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Application Requirements

Please refer to Dates & Costs for all of the relevant deadlines. All supporting documentation must be received on or before the application deadline. Below the requirement list, we provde further explanation about some of the requirements.

The following materials are required for visiting college students:

  1. Online application
  2. Your academic transcript from your current college or university. 
  3. Health Insurance
  4. Immunization Records

Note: Applicants must be 16 years of age or older by their program start date.

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Academic Information for Visiting College Students

  • You'll select your program of study or courses at the time of application in the online application.
  • Once admitted to a course, you will receive a grade unless you either drop the course or withdraw by filling out a form online or in person in the Yale Summer Session office.
  • Two courses per session is the maximum enrollment if you opt to take Yale courses for credit.

Residential Information for Visiting College Students

Students taking part in any Yale Summer Session program may choose to live in one of the summer residential colleges. Yale students serve as residential counselors and provide support and assistance. Visit the student life page for more information about living on campus.

Academic Transcripts

An unofficial transcript or academic record is required as part of the application to Yale Summer Session. 

  • Visiting college students should submit a transcript of colleges/universities attended.

The online application enables applicants to upload an unofficial copy of their academic transcript. All academic transcripts must show the name of the institution, dates of enrollment, and the subjects or courses taken, together with the units of credit or time allotted to each subject and the final grade. Applications are evaluated holistically, therefore, we do not have a GPA requirement.

Health Insurance

Visiting students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents will be required to provide evidence of health insurance with hospitalization coverage through a U.S. health insurance provider. You will upload this information into your online application.

Immunization Requirements

Yale University requires all students who enroll at Yale to provide proof of immunizations. You will not be permitted to enroll in classes until all the forms are submitted and the immunization requirements are met. Please see our immunization requirements for information and instructions for admitted students.

International Students

Please visit the application page for international students for further information and additional requirements for international students.

Question: Please contact us if you have further questions about attending Yale Summer Session!