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 2017
Aug. 23WResidences open to upperclassmen, 9 a.m.
Aug. 25FResidences open to first-year students, 9 a.m.
Required registration meetings for first-year students, 8 p.m.
Aug. 29TRequired registration meetings for upperclassmen (Class of 2020, 9 a.m.; Class of 2019, 9:45 a.m.; Class of 2018, 10:30 a.m.).
Aug. 30WFall-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Sept. 1FFriday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Deadline to complete applications for financial aid for the 2018 spring term, for students not enrolled in the 2017 fall term. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Sept. 4MLabor Day; classes do not meet.
Sept. 11MFinal course schedules due for the Class of 2021.*
Sept. 12TFinal course schedules due for the Classes of 2019 and 2020.*
Sept. 13WFinal course schedules due for the Class of 2018.*
All students planning to complete degree requirements at the end of the fall term must file a petition by this date.
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. 22FLast 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. 23SWithdrawal 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. 6FLast 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.
Last day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the term. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Oct. 15SUDeadline to apply for a spring 2018 Term Abroad. See Special Arrangements.
Oct. 16MClasses begin for courses offered in the second half of the term.
Oct. 17TOctober recess begins, 11 p.m.
Oct. 23MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Oct. 27FMidterm.
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. 10FLast 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. 18SNovember recess begins, 9 p.m.
Nov. 27MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Nov. 30THLast day to relinquish on-campus housing for the spring term without charge. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Dec. 1FLast 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. 8FClasses 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. 14THReading 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.
Dec. 15FApplication for 2018 Yale Faculty-led Programs Abroad opens.
Dec. 20WExaminations 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. 21THResidences close, 12 noon.


Spring Term 2018
Jan. 10WResidences open, 9 a.m.
Jan. 15MMartin Luther King Jr. Day; classes do not meet.
Required registration meetings for first-year students, 9 p.m.
Application for 2018 New Haven and online Summer Session courses opens. Rolling admissions for New Haven and online courses.
Jan. 16TSpring-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Upperclassmen pick up registration materials by 5 p.m. in their residential college dean's office.
Jan. 19FFriday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Jan. 24WFinal course schedules due for the Class of 2021.*
Jan. 25THFinal course schedules due for the Classes of 2019 and 2020.*
Jan. 26FFinal course schedules due for the Class of 2018.*
Last day for students in the Class of 2018 to petition for permission to compete the requirements of two majors.
Jan. 30TFinal 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. 2FLast 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. 9FWithdrawal 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. 15THDeadline for applications for Yale Faculty-led Programs Abroad.
Feb. 23FLast day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the term. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Feb. 28WClasses begin for courses offered in the second half of the term.
Mar. 5MDeadline to apply for a fall-term 2018 Term Abroad or a 2018–2019 Year Abroad. See Special Arrangements.
Mar. 9FMidterm.
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. 26MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Apr. 6FLast 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. 20FLast 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. 27FClasses 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 1TApplications for fall-term Leaves of Absence due. See Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, and Reinstatement.
May 3THReading 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 9WExaminations 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 10THResidences close for underclassmen, 12 noon.
May 21MUniversity Commencement.
May 22TResidences close for seniors, 12 noon.

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Summer Session 2018

Courses in summer 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 website.

Dec. 15 F Application for 2018 Yale Faculty-led Programs Abroad opens.
Jan. 15 M Application for 2018 New Haven and online Summer Session courses opens. Rolling admissions for New Haven and online courses.
Feb. 15 TH Deadline for applications for Yale Faculty-led Programs Abroad.
May 25 F Last day to add a Session A online course.
May 28 M Session A classes begin, 9 a.m.
May 29 T Last day to add a Session A course.
Jun. 1 F Withdrawal 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. 8 F Withdrawal from Session A on or before this date entitles the student to a rebate of one-half of Session A tuition.
Jun. 13 W Last day to withdraw from a Session A course without the course appearing on the transcript.
Jun. 15 F Last day to convert a Session A course from Credit/D/Fail to a letter grade.
Jun. 29 F Session 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.
Last day to add a Session B online course.
Jul. 2 M Session B classes begin, 9 a.m.
Jul. 6 F Last day to add a Session B course.
Withdrawal 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. 13 F Withdrawal from Session B on or before this date entitles the student to a rebate of one-half of Session B tuition.
Jul. 18 W Last day to withdraw from a Session B course without the course appearing on the transcript.
Jul. 20 F Last day to convert a Session B course from Credit/D/Fail to a letter grade.
Aug. 3 F Session 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. 4 S Residences 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.

Examinations will be held on Saturdays and Sundays, December 16 and 17; May 5 and 6.