The following dates are subject to change as the University makes decisions regarding the 2020–2021 academic year. Changes will be posted online on the Yale College and Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences websites.
|Aug. 21||F||Pre-registration and online course selection end (Graduate School)|
|Aug. 24||M||New Student Orientation Week begins (required; Graduate School)|
|Aug. 31||M||Fall-term classes begin (Yale College and Graduate School)|
|Sept. 7||M||Labor Day. Classes meet|
|Oct. 30||F||Midterm (tentative)|
|Nov. 20||F||November recess begins after classes end|
|Nov. 30||M||Classes resume online|
|Dec. 4||F||Yale College online classes end; online reading period begins|
All spring 2021 dates are forthcoming.