Yale College Calendar for Freshmen

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Important Dates to Remember

2014–2015

Freshman Preorientation Programs 2014

August 16, Saturday
Cultural Connections program begins
August 16, Saturday
FOOT 6-day program begins
August 17, Sunday
Harvest program begins
August 18, Monday
FOOT 4-day program begins
August 18, Monday
Orientation for International Students begins

Fall 2014

August 20, Wednesday Residences open to upperclassmen, 9 a.m.
August 22, Friday
Residences open to freshmen, 9 a.m.
August 26, Tuesday
Upperclass registration
August 27, Wednesday
Fall-term classes begin, 8.20 a.m.
August 29, Friday
Friday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead
September 1, Monday
Labor Day; classes do not meet
October 21, Tuesday
October recess begins, 11 p.m.
October 27, Monday
Classes resume, 8.20 a.m.
November 21, Friday
November recess begins, 5:30 p.m.
December 1, Monday
Classes resume, 8.20 a.m  
December 5, Friday
Classes end, 5.30 p.m.; Reading Period begins
December 12, Friday
Final examinations begin, 9 a.m.
December 17, Wednesday
Examinations end, 5.30 p.m.; Winter recess begins
December 18, Thursday
Undergraduate residences close, 12 noon

 

Spring 2015

January 7, Wednesday
Undergraduate residences open
January 12, Monday
Spring term classes begin, 8.20 a.m.
January 16, Friday
Friday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead
January 19, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.; Classes do not meet
March 6, Friday
Spring recess begins, 5.30 p.m.
March 23, Monday
Classes resume, 8.20 a.m.
April 24, Friday
Classes end, 5.30 p.m.; Reading period begins
May 1, Friday
Final examinations begin, 9 a.m.
May 6, Wednesday
Examinations end, 5.30 p.m.
May 7, Thursday
Residences close, 12 noon, for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors
May 18, Monday
University Commencement
May 19, Tuesday
Residences close, 12 noon, for seniors
September 2, Wednesday
Fall term 2015 classes begin