2017–2018 Academic Calendar

 


*See Yale College Programs of Study Calendar for information regarding academic dates & deadlines

Fall 2017

August 23, Wednesday Residences open to upperclassmen, 9 a.m.
August 25, Friday Residences open to first-year students, 9 a.m.
August 25, Friday First-year student registration
August 29, Tuesday Upperclass registration
August 30, Wednesday Fall-term classes begin, 8.20 a.m.
September 4, Monday Labor Day; classes do not meet
October 17, Tuesday October recess begins, 11 p.m.
October 23, Monday Classes resume, 8.20 a.m.
October 27, Friday Midterm
November 3-5, Friday-Sunday Family Weekend
November 17, Friday November recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
November 27, Monday Classes resume, 8.20 a.m.
December 8, Friday Classes end, 5.30 p.m.; Reading Period begins
December 15, Friday Final examinations begin, 9 a.m.
December 20, Wednesday Examinations end, 5.30 p.m.; Winter recess begins

Spring 2018

January 10, Wednesday Undergraduate residences open
January 15, Monday First-year student registration
January 15, Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day; classes do not meet.
January 16, Tuesday Upperclass registration
January 16, Tuesday Spring term classes begin, 8.20 a.m.
March 9, Friday Midterm
March 9, Friday Spring recess begins, 5.30 p.m.
March 26, Monday Classes resume, 8.20 a.m.
April 27, Friday Classes end, 5.30 p.m.; Reading period begins
May 4, Friday Final examinations begin, 9 a.m.
May 9, Wednesday Examinations end, 5.30 p.m.
May 21, Monday University Commencement