Important Dates

August 8, 8:00 AM, Preference Selection opens for new students interested in taking ENGL 114 Writing Seminars or ENGL 115 Literature Seminars

August 14, 1:30-2:30 PM, English Introductory Course Placement Session

August 14, 5:00 PM, Preference Selection closes

August 18, 5:00 PM, Preference Selection results pushed to student worksheets

August 28, 8:00 AM, Registration begins for new students

August 28, 12:30-2:00 PM, Academic Fair

August 29, 8:00 AM, Add/drop period begins

August 30, Classes begin

September 1, Friday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead

September 4, Labor Day, classes do not meet

September 5, 5:00 PM, Add/drop period ends

September 29 (end of Week 4), first piece of writing (5-10 pages) and annotated list of at least two relevant secondary sources due for Senior Essayor, general annotated bibliography

Early October, Students planning to propose a spring independent study course should meet with potential advisors

October 16 (beginning of Week 7), extended piece of writing (10-12 pages) and statement about your essay’s engagement with one or more secondary sources due for Senior Essay

November 3 (tentative), Spring term creative writing course applications due

November 6, by 12:00 PM, Spring term independent study proposals due

November 10 (end of 10th week), Full draft of the Senior Essay due

November 13, 8:00 AM, YCS opens for spring course registration

November 13 and 14, English Major Foundational Course Registration Days

November 15, Foundational courses open to all Yale College students for registration

November 13, 5:00 PM, Notification of independent study proposal approval or revision emailed to students

December 4 (tentative), Junior Advising Week begins for English Majors; meet with your English advisor to discuss your schedule and interests

December 8 (tentative), email completed Junior Advising Statement, signed by your advisor, to Jane Bordiere

December 8 (last day of classes), Completed fall term independent studies due, including Senior Essay and Writing Concentration Projects

December 8, Classes end

December 21, YCS  closes for spring course registration

January 8, Add/drop period opens

January 16, Classes begin

January 23, Add/drop period closes

Early February, Sophomore English majors who have questions about the Balliol College, Oxford University: Junior Year Abroad Program are invited to join the English DUS or ADUS for office hours

February 9, (end of Week 4), first piece of writing (5-10 pages) and annotated list of at least two relevant secondary sources due for Senior Essayor, general annotated bibliography

March 1, (end of Week 7), extended piece of writing (10-12 pages) and statement about your essay’s engagement with one or more secondary sources due for Senior Essay

April 2, 12:00 PM, Fall term creative writing course applications due

April 2, 12:00 PM, Fall term independent study proposals due
 
 
April 5, (end of 10th week), Full draft of the Senior Essay due
 
April 9, 5:00 PM, Notification of independent study proposal approval or revision emailed to students
 
April 15, YCS opens for fall term undergraduate registration
 

April 18, 12:00 PM, English prize submissions due, except H1 & H2 (Essays by Seniors) and ENGL 489 submissions to C3

April 19 (Friday before last day of classes), Completed spring term Senior Essay and Creative Writing Concentration Senior Projects due

April 26, Completed spring term Tutorial in Writing projects and Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors Due

April 26, 12:00 PM, English prize submissions to H1, H2, and ENGL 489 submissions to C3 due

April 26, Classes end

May 3, Final exams begin


Questions? Contact Jane Bordiere or Erica Sayers.