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. (EST). Dates for Fall 2021 are subject to change. Additional information for the Spring 2022 term will be updated as soon as information is available. Check back regularly.  Calendar updated August 6, 2021.

FALL 2021

All dates are subject to change. Additional information will be added as it becomes available. 

May 3 M Fall 2021 course registration opens for currently enrolled Yale College students.
May 21 F Spring 2021 Senior grades due by 5:00 p.m.
May 28 F Spring 2021 grades due for all returning students by 5:00 p.m.
June 4 F Fall 2021 course registration closes for currently enrolled Yale College students at 5:00 p.m.
Aug. 30 M Registration worksheets open for new students, 9:00 a.m.
Sept. 1 W Fall classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Sept. 1 W Add/Drop period begins, 9:00 a.m.
Sept. 3 F Friday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Sept. 6 M Labor Day; classes do not meet.
Sept. 15 W Add/Drop period ends, 5:00 p.m.
Sept. 15 W All students planning to complete degree requirements at the end of the fall term must file a petition by this date.
Sept. 15 W Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a full rebate of fall-term tuition. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Sept. 15 W Final deadline to apply for fall-term Leave of Absence. See Leave of Absence, Deferral, Withdrawal, and Reinstatement.
Sept. 23 Th Last day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the fall term without the course appearing on the transcript.
Sept. 25 S Withdrawal 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. 15 F Last day of courses offered in the first half of the fall term.
Oct. 15 F Last day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the fall term.
Oct. 15 F Last day to convert from a letter grade to the Cr/D/F option in a course offered in the first half of the fall term.
Oct. 15 F Applications to study abroad during spring term 2022 are due.
Oct. 18 M Fall second half-term classes begin.
Oct. 19 T October recess begins after last class.
Oct. 25 M Classes resume, 8:20 a.m.
Oct. 29 F Midterm.
Oct. 29 F Last day to withdraw from a fall full-term course without the course appearing on the transcript.
Oct. 29 F Deadline to apply for double credit in a single-credit course.
Oct. 29 F Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-quarter of the term's tuition.
Nov. 11 Th Last day to withdraw from a fall second half-term course without the course appearing on the transcript.
Nov. 19 F November recess begins after last class.
Nov. 29 M Classes resume; 8:20 a.m.
Dec. 10 F Classes end; reading period begins.
Dec. 10 F Last day to convert from a letter grade to the Cr/D/F option for a full-term course and/or a course offered in the second half of the fall term.
Dec. 10 F Last day to withdraw from a full-term course and/or a course offered in the second half of the fall term.
Dec. 16 Th Reading period ends, 5:00 p.m.
Dec. 16 Th Final examinations begin, 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 16 Th 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. 22 W Final examinations end, 5:30 p.m.; winter recess begins.
Dec. 22 W 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.

SPRING 2022

Dates provided are provisional. Confirmed spring 2022 dates will be provided as soon as they are announced.

Jan. 17 M Martin Luther King Jr. Day, classes do not meet.
Jan. 18 T Spring-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Jan. 21 F Friday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Jan. 28 F Last day for students in the Class of 2022 to petition for permission to complete the requirements of two majors.
Feb. 1 T Final deadline to apply for a spring-term Leave of Absence (section J).
Feb. 1 T Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles the student to a full rebate of spring-term tuition (Undergraduate Regulations).
Feb. 1 T Deadline to complete applications for financial aid for the 2022 spring term, for students not enrolled in the 2021 fall term.
Feb. 8 T Last day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the spring term without the course appearing on the transcript.
Feb. 11 F Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-half of spring-term tuition (Undergraduate Regulations).
Feb. 15 T Deadline for applications for Yale Summer Session Programs abroad.
Mar. 1 M Deadline to apply for Non-Yale Summer Abroad.
Mar. 2 W Last day to withdraw from a course offered in the first half of the spring term.
Mar. 2 W Last day to convert from a letter grade to Cr/D/F option for a course offered in the first half of the spring term.
Mar. 3 Th Courses offered in the second half of the spring term begin.
Mar. 5 S Deadline to apply for a fall-term 2022 Term Abroad or a 2022–2023 Year Abroad.
Mar. 11 F Midterm.
Mar. 11 F Spring recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
Mar. 11 F Last day to withdraw from a spring full-term course without the course appearing on the transcript.
Mar. 11 F Deadline to apply for double credit in a single-credit course.
Mar. 11 F Withdrawal from Yale College on or before this date entitles a student to a rebate of one-quarter of the term’s tuition (Undergraduate Regulations).
Mar. 28 M Classes resume, 8:20 a.m.
Apr. 7 Th Last day to withdraw from a spring second-half course without the course appearing on the transcript.
Apr. 29 F Classes end; reading period begins.
Apr. 29 F Last day to convert from a letter grade to Cr/D/F option for a full-term course and/or a course offered in the second half of the spring term.
Apr. 29 F Last day to withdraw from a full-term course and/or a course offered in the second half of the spring term.
May 1 Su Applications for fall-term Leaves of Absence due.
May 5 Th Reading period ends, 5:00 p.m.
May 5 Th Final examinations begin, 7:00 p.m.
May 5 Th 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 11 W Examinations end, 5:30 p.m.
May 11 W 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 12 Th Residences close for underclassmen, 12 noon.
May 12 Th Final grades due for graduating seniors.
May 18 W Final grades due for continuing students.
May 23 M University Commencement.
May 24 T Residences close for seniors, 12 noon.

Summer Session 2022 

Courses offered during the summer are offered through Yale Summer Session. Further information is available from the Yale Summer Session office or on the website.