Yale College Calendar with Pertinent Deadlines

This calendar includes a partial summary of deadlines given in the Academic Regulations and in the Yale College online publication Undergraduate Regulations. Unless otherwise specified, references are to sections in the Academic Regulations, and deadlines fall at 5 p.m.

Fall Term 2016
Aug. 24WResidences open to upperclassmen, 9 a.m.
Aug. 26FResidences open to freshmen, 9 a.m.
Required registration meetings for freshmen, 8 p.m.
Aug. 30TRequired registration meetings for upperclassmen (Class of 2019, 9 a.m.; Class of 2018, 9:45 a.m.; Class of 2017, 10:30 a.m.).
Aug. 31WFall-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Sept. 1THDeadline to complete applications for financial aid for the 2017 spring term, for students not enrolled in the 2016 fall term. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Sept. 2FFriday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Sept. 5MLabor Day; classes do not meet.
Sept. 12MFinal course schedules due for the Class of 2020.*
Sept. 13TFinal course schedules due for the Classes of 2018 and 2019.*
Sept. 14WFinal course schedules due for the Class of 2017.*
All students planning to complete degree requirements at the end of the fall term must file a petition by this date. See Special Arrangements.
Final deadline to apply for a fall-term Leave of Absence. See Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, and Reinstatement.
Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a full rebate of fall-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Sept. 23FLast day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the term without the course appearing on the transcript. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Sept. 24SWithdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-half of fall-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Sept. 30FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option to a letter grade in a course offered in the first half of the term. See Grades.
Oct. 7FLast day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the term. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Oct. 15SDeadline to apply for a spring-term 2017 Term Abroad. See Special Arrangements.
Oct. 17MClasses begin for courses offered in the second half of the term.
Oct. 18TOctober recess begins, 11 p.m.
Oct. 24MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Oct. 28FMidterm.
Last day to withdraw from a full-term course without the course appearing on the transcript. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Deadline to apply for double credit in a single-credit course. See Special Arrangements.
Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-quarter of the term’s tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Nov. 11FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option to a letter grade in a full-term course. See Grades.
Last day to withdraw from a course offered in the second half of the term without the course appearing on the transcript. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Nov. 18FNovember recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 28MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Nov. 30WLast day to relinquish on-campus housing for the spring term without charge. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Dec. 2FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option to a letter grade in a course offered in the second half of the term. See Grades.
Dec. 9FClasses end, 5:30 p.m.; reading period begins.
Last day to withdraw from a full-term course or a course offered in the second half of the term. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Dec. 15THReading period ends, 5 p.m.
Final examinations begin, 7 p.m.†
Deadline for all course assignments, other than term papers and term projects. This deadline can be extended only by a Temporary Incomplete authorized by the student’s residential college dean.
Application for 2017 Yale Faculty-led Programs Abroad opens.
Dec. 21WExaminations end, 5:30 p.m.; winter recess begins.
Deadline for all term papers and term projects. This deadline can be extended only by a Temporary Incomplete authorized by the student's residential college dean.
Dec. 22THResidences close, 12 noon.


