Academic Calendar

The Yale School of the Environment  2021-22 academic year schedule (subject to change)

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    Fall Term 2021

    August TBD Online New Student Orientation
    August 6 (Fri.) International Virtual Orientation (Time TBD)
    August 16 (Mon.) Online Course Registration Opens
    August TBD New Student Orientation
    August 30 (Mon.) Academic Affairs Orientation
    August 9-26 MODS (“Field Modules”) for New Students
    August 31 (Tues.) Online Course Registration Closes
    September 1 (Wed.) Fall Term Classes Begin
    Beginning of Add/Drop
    September 3 (Fri.) Friday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
    September 6 (Mon.) Labor Day; Classes DO NOT meet 
    September 14 (Tues.) Add/Drop Period Ends
    October 19 (Tues.) Fall Recess Begins, 7:30 p.m.
    October 25(Mon.) Classes Resume, 8:20 a.m. 
    October 29 (Fri.) Midterm
    November 19 (Fri.) November Recess Begins, 5:00 p.m.
    November 29 (Mon.) Classes Resume, 8:20 a.m.
    December 10 (Fri.) Last Day of Classes
    December 13-16 (Mon-Thu.) Reading Period
    December 17-22 (Fri.-Wed.) Final Examinations
    December 22 (Wed.) Fall Semester Ends; Winter Recess Begins

    Spring Term 2022

    January 10 (Mon.) Online Course Registration Opens 
    January 17 (Mon.) Online Course Registration Closes
    January 17 (Mon.) Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Classes Do Not Meet
    January 18 (Tues.) Classes Begin
    Beginning of Add/Drop period
    January 24 (Mon.) *SOM Classes Begin (See SOM calendar for all dates)*
    January 28 (Fri.) Add/Drop Period Ends
    March 11 (Fri.) Midterm
    March 11 (Fri.) Spring Recess begins, 7:20 p.m.
    March 28 (Mon.) Classes Resume, 8:30 a.m.
    April 29 (Fri.) Classes End, Reading period begins, 5:30 p.m.
    May 6-11 (Fri.-Wed.) Final Exams Period
    May 23 (Mon.) University Commencement

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