Yale School of Nursing, Yale University's Graduate Nursing Programs

Yale School of Nursing

Academic Calendar 2011-2012

classroom.Fall 2011

August 22-28, Monday - Sunday - Orientation for New Students

August 22, Monday - Graduate School New Student Orientation (PhD Students Only)

August 26, Friday - Fall Online Course Registration Begins, 9:00am

August 30, Tuesday - Orientation Day for ALL first specialty year students (returning & new)

August 31, Wednesday - Fall term begins, 8:00 am September 2 Friday Deadline for graduating Ph.D. students to defend their dissertation for December graduation

September 5, Monday - No Classes, Labor Day

September 14, Wednesday - Course Registration Deadline, 5:00pm

October 3, Wednesday - Deadline for PhD dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of degree in December. Final day to file petitions for PhD degrees to be awarded in December.

October 17, Monday - Deadline for graduating Masters Students to have their prospectus approved by their Praxis Advisor.

November 18, Friday - Graduate School Fall recess begins, 5:20 pm (PhD Students only)

November 23, Wednesday - YSN Thanksgiving recess begins, 5:00pm

November 28, Monday - YSN and Graduate School recess ends, 8:00am

December 9, Friday - YSN and Graduate School Classes End, 5:00pm

December 12, Monday - YSN Final exam week begins, 8:00am

December 16, Friday - Holiday recess for all students begins, 5:00 pm

Spring 2012

January 6, Friday - Spring online course registration begins, 9:00 am

January 9, Monday - Spring term begins, 8:00 am

January 16, Monday - No classes, Martin Luther King Day

January 24, Tuesday - Course Registration Deadline, 5:00 pm

February 10, Friday - Deadline for graduating PhD students to defend their dissertations for May graduation.

March 2, Friday - Spring recess for students begins, 5:00 pm

March 15, Thursday - Deadline for PhD dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of degree in May. Final day to file petitions for PhD degrees to be awarded in May.

March 19, Monday - Spring recess ends, 8:00 am

March 23, Friday - Deadline for graduating master's students to submit a complete first draft of their Praxis to their Praxis Advisor.

May 1, Tuesday - Graduate School classes end, 5:20 pm (PhD Students Only)

May 4, Friday - YSN classes end, 5:00 pm

May 7, Monday - YSN final exam week begins, 8:00 am

May 8, Tuesday - Graduate School spring term ends (PhD Students Only)

May 11, Friday - YSN Spring term ends, 5:00 pm

May 16, Wednesday - Two hardbound copies of Master's Thesis or 1 softbound copy of Praxis due to Office of Student Affairs, 12:00 pm

May 21,  Monday - University Commencement

Summer 2012

May 14, Monday - Summer term begins, 8:00 am

May 28, Monday - No classes, Memorial Day

July 4, Wednesday - No classes, Independence Day

July 27, Friday - Summer term ends, 5:00 pm


Academic Year 2012-2013

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