Deadlines and Forms

Forms

ENGL 487 Tutorial in Writing Application Form

ENGL 488 Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors Application Form

ENGL 489 Writing Concentration and Senior Project Application

ENGL 490/491 Senior Essay I/II Application Form

English Distribution Request Form

Outside Course Request Form*

Recommendation Letter Request Form

Senior Seminar Certification Form

Senior Library Requirement Completion Form

Transfer/Study Abroad Credit Request Form

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Deadlines

FALL REGISTRATION AND ADD/DROP PERIOD

Tuesday, August 9, 9:00 am
Preference Selection Opens for Fall Sections of ENGL 114 & 115 (new students)

Monday, August 15, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
English Introductory Course Placement Zoom Session

Monday, August 15, 5:00 pm
Preference Selection Closes for ENGL 114 & 115

Monday, August 29, at 8:00 am
New student registration begins

Monday, August 29, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Academic Fair

Wednesday, August 31, at 8:00 am
Classes begin; Add/Drop period begins

Friday, September 2
Friday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead

Monday, September 5
Labor Day; classes do not meet

Wednesday, September 7, at 5:00 pm
Add/Drop period ends

SPRING INDEPENDENT STUDY COURSE PROPOSALS:
ENGL 487, 488, 489, 490

Early October
Schedule meeting with potential advisors

Monday, November 7, by 12:00 noon
Submit signed proposal to writingcourseapplications@yale.edu

Monday, November 14, at 5:00 pm
You will receive notification if the proposal has been approved or revisions are required. Contact Jane Bordiere with any questions.

SPRING FOUNDATIONAL COURSE & SENIOR SEMINAR PREFERENCE SELECTION

Tuesday, November 1, 8:30am
Preference selection opens for spring Foundational Courses and Senior Seminars

Friday, November 4, 5:00pm
Preregistration closes for spring Foundational Courses and Senior Seminars

Monday, November 7, 5:00pm
Decisions will be available and assignments pushed to Registration Worksheets

SPRING REGISTRATION AND ADD/DROP PERIOD

Monday, November 14, at 8:30am
Spring course registration opens for seniors

Tuesday, November 15, at 8:30am
Spring course registration opens for juniors

Wednesday, November 16, at 8:30 am
Spring course registration opens for sophomores

Thursday, November 17, at 8:30am
Spring course registration opens for first years

Friday, December 2, at 5:00 pm
Registration closes for spring courses

January TBD
Spring Add/Drop period opens

January TBD
Spring Add/Drop period closes

JUNIOR ADVISING WEEK

Monday, December 5
Junior Advising Week begins; meet with your English advisor to discuss your schedule and interests; complete your Junior Advising Statement Form

Friday, December 9
Email your completed Junior Advising Statement Form, signed by your advisor, to jane.bordiere@yale.edu

FALL INDEPENDENT STUDY COURSE COMPLETION:
ENGL 487, 488, 489, 490

Friday, September 23 (end of 4th week of class)
ENGL 490 The Senior Essay: 5 to 10 pages completed

Friday, November 4 (end of 10th week of class)
ENGL 490 The Senior Essay: draft of the full essay completed

Friday, December 9 (last day of classes)
Submit a pdf of your completed fall-term Tutorial in Writing, Special Project, Writing Concentration Project, or Senior Essay via email to Jane by noon

WRITING COURSE APPLICATIONS

Friday, November 4, by 12:00 noon
Submit applications for English creative writing courses. All submissions due by NOON, unless otherwise noted. See the course sites on Canvas for complete instructions.

Friday, November 17, by 5:00 pm
Request instructor permission for English writing courses to which you have applied, or your place may be given to a waitlisted student.

Friday, November 17-18, by 5:00 pm
Instructor Permission Requests will be accepted for admitted students; waitlisted student results will remain pending until a seat opens or you drop the class from your registration schedule; students who are not admitted will receive an email from the English Department.

Wednesday, December 2, 5:00 pm
Spring course registration closes

SPRING INDEPENDENT STUDY COURSE COMPLETION:
ENGL 487, 488, 489, 490

Friday, February 17
ENGL 490 The Senior Essay: 5 to 10 pages completed

Friday, April 7
ENGL 490 The Senior Essay: draft of the full essay completed

Friday, April 21 (Friday before last day of classes)
Submit a pdf of your completed spring-term Writing Concentration Project via email to Jane by noon.

Friday, April 28 (last day of classes)
Submit a pdf of your completed spring-term Tutorial in Writing, Special Project, or Senior Essay via email to Jane by noon

WRITING PRIZE SUBMISSIONS

Thursday, April 20, 12.00 noon
Submit to all categories, except H-1 & H-2: Essays by Seniors

Friday, April 28, 12:00 noon
Submit to categories H-1 & H-2: Essays by Seniors. Note that essays written for ENGL 490/491 will automatically be considered and should be submitted unless they have been revised; in this case, please submit your essay via email to Jane.
Prize descriptions and submission instructions are available on the English website.

Questions? Contact Jane Bordiere or Erica Sayers.