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Application Information

Yale students must fill out the online application to apply to Yale Summer Session.  

Date: Application deadlines for Yale College students

Session A Deadline: May 22, 2019

Session B Deadline: June 26, 2019

Course Information for Yale College Students

Students select their courses in their online application.  Because of the condensed nature of the summer courses, there is no shopping period during Summer Session. In addition, the window for changing courses is very short.  Once admitted to a course, students will receive grades unless they drop the course or withdraw by filling out a form online, or in person in the Yale Summer Session office.  If you need advice on course selection, please contact the Dean of Yale Summer Session.

Search courses by department and distributional requirements.

Tip: Yale College students may take a maximum of two online courses during each summer and can only apply a total of four online courses toward their Yale College degree.

Residential Information for Yale College Students

Yale students enrolled in Yale Summer Session may choose to live in one of the Summer residential colleges. Yale students serve as residential counselors and provide support and assistance.

Note: Students admitted to Yale College as incoming first-year students for the fall of 2019 are not considered pre-college students for housing purposes and will be housed with other college students.

Yale Summer Ses​sion Financial Assistance

Yale Summer Session offers financial assistance to Yale College students on financial aid. Students can receive financial assistance for half tuition on up to two course credits. Students who have attended Summer Session previously will have the application fee waived.

Students on financial aid during the academic year may also be eligible for Summer Pell Grants and for low interest loans to cover the remaining cost of YSS courses.  You’ll find more information at Yale Financial Aid.

If you are applying to a Yale Summer Session Program Abroad, review financial assistance eligibility on the Yale Study Abroad website under Need-based Funding.

Summer Employment Opportunities

Yale College students may also apply to be a residential counselor during the summer. Residential counselors are given free room and board for the orientation period and the ten weeks of the program, plus a tuition reduction for the equivalent of one summer course credit. Join the summer staff (application deadline February 8, 2019).

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