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Academic Calendar

Fall Term

New student orientation week begins

(All day)

Oral Performance Assessment for international students in Ph.D. programs

(All day)

Fall-term Online Course Selection (OCS) begins

(All day)

Matriculation ceremony

(All day)

Teaching @ Yale Day: Orientation for all new Teaching Fellows

(All day)

Fall-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m.

8:20am

Monday classes meet on Friday

(All day)

Due date to notify department of intention to submit dissertation for award of the Ph.D. in December

(All day)

Labor Day. Classes do not meet

(All day)

The entire fall-term tuition charge or continuous registration fee (CRF) will be canceled for students who withdraw from the Graduate School on or before this date or who are granted a leave of absence effective on or before this date

(All day)

Final day to apply for a fall-term personal leave of absence

(All day)

Final day for registration. A fee of $50 is assessed for course schedules accepted after this date

(All day)

Fall-term Online Course Selection (OCS) ends

(All day)

Final day to file petitions December MA, MS, MPhil degrees

(All day)

One-half of the fall-term full-tuition charge will be canceled for students who withdraw from the Graduate School on or before this date or who are granted a medical leave of absence effective on or before this date. The CRF is not prorated

(All day)

Due date for dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the Ph.D. in December

(All day)

Final date for the faculty to submit grades to replace grades of Temporary Incomplete (TI) awarded during the previous academic year

(All day)

October Recess Begins

(All day)

Classes resume

(All day)

Final day to change enrollment in a fall-term course from Credit to Audit or from Audit to Credit

(All day)

Final day to withdraw from a fall-term course

(All day)

Midterm

(All day)

One-quarter of the fall-term full-tuition charge will be canceled for students who withdraw from the Graduate School on or before this date or who are granted a medical leave of absence effective on or before this date. The CRF is not prorated

(All day)

Teaching appointments will not appear on the transcripts of students who withdraw from the assignment on or before this date

(All day)

Readers’ Reports are due for dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the Ph.D. in December

(All day)

Final day to withdraw a degree petition for degrees to be awarded in December

(All day)

Oral Proficiency Assessment for international students in all GSAS degree programs

(All day)

Departmental recommendations are due for candidates for December degrees

(All day)

November recess begins, 5:20 p.m.

5:20pm

Classes resume, 8:20 a.m.

(All day)

Final day to submit petitions for extended registration and Dissertation Completion status for the spring term

(All day)

Classes end, 5:20 p.m.

5:20pm

Final examinations begin

(All day)

Examinations end. Winter recess begins

(All day)
Spring Term

Final grades for fall-term courses due

(All day)

Spring-term Online Course Selection (OCS) begins

(All day)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day; classes do not meet.

(All day)

Spring-term classes begin, 8:20 a.m. Registration begins.

(All day)

Teaching @ Yale Day: Orientation for all New Teaching Fellows

12:01am

Monday classes meet on Friday

(All day)

Final day to apply for a spring-term personal leave of absence

(All day)

The entire spring-term tuition charge or CRF will be canceled for students who withdraw from the Graduate School on or before this date or who are granted a leave of absence effective on or before this date

12:01am

Registration ends. Spring-term Online Course Selection (OCS) ends

(All day)

Final day for registration. A fee of $50 is assessed for course schedules accepted after this date

12:01am

One-half of the spring-term full-tuition charge will be canceled for students who withdraw from the Graduate School on or before this date or who are granted a medical leave of absence effective on or before this date. The CRF is not prorated

(All day)

Due date to notify department of intention to submit dissertation for award of the Ph.D. in May

(All day)

Final day to file petitions May MA, MS, MPhil degrees

(All day)

Midterm

(All day)

Spring recess begins, 5:20 p.m.

12:01am

One-quarter of the spring-term full-tuition charge will be canceled for students who withdraw from the Graduate School on or before this date or who are granted a medical leave of absence effective on or before this date. The CRF is not prorated

12:02am

Teaching appointments will not appear on the transcripts of students who withdraw from the assignment on or before this date

12:03am

Due date for dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the Ph.D. in May

(All day)

Classes resume, 8:20 a.m.

8:20am

Final day to change enrollment in a spring-term course from Credit to Audit or from Audit to Credit

(All day)

Final day to withdraw from a spring-term course

12:01am

Readers’ Reports are due for dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the Ph.D. in May

(All day)

Oral Proficiency Assessment for international students in all GSAS degree programs

12:01am

Final day to withdraw a degree petition for degrees to be awarded in May

(All day)

Departmental recommendations are due for candidates for May degrees

(All day)

Classes end, 5:20 p.m.

5:20pm

Final examinations begin

(All day)

Final day to submit Dissertation Progress Reports

(All day)

Final day to submit petitions for extended registration and Dissertation Completion status for the subsequent academic year

12:01am

Final examinations end

(All day)

Final grades for spring-term courses are due for candidates for terminal M.A. and M.S. degrees to be awarded at Commencement

(All day)

Graduate School Convocation

(All day)

University Commencement

(All day)

Final grades for spring-term courses and full-year courses are due

(All day)
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