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 2014
Aug. 20WResidences open to upperclassmen, 9 a.m.
Aug. 22FResidences open to freshmen, 9 a.m.
Required registration meetings for freshmen.
Aug. 26TRequired registration meetings for upperclassmen.
Aug. 27WFall-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Aug. 29FFriday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Sept. 1MLabor Day; classes do not meet.
Sept. 5FFinal deadline to apply for a fall-term Leave of Absence. See Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, and Readmission.
Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a full rebate of fall-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Sept. 8MCourse schedules due for the Class of 2018.*
Sept. 9TCourse schedules due for the Classes of 2017 and 2016.*
Sept. 10WCourse schedules due for the Class of 2015.*
All students planning to complete degree requirements at the end of the fall term must file a petition by this date. See Special Arrangements.
Sept. 20SWithdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-half of fall-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Oct. 14TDeadline to complete applications for financial aid for the 2015 spring term, for students not enrolled in the 2014 fall term. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Oct. 15WDeadline to apply for a spring-term 2015 Term Abroad. See Special Arrangements.
Oct. 17FMidterm.
Last day to withdraw from a fall-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.
Oct. 21TOctober recess begins, 11 p.m.
Oct. 27MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Nov. 7FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option in a fall-term course to a letter grade. See Grades.
Nov. 21FNovember recess begins, 9 p.m.
Nov. 30SULast day to relinquish on-campus housing for the spring term without charge. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Dec. 1MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Dec. 5FClasses end, 5:30 p.m.; reading period begins.
Last day to withdraw from a fall-term course. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Dec. 11THReading period ends.
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.
Dec. 12FFinal examinations begin, 9 a.m.†
Dec. 17WExaminations 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. 18THResidences close, 12 noon.


Spring Term 2015
Jan. 7WResidences open, 9 a.m.
Jan. 11SURequired freshman registration meetings, 9 p.m.
Jan. 12MSpring-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Upperclassmen pick up registration materials by 5 p.m. in their residential college dean's office.
Jan. 16FFriday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Jan. 19MMartin Luther King Jr. Day; classes do not meet.
Jan. 21WCourse schedules due for the Class of 2018.*
Final deadline to apply for a spring-term Leave of Absence. See Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, and Readmission.
Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a full rebate of spring-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Jan. 22THCourse schedules due for the Classes of 2017 and 2016.*
Jan. 23FCourse schedules due for the Class of 2015.*
Last day for students in the Class of 2015 to petition for permission to complete the requirements of two majors.
Feb. 5THWithdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-half of spring-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Mar. 5THDeadline to apply for a fall-term 2015 Term Abroad or a 2015–2016 Year Abroad. See Special Arrangements.
Mar. 6FMidterm.
Spring recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
Last day to withdraw from a spring-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. 23MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Apr. 3FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option in a spring-term course to a letter grade. See Grades.
Apr. 24FClasses end, 5:30 p.m.; reading period begins.
Last day to withdraw from a spring-term course. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Apr. 30THReading period ends.
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 1FFinal examinations begin, 9 a.m.†
Applications for fall-term Leaves of Absence due. See Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, and Readmission.
May 6WExaminations 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 7THResidences close for underclassmen, 12 noon.
May 13WDeadline to complete applications for financial aid for the fall and spring terms, 2015–2016. See Undergraduate Regulations.
May 18MUniversity Commencement.
May 19TResidences close for seniors, 12 noon.
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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 13 and 14 and May 2 and 3.