are an observant Jewish student for whom electronics to enter a dormitory or residential college on the Sabbath and holidays poses a problem. 

May 6, 11:59 p.m. EDT

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

May 15  

May 31  

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

Deadline to upload photo id for identification card. Contact if you missed the deadline.

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.

Deadline to set up proxy for eBill-ePay.

June 17

Yale College Programs of Study (YCPS) available on line.

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

Click here at noon on June 26, 2019, 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 

Deadline to register for Pre-Orientation Programs:

Cultural Connections (CC)


Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trips (FOOT)


Orientation for International Students (OIS)

July 1

Deadline to submit varsity athlete form.

The Undergraduate Regulations are available online.

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 17

Cultural Connections (CC) program move-in Saturday morning.
FOCUS program move-in Saturday morning.

Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trips (FOOT) 6-day program move-in Saturday morning.

Harvest program move-in Saturday morning.

Orientation for International Students (OIS) program move-in Saturday morning.

August 17

Cultural Connections (CC) program begins Saturday afternoon.

FOCUS program begins Saturday afternoon.

Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trips (FOOT) 6-day program begins Saturday afternoon.

Harvest program begins Saturday afternoon.

Orientation for International Students (OIS) program begins Saturday afternoon.

August 19

Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trips (FOOT) 4-day program begins.

August 23

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


August 23–September 1

First-Year Orientation (required for all first years).  All first-years must be on campus from 8 pm on Friday, August 23 through the evening of September 1 to attend mandatory events.

August 28

Classes begin.

September 15

Deadline to waive parts of health coverage.

October 4-6

Family Weekend