Calendar

The following dates are subject to change as the University makes decisions regarding the 2020–2021 academic year. Changes will be posted online on the School of Nursing’s website; see https://nursing.yale.edu/academics/academic-calendar/2020-2021-academic-calendar.

Fall 2020

Aug. 1–28 SA–F Online orientation month for all incoming GEPN, M.S.N., post-master’s, and D.N.P. students
Aug. 3 M Fall-term online course registration begins for GEPN and D.N.P. programs, 9 a.m.
Aug. 19 W Fall-term online course registration begins for M.S.N. and post-master’s programs, 9 a.m.
Aug. 24 M Ph.D. program new student orientation week begins 1
Aug. 26–27 W–TH First-year D.N.P. orientation online
Aug. 27–28 TH–F First- and second-year D.N.P. classes in session
Aug. 31 M Fall term begins for GEPN, M.S.N., and post-master’s programs, 8 a.m.
Fall term begins for Ph.D. program 1
Sept. 7 M Labor Day. GEPN, M.S.N., post-master’s, and Ph.D. program classes meet
Sept. 11 F Fall-term online course registration ends, 5 p.m.
Oct. 1–2 TH–F First-year D.N.P. classes in session
Nov. 19–20 TH–F First-year, second-year, and third-year D.N.P. classes in session
Nov. 20 F Last day of in-person classes (classes continue online only)
November recess begins, 5:20 p.m. (all programs except GEPN)
Nov. 25 W November recess begins, 8 a.m. (GEPN program)
Nov. 30 M November recess ends, 8 a.m. (all programs)
Spring-term online course registration begins for GEPN and D.N.P. programs, 9 a.m.
Dec. 10 TH Ph.D. program final examinations begin online
Dec. 14–18 M–F Final week of classes and examinations (all programs except Ph.D.)
Dec. 18 F Fall term ends for GEPN, M.S.N, post-master’s, and D.N.P. students, and winter recess begins
Ph.D. program online examinations end, and winter recess begins

Spring 2021

Jan. 8 F Spring-term online course registration begins for M.S.N. and post-master’s programs, 9 a.m.
Jan. 11 M Spring term begins for D.N.P. programs, 8 a.m.
Jan. 11–15 M–F Second-year D.N.P. classes in session
Jan. 14–15 TH–F First-year D.N.P. classes in session
Jan. 18 M Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes do not meet
Jan. 19 T Spring term begins for GEPN, M.S.N., and post-master’s programs, 8 a.m. 1
Jan. 29 F Spring-term online course registration ends, 5 p.m.
Mar. 11–12 TH–F First-year D.N.P. classes in session
Mar. 12 F Spring recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
Mar. 29 M Spring-term classes resume, 8 a.m.
Apr. 15–16 TH–F First-year and second-year D.N.P. classes in session
Apr. 22–23 TH–F Third-year D.N.P. classes in session
May 14 F GEPN, M.S.N., post-master’s, and D.N.P. program spring-term classes end, 5 p.m.
May 24 M University Commencement

Summer 2021

May 17 M Summer-term classes begin, 8 a.m. (GEPN, M.S.N., and D.N.P.)
May 31 M Memorial Day. Classes do not meet
June 7–11 M–F First-year D.N.P. classes in session
June 14–16 M–W Second-year D.N.P. classes in session
July 5 M Independence Day observed. Classes do not meet
July 30 F GEPN summer-term classes end, 5 p.m.
Aug. 16 M M.S.N. and D.N.P. summer-term classes end, 5 p.m.

Faculty Grading Calendar

Jan. 4 M Final fall-term grades are due
May 14 F Final spring-term grades are due for graduating students
May 28 F Final spring-term grades are due for continuing students (all programs except Ph.D.)
May 31 M Final grades are due for continuing Ph.D. students
July 30 F Final GEPN summer-term grades are due
Aug. 16 M Final M.S.N. and D.N.P. summer-term grades are due