Important Dates & Deadlines

March 31

First-year students may begin to access & activate their Net IDs, access their EliApps (email), upload their photo IDsdownload and complete vaccination record, health and physical exam forms and intercollegiate athlete medical form (only for intercollegiate athletes)

May 1

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

May 5

Deadline to submit the Housing & Advising form

May 5

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 years before July 31.

May 31      

Deadline to upload Photo ID

May 31      

Deadline to submit vaccination record and health and physical exam forms to Yale Health

June 4*

Deadline to apply for Directed Studies (DS)

*Note: deadline has been revised from June 2

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

June 15

Deadline to set up proxy for eBill-ePay

June 17 Students may begin to waive parts of health coverage
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 28 Click here at noon on June 28, 2018, to find your residential college, room, roommate and freshman 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 intercollegiate athlete medical form (only for intercollegiate athletes)

July 1

Deadline to submit vaccination record and health and physical exam form

July 5 Fall term bill available
July 10

Deadline to submit Common Application Final Report

July 14 Deadline to submit the FOOT medical form

July 18

Deadline to notify Yale Health regarding need for student allergy medical treatment plan

July 31

Deadline to complete the high school math and science survey

August 1

Deadline to request to withhold directory information (optional)

August 1

Fall term bill due

August 15

Summer on-line placement exams deadline (*note one exception: MATH deadline is August 28)

August 19

Cultural Connections program begins 
FOCUS program begins

FOOT 6-day program begins

August 20

Harvest program begins 

August 21

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

August 25

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

Late August The Undergraduate Regulations is available on line

August 25–September 4

First-Year Orientation (required for all first years).  All first-years must be on campus from August 25-September 4 to attend mandatory events. 

August 30

Classes begin

September 14

Deadline to waive parts of health coverage

November 3-5

Family Weekend