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Schedule of Academic Dates and Deadlines

Fall Term 2016

Aug. 22

M

New student orientation week begins

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

Aug. 24

W

Fall-term Online Course Selection (OCS) begins

Aug. 25

TH

Matriculation ceremony

Aug. 29

M

Teaching @ Yale Day: orientation for all new Teaching Fellows

Aug. 31

W

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

Sept. 2

F

Monday classes meet on Friday

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

Sept. 5

M

Labor Day. Classes do not meet

Sept. 9

F

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

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

Sept. 14

W

Fall-term Online Course Selection (OCS) ends

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

Sept. 15

TH

Final day to file petitions for M.A., M.S., and M.Phil. degrees to be awarded in December

Sept. 23

F

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

Oct. 3

M

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

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

Oct. 18

T

October recess begins, 5:20 p.m.

Oct. 24

M

Classes resume, 8:20 a.m.

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

Final day to withdraw from a fall-term course

Oct. 28

F

Midterm

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

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

Nov. 3

TH

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

Nov. 9

W

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

Nov. 10

TH

Oral Proficiency Assessment for international students in all GSAS degree programs

Nov. 14

M

Departmental recommendations are due for candidates for December degrees

Nov. 18

F

November recess begins, 5:20 p.m.

Nov. 28

M

Classes resume, 8:20 a.m.

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

Dec. 15

TH

Classes end, 5:20 p.m.

Dec. 16

F

Final examinations begin

Dec. 21

W

Examinations end. Winter recess begins

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Spring Term 2017

Jan. 3

T

Final grades for fall-term courses due

Final day that faculty may submit a request for the assignment of a grade of Temporary Incomplete

Jan. 11

W

Spring-term Online Course Selection (OCS) begins

Jan. 16

M

Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Administrative offices are closed

Jan. 17

T

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

Registration begins

Teaching @ Yale Day: orientation for all new Teaching Fellows

Jan. 20

F

Monday classes meet on Friday

Jan. 26

TH

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

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

Jan. 27

F

Spring-term Online Course Selection (OCS) ends

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

Feb. 10

F

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

Feb. 15

W

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

Mar. 1

W

Final day to file petitions for M.A., M.S., and M.Phil. degrees to be awarded in May

Mar. 10

F

Midterm

Spring recess begins, 5:20 p.m.

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

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

Mar. 15

W

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

Mar. 27

M

Classes resume, 8:20 a.m.

Apr. 7

F

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

Final day to withdraw from a spring-term course

Apr. 17

M

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

Oral Proficiency Assessment for international students in all GSAS degree programs

Apr. 21

F

Departmental recommendations are due for candidates for May degrees

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

May 4

TH

Classes end, 5:20 p.m.

May 5

F

Final examinations begin

Final day to submit Dissertation Progress Reports

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

May 10

W

Final examinations end

May 12

F

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

May 21

SU

Graduate School Convocation

May 22

M

University Commencement

June 1

TH

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

Final day that faculty may submit a request for the assignment of a grade of Temporary Incomplete

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