Spring Term 2017
Jan. 11WResidences open, 9 a.m.
Jan. 16MMartin Luther King Jr. Day; classes do not meet.
Required freshman registration meetings.
Jan. 17TSpring-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Upperclassmen pick up registration materials by 5 p.m. in their residential college dean's office.
Jan. 20FFriday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Jan. 23MApplication for 2017 New Haven and online Summer Session courses opens. Rolling admissions for New Haven and online courses.
Jan. 25WFinal course schedules due for the Class of 2020.*
Jan. 26THFinal course schedules due for the Classes of 2018 and 2019.*
Jan. 27FFinal course schedules due for the Class of 2017.*
Last day for students in the Class of 2017 to petition for permission to compete the requirements of two majors.
Jan. 31TFinal deadline to apply for a spring-term Leave of Absence. See Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, and Reinstatement.
Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a full rebate of spring-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Feb. 3FLast day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the term without the course appearing on the transcript. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Feb. 10FWithdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-half of spring-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Last day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option to a letter grade in a course offered in the first half of the term. See Grades.
Feb. 15WDeadline for applications for Yale Faculty-led Programs Abroad.
Feb. 24FLast day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the term. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Mar. 1WClasses begin for courses offered in the second half of the term.
Mar. 5SUDeadline to apply for a fall-term 2017 Term Abroad or a 2017–2018 Year Abroad. See Special Arrangements.
Mar. 10FMidterm.
Spring recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
Last day to withdraw from a full-term course without the course appearing on the transcript. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Deadline to apply for double credit in a single-credit course. See Special Arrangements.
Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-quarter of the term’s tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Mar. 27MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Apr. 6THDeadline to complete applications for financial aid for the fall and spring terms, 2017–2018. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Apr. 7FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option in a full-term course to a letter grade. See Grades.
Last day to withdraw from a course offered in the second half of the term without the course appearing on the transcript. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Apr. 21FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option to a letter grade in a course offered in the second half of the term. See Grades.
Apr. 28FClasses end, 5:30 p.m.; reading period begins.
Last day to withdraw from a full-term course or a course offered in the second half of the term. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
May 1MApplications for fall-term Leaves of Absence due. See Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, and Reinstatement.
May 4THReading period ends, 5 p.m.
Final examinations begin, 7 p.m.†
Deadline for all course assignments, other than term papers and term projects. This deadline can be extended only by a Temporary Incomplete authorized by the student’s residential college dean.
May 10WExaminations end, 5:30 p.m.
Deadline for all term papers and term projects. This deadline can be extended only by a Temporary Incomplete authorized by the student's residential college dean.
May 11THResidences close for underclassmen, 12 noon.
May 22MUniversity Commencement.
May 23TResidences close for seniors, 12 noon.

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Summer Term 2017

Courses in summer term are offered through Yale Summer Session. Important application deadlines that occur during the spring and fall terms are also listed below. Further information is available from the Yale Summer Session office or on the Summer Session Web site (http://summer.yale.edu).

Dec. 15THApplication for 2017 Yale Faculty-led Programs Abroad opens.
Jan. 23MApplication for 2017 New Haven and online Summer Session courses opens. Rolling admissions for New Haven and online courses.
Feb. 15WDeadline for applications for Yale Faculty-led Programs Abroad.
May 29MSummer Session A classes begin, 9 a.m.
May 31WLast day to add a Session A course.
Jun. 2FWithdrawal from Session A on or before this date entitles a student to a full rebate of Session A tuition.
Withdrawal from housing on or before this date entitles a student to a partial room and board rebate. No housing refunds will be made after this date.
Jun. 9FWithdrawal from Session A on or before this date entitles the student to a rebate of one-half of Session A tuition.
Jun. 13TLast day to withdraw from a Session A course without the course appearing on the transcript.
Jun. 30FSession A classes end.
Deadline for all Session A papers, projects, and exams. This deadline can be extended only by prior permission of the dean of Yale Summer Session.
Residences close, 6 p.m.
Jul. 3MSummer Session B classes begin, 9 a.m.
Jul. 5WLast day to add a Session B course.
Jul. 7FWithdrawal from Session B on or before this date entitles a student to a full rebate of Session B tuition.
Withdrawal from housing on or before this date entitles a student to a partial room and board rebate. No housing refunds will be made after this date.
Jul. 14FWithdrawal from Session B on or before this date entitles the student to a rebate of one-half of Session B tuition.
Jul. 18TLast day to withdraw from a Session B course without the course appearing on the transcript.
Aug. 4FSession B classes end.
Deadline for all Session B papers, projects, and exams. This deadline can be extended only by prior permission of the dean of Yale Summer Session.
Aug. 5SResidences close, 9 a.m.
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Late schedules from all classes are fined and may not include the Credit/D/Fail option. See Grades and Registration and Enrollment in Courses.

Please note that examinations will be held on Saturdays and Sundays, December 17 and 18 and May 6 and 7.