Yale School of Management

The Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

EMBA

Class of 2021| Class of 2022

MBA

Fall 2020 | Spring 2021
 

Fall 2020

August 31 (Mon.) Fall-term YSOM classes begin, Yale College and Graduate School classes begin
September 7 (Mon.) Labor Day; Classes meet, Administrative Offices closed; Drop period ends 5 p.m. (session-1 and full session YSOM electives)
September 11 (Fri.) MGT 403 Probability Modeling & Statistics and MGT 405 Modeling Managerial Decisions meet (required 1st year MBA core courses)
September 24 (Thur.) MGT 403 Probability Modeling & Statistics exam 7:30-10:00 p.m.
October 9 (Fri.) MGT 403 Probability Modeling & Statistics meets (required 1st year MBA core course)
October 13 (Tues.) Classes end
October 14-16 (Wed.-Fri.) Elective exam period
October 14-19 (Wed.-Mon.) Core exam period
October 20-23 (Tue.-Fri.) MGT 401 Managing Groups & Teams meets (required 1st year MBA core course)
October 19-23 (Mon.-Fri.) Global Network Week; YSOM electives do not meet
October 26 (Mon.) Classes resume; Session-2 classes begin (core and elective)
November 2 (Mon.) Drop period ends 5pm (session-2 electives)
November 6 (Fri.) Session-1 grades due, 5pm (with some exceptions)
November 23-27 (Mon.-Fri.) November recess
November 30 (Mon.) Classes resume
December 15 (Tue.) Classes end
December 16 (Wed.) Session-2, classes that meet on Wednesdays only, end
December 17 (Thu.) Session-2 classes that meet on Thursdays only end
December 16-18 (Wed.-Fri.) Elective final exam period
December 17-22 (Thu.-Tue.) Core final exam period
December 23 (Wed.) Winter recess begins

Spring 2021

January 4 (Mon.) Fall term grades due, 5 p.m. (with some exceptions)
January 18 (Mon.) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; classes do not meet; administrative offices closed
January 19-22 (Tues.-Fri.) MGT 418 Global Virtual Teams and MGT 408 Intro to Negotiation meet (required 1st year MBA core courses; both courses will be on-line this week)
January 25 (Mon.) SOM Spring-term classes begin
February 1 (Mon.) Yale College & Graduate School courses begin;  Drop period ends for SOM session-1 and full semester electives, 5 p.m.
February 12 (Fri.) Drop period ends for nonSOM electives, 5 p.m.
February 22 (Mon.) Yale College and Graduate School courses do not meet; SOM classes meet
March 9 (Tue.) Classes end (elective and core); Yale College and Graduate School courses do not meet
March 9 (Tue.) Yale College and Graduate School courses do not meet
March 10 (Wed.) Classes that meet on Wednesdays only end
March 11 (Thu.) Classes that meet on Thursdays only end
March 10-12 (Wed.-Fri.) Session-1 final exam period (electives & core)
March 15-19 (Mon.-Fri.) Global Network Week; SOM classes do not meet, University classes meet
March 22 (Mon.) SOM classes resume; session-2 classes begin (core and elective)
March 24 (Wed.) Yale College and Graduate School courses do not meet; SOM classes meet
March 26 (Fri.) Session-1 grades due, 5 p.m. (with some exceptions)
April 2 (Fri.) Good Friday; administrative offices closed, Yale College and Graduate School courses meet
April 5 (Mon.) Drop period ends (session-2), 5 p.m.
April 8 (Thur.) Yale College and Graduate School courses do not meet; SOM classes meet
April 23 (Fri.) Yale College and Graduate School courses do not meet; SOM classes meet
May 4 (Tue.) Classes end (core and elective)
May 5 (Wed.) Session-2 classes that meet on Wednesdays only end
May 6 (Thu.) Session-2 classes that meet on Thursdays only end
May 7 (Fri.) Yale College and Graduate School courses end
May 5-11 (Wed.-Tue.) Final exam period (core and elective)
May 19 (Wed.) YSOM graduating student spring-term grades due, 5 p.m.; Yale College and Graduate School exam period ends 
May 24 (Mon.) Commencement
June 2 (Wed.) YSOM continuing student spring-term grades due, 5 p.m. (with some exceptions)