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 2013
Aug. 21WResidences open to upperclassmen, 9 a.m.
Aug. 23FResidences open to freshmen, 9 a.m.
Required registration meetings for freshmen.
Aug. 27TRequired registration meetings for upperclassmen.
Aug. 28WFall-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Aug. 30FFriday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Sept. 2MLabor Day; classes do not meet.
Sept. 6FFinal 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. 9MCourse schedules due for the Class of 2017.*
Sept. 10TCourse schedules due for the Classes of 2016 and 2015.*
Sept. 11WCourse schedules due for the Class of 2014.*
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. 21SWithdrawal 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. 15TDeadline to apply for a spring-term 2014 Term Abroad. See Special Arrangements.
Deadline to complete applications for financial aid for the 2014 spring term, for students not enrolled in the 2013 fall term. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Oct. 18FMidterm.
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. 22TOctober recess begins, 11 p.m.
Oct. 28MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Nov. 8FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option in a fall-term course to a letter grade. See Grades.
Nov. 23SNovember recess begins, 9 p.m.
Nov. 30SLast day to relinquish on-campus housing for the spring term without charge. See Undergraduate Regulations.
Dec. 2MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Dec. 6FClasses end, 5:30 p.m.; reading period begins.
Last day to withdraw from a fall-term course. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Dec. 11WReading period ends.
Deadline for all course assignments, including term papers. This deadline can be extended only by a Temporary Incomplete authorized by the student’s residential college dean.
Dec. 12THFinal examinations begin, 9 a.m.†
Dec. 17TExaminations end, 5:30 p.m.; winter recess begins.
Dec. 18WResidences close, 12 noon.
Spring Term 2014
Jan. 8WResidences open, 9 a.m.
Jan. 12SRequired freshman registration meetings, 9 p.m.
Jan. 13MSpring-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.
Upperclassmen pick up registration materials by 5 p.m. in their residential college dean's office.
Jan. 17FFriday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Jan. 20MMartin Luther King Jr. Day; classes do not meet.
Jan. 22WCourse schedules due for the Class of 2017.*
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. 23THCourse schedules due for the Classes of 2016 and 2015.*
Jan. 24FCourse schedules due for the Class of 2014.*
Last day for students in the Class of 2014 to petition for permission to compete the requirements of two majors.
Feb. 6THWithdrawal 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. 5WDeadline to apply for a fall-term 2014 Term Abroad or a 2014–2015 Year Abroad. See Special Arrangements.
Mar. 7FMidterm.
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. 24MClasses resume, 8:20 a.m.
Apr. 4FLast day to convert from the Credit/D/Fail option in a spring-term course to a letter grade. See Grades.
Apr. 25FClasses end, 5:30 pm; reading period begins.
Last day to withdraw from a spring-term course. See Withdrawal from Courses and Grades.
Apr. 30WReading period ends.
Deadline for all course assignments, including term papers. This deadline can be extended only by a Temporary Incomplete authorized by the student’s residential college dean.
May 1THFinal examinations begin, 9 a.m.†
Applications for fall-term Leaves of Absence due. See Leave of Absence, Withdrawal, and Readmission.
May 6TExaminations end, 5:30 p.m.
May 7WResidences close for underclassmen, 12 noon.
May 15THDeadline to complete applications for financial aid for the fall and spring terms, 2014–2015. See Undergraduate Regulations.
May 19MUniversity Commencement.
May 20TResidences 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 14 and 15 and May 3 and 4.