Eligibility for Acceleration

You have considerable latitude in determining when to petition to accelerate, although the deadline each term is the last day of classes before reading period begins (refer to the calendar in the YCPS). The eligibility requirements for petitioning during various terms are given in the following tables.

 

Acceleration by
One Term
Minimum Total Credits
Minimum Yale
Course Credits
Activated Acceleration Credits
In the 3rd term
12
8
4
In the 4th term
16
12
4
In the 5th term
21
17
4
In the 6th term
26
22
4

 

Acceleration by
Two Terms
Minimum Total Credits
Minimum Yale
Course Credits
Activated Acceleration Credits
In the 3rd term
17
8
9
In the 4th term
21
12
9
In the 5th term
26
17
9