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 Friday, December 8 at 9:00 a.m.
Application closes on  Monday, January 8 at 9:00 a.m.
Decisions will be available after Friday, January 12 at 5:00 p.m.

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

  • CSBF 380, The Art of the Book
  • CSBK 380, Human-Caused Catastrophe in Literature and Film
  • CSBR 380, Wonders of Astronomy from Stonehenge to Phone Apps
  • CSDC 380, Hollywood in the Digital Age
  • CSES 380, Innovation and Leadership in America
  • CSGH 380, The Art and Business of Songwriting
  • CSJE 380, Rituals in Ancient Societies
  • CSMC 380, The Business and Politics of American Health Reform
  • CSMY 380, Understanding the Soldier Diplomat
  • CSPC 380, Reproductive Health, Gender, and Power in the United States
  • CSSM 380, The Business and Science of Medicine
  • CSSY 380, Trials of the Century
  • CSTC 380, Branding: People, Places, and Things
  • CSTD 380, Identity, Development, and Transition in Early Adulthood
  • CSYC 380, Mastering the Art of the Watercolor
  • CSYC 381, Power and Organizing in the City
  • CSYC 382, Approaches to Sustainable Food and Agriculture

First-Year Seminars

Application opens on Friday, December 8 at 9:00 a.m.
Application closes on Wednesday, January 10 at 5:00 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Friday, January 12 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 opened on Wednesday, November 15 at 9:00 a.m.
Application closes on Sunday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Monday, December 11 after 5:00 p.m.


Other Courses with Preregistration before the Term Begins

Economics Introductory Courses

Application opened on Monday, November 20 at 9:00 a.m.
Application closes on Monday, January 8 at 6:00 p.m.
Decisions will be available on Tuesday, January 9 by 5 p.m.

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

Physics

Preregistration opens for sections on Friday, December 15 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for sections on Wednesday, January 10 at 9:00 p.m.

For all other courses:

Preregistration opens on Friday, December 8 at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes on Wednesday, January 10 at 5:00 p.m.
Assignments will be available on Friday, January 12 by 5:00 p.m.

Chinese

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

  • CHNS 120, Elementary Modern Chinese II
  • CHNS 140, Intermediate Modern Chinese II
  • CHNS 151, Advanced Modern Chinese II
  • CHNS 153, Intermediate Modern Chinese for Advanced Learners

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 120, Elementary and Intermediate French II
  • 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.

  • ITAL 120, 140, Elementary Italian II and Intermediate Italian II

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

Mechanical Engineering

For more information about the course below, see the Mechanical Engineering department website.

Spanish

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


Preference Selection for Discussion Sections and Laboratories

Chemistry

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections and laboratories on Monday, December 18 at 9:00 a.m.

Preregistration closes for General Chemistry, Comprehensive Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry on Friday, January 19 at 12:00 p.m.

Preregistration closes for Organic Chemistry First-Year, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Inorganic Laboratory on Wednesday, January 17 at 12:00 p.m.

  • CHEM 175, Organic Chemistry for First-Year Students
  • CHEM 252, Introductory Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 333, Physical Chemistry with Applications in the Physical Sciences II
  • CHEM 251L, Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

Preregistration closes for General and Organic Chemistry laboratories on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00 a.m.

  • CHEM 136L, General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CHEM 222L, Laboratory for Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 223L, Laboratory for Organic Chemistry II

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Preregistration opens for this laboratory on Friday, December 8, at 9:00 a.m.
Preregistration closes for this laboratory on Wednesday, January 10  at 5:00 p.m.

  • E&EB 291L, Comparative Developmental Anatomy of Vertebrates Laboratory

Economics

Preregistration opens for all discussion sections on Wednesday, January 10  at 12:00 p.m.
Preregistration closes for all discussion sections on Friday, January 19  at 9:00 a.m.

  • ECON 115D, Introductory Microeconomics
  • ECON 116D, Introductory Macroeconomics
  • ECON 121D, Intermediate Microeconomics

Physics

Preregistration opens for all laboratories on Wednesday, January 3 at 12:00 p.m.
Preregistration closes for all laboratories on Monday, January 15 at 12:00 p.m.