Preregistration Applications and Preference Selection

The courses listed below require applications and/or have enrollment procedures which open prior to the start of term.

Some courses that require discussion sections or laboratory sections use the Preference Selection tool for ranking preferred days and times. See below. 


Residential College Seminars

Application opens on Monday, August 14 at 8:30 a.m.
Application closes on Friday, August 25 at 8:30 a.m.
Decisions will be available by Tuesday, August 29 at 5:00 p.m.

For more information about the Residential College Seminar Program, see the program’s website. Please note that CSDC 370 and CSSY 370 require a writing sample sent to college.seminar@yale.edu at the time of application. Click on the links below to apply.

  • CSBF 370, Radio Journalism
  • CSBK 370, The Business of Venture Capital
  • CSBR 370, Exiles and Migrants in Literature and Film
  • CSDC 370, Classical Storytelling and Modern Screenwriting
  • CSES 370, The Literature of Capitalism
  • CSGH 370, The Transformative Actor in 20th Century British Theater History
  • CSJE 370, Progressive Art Education
  • CSMC 370, The Mystery of Sleep
  • CSMY 370, Espionage and International Law
  • CSPC 370, The Press, Business, and the Economy
  • CSSM 370, Prison Law and Policy
  • CSSY 370, The Art of TV Drama
  • CSTC 370, Hip Hop Music Culture
  • CSTD 370, Heros and Villains in Film and Literature

First-Year Seminars

Application opens on Wednesday, August 23 at 8:30 a.m.
Application closes on Monday, August 28 at 5:00 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, August 29 by 5:00 p.m.

For more information about the First-Year Seminar Program, see the program’s website.

For a list of first-year seminars offered in 2017–2018, see Yale College Programs of Study.

Apply to a First-Year Seminar


Economics Senior Seminars

Open to seniors in the Economics and EP&E departments.

Application opens on Monday, August 7 at 9:00 a.m.
Application closes on Monday, August 14 at 5:00 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, August 15 after 5:00 p.m.


Other Courses with Preregistration before the Term Begins

Preregistration opens on Wednesday, August 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes on Monday, August 28 at 5:00 p.m.
Assignments will be available on Tuesday, August 29 by 5:00 p.m.

Chinese

For more information about the courses below, see the East Asian Languages and Literatures department website.

  • CHNS 110, Elementary Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 120, Elementary Modern Chinese II
  • CHNS 130, Intermediate Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 150, Advanced Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 152, Intermediate Modern Chinese for Advanced Learners

Economics

For more information about the courses below, see the Economics department website.

  • ECON 110, An Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 111, An Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis

English

For more information about the courses below, see the English department website.

French

For more information about the courses below, see the French department website.

  • FREN 110, Elementary and Intermediate French I
  • FREN 121, Intermediate French
  • FREN 130, Intermediate and Advanced French I
  • FREN 140, Intermediate and Advanced French II
  • FREN 150, Advanced Language Practice

German

For more information about the courses below, see the German department website.

Italian

For more information about the courses below, see the Italian department website.

Japanese

For more information about the courses below, see the East Asian Languages and Literatures department website.

Mathematics

For more information about the courses below, see the Mathematics department website.

  • MATH 112, Calculus of Functions of One Variable I
  • MATH 115, Calculus of Functions of One Variable II
  • MATH 120, Calculus of Functions of Several Variables

Spanish

For more information about the courses below, see the Spanish and Portuguese department website.


Preference Selection for Discussion Sections and Laboratories

Biology

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Wednesday, August 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Thursday, August 31 at 11:00 a.m.

  • BIOL 101, Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • BIOL 102, Principles of Cell Biology and Membrane Physiology

Chemistry

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections and laboratories on Monday, August 21 at 9:00 a.m.

Preregistration closes for General, and Comprehensive Chemistry on Friday, September 1 at 12:00 p.m.

Preregistration closes for Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry discussion sections on Thursday, August 31 at 9:00 a.m.

  • CHEM 174, Organic Chemistry for First-Year Students I
  • CHEM 220, Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 221, The Organic Chemistry of Life Processes 
  • CHEM 332, Physical Chemistry with Applications in the Physical Sciences I

Preregistration closes for General and Organic Chemistry laboratories on Tuesday, September 5 at 9:00 a.m.

Preregistration closes for Physical Chemistry laboratories on Thursday, August 31 at 9:00 a.m.

  • CHEM 330L, Laboratory for Physical Chemistry I

Computer Science

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Wednesday, August 23 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Thursday, September 7 at 11:59 p.m.

  • CPSC 100, Introduction to Computing and Programming

Economics

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Wednesday, August 30 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Monday, September 4 at 9:00 a.m.

Physics

Preregistration opens for all laboratories on Friday, August 25 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for all laboratories on Tuesday, August 29 at 11:00 a.m.