Preregistration Applications and Preference Selection

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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 12th at 8:30am
Application closes on Friday, August 23rd at 8:30am
Decisions will be available after Tuesday, August 27th by 5pm

For more information about the Residential College Seminar Program, see the program’s website.  Click on the links below to apply.

  • CSBF 300, Making Performance on Socio-Political Questions
  • CSBK 300, The Press, Business, and the Economy
  • CSSY 300, The Business of Venture Capital
  • CSBR 300/CSPC 300, Classical Storytelling and Modern Screenwriting
  • CSDC 300, Composing for Film & Media: Art, Innovation, and Commerce
  • CSES 300, Geo Engineering in Response to Climate Change
  • CSJE 300, Education: Writing About Your World
  • CSMC 300, Hip Hop Music and Culture
  • CSMY 300, Coming of Age: Writing about Childhood Turning Poi
  • CSSM 300, Writing Portraits
  • CSTC 300, Leadership as Behavior
  • CSTD 300, Medicine and the Humanities: Certainty and Unknowing
  • CSGH 300, Privacy, Health, and Power in the Age of Digital Over-Consumption
  • CSPC 301/CSBR 301, Music and Cinema: A History

First-Year Seminars

Application opens on Wednesday, August 21st at 9am
Application closes on Monday, August 26th at 5pm
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, August 27th by 5pm

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

A list of the seminars to be offered in 2019-2020 are available in Yale Course Search .  Click “First Year Seminar ” under Yale College Attributes for a list of all first-year seminars.

Apply to a First-Year Seminar


Economics Senior Seminars

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

Application opens on Friday, August 9th at 9am
Application closes on Sunday, August 18th at 5pm
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, August 20th by 5pm


Other Courses with Preregistration before the Term Begins

Cognitive Science

Application opens on Wednesday, August 21st at 9am
Application closes on Monday, August 26th at 5pm
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, August 27th by 5pm

Further information and syllabus available in Canvas site CGSC 175

Economics Introductory Courses

Application opens on Wednesday, August 21st at 9am
Application closes on Monday, August 26th at 5pm
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, August 27th by 5pm

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

  • ECON 108, Quantitative Foundations of Microeconomics 
  • ECON 110, An Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 111, An Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis

 For All Other Courses:

Preregistration opens on Wednesday, August 21st at 9am
Preregistration closes on Monday, August 26th at 5pm
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, August 27th by 5pm

Chinese

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

  • CHNS 110, Elementary Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 130, Intermediate Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 132, Intermediate Modern Chinese for Advanced Learners I
  • CHNS 150, Advanced Modern Chinese I
  • CHNS 152, Advanced Modern Chinese for Advanced Learners I
  • CHNS 154,  Upper Advanced Modern Chinese III

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 110, Introduction to Functions and Calculus I
  • 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 this course on Wednesday, August 21st at 9am
Preregistration closes for this course on Thursday, August 29th at 11am

Chemistry

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections and laboratories on Monday, August 19th at 9am

Preregistration closes for the following courses on Thursday, August 29th at 9am

  • CHEM 165, General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 220, Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 330L, Laboratory for Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 332, Physical Chemistry with Applications in the Physical Sciences I

Preregistration closes for the following courses on Friday, August 30th at 9am   

  • CHEM 161, General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 163, Comprehensive University Chemistry I
  •  CHEM 174, Organic Chemistry for First-Year Students I

Preregistration closes for the following courses on Tuesday, September 3 at 9am 

Economics

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Wednesday, August 28th at 9am
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Tuesday, September 3rd at 9am

Film

Preregistration opens for this course on Monday, August 19th at 9am
Preregistration closes for this course on Monday, September 2nd at 5pm

  • FILM 232, Classical Hollywood Narrative 1920 – 1960

Physics

Preregistration opens for these laboratories on Wednesday, August 21st at 9am
Preregistration closes for these laboratories on Monday, August 26th at 5pm