Registrar

Enrollment Instructions Spring 2023

Students that do not belong to the Jackson School of Global Affairs should scroll to the very bottom of this page to express interest in GLBL graduate courses

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS)

Spring term classes begin: January 17, 2023
Spring term online course selection period: Nov 11- Dec 2, 2022

  • Permission of Instructor Required Courses
    Submit a permission to add a course request form through Yale Hub.
  • Permission of Instructor not required
    Add course (s) using, self-service registration, found on Yale Hub .

Credit conversion
1 GSAS credit = 1 Jackson School Credit
0.5 GSAS credit  = 0.5 Jackson School Credit

Jackson School of Global Affairs

Fall grades due: January 9, 2023

Spring term classes begin: January 17, 2023
Spring term online course selection period:
Nov 16 –  Dec 21, 2022
Add/Drop:
January 12-23, 2023

  • Permission of Instructor Required Courses
    Submit a permission to add a course request form through Yale Hub.
  • Permission of Instructor not required
    Add course (s) using, self-service registration, found on Yale Hub .
School of Management

Please read the SOM instructions carefully as you are responsible for understanding the rules and regulations as set out by the School of Management (SOM). Elective courses can be found here.

Academic Calendar | Yale School of Management
Spring term begins: January 23, 2023
Drop period ends: January 30, 2023

  • Enrollment request form  opens on January 9, 2023
  • Email the course instructor to request permission to enroll.
  • Change your status from “visitor/shopper” to “request to enroll” once the request to enroll form opens.
  • Once approved by SOM, the Jackson School registrar will add the course to your schedule manually. If cannot be added using Yale Hub.

Disclaimer: You will be billed for SOM course materials distributed in class or via Canvas. The fee is $15 for a 1/2 semester course and $30 for a full semester course.

Credit conversion
4 SOM units = 1 Jackson School Credit
2 SOM units = 0.5 Jackson School Credit

The Law School

Classes begin: January 17, 2023
Add/drop period ends: January 24, 2023 (8:20am)

Academic Calendar | Yale Law School

  • Non-Law students may only take one LAW course per semester unless the course is cross-listed with GLBL.
  • YSL courses can be found here.
  • Email the course instructor and ask for permission to enroll.
  • Complete the Request to Take a Law School Course form opens on January 3, 2023.
  • Once approved, YSL will send your form to Jackson registrar who will enroll you in the course. More information about the process is available on YSL website.
Yale School of the Environment (YSE) and Yale Divinity School (YDiv)

Classes begin: January 17, 2023
Add/drop ends:  January 27, 2023

Academic Calendar
Yale School of the Environment (YSE)
Yale Divinity School (YDiv)

Permission of instructor required courses:
Email instructor for permission to enroll IF permission of instructor is listed on Yale Course Search. If approved, send the written instructor approval to jackson.registrar@yale.edu

Permission of instructor not required courses:
Add course using Yale Hub.

3 credits at YSE and YDiv = 1 credit at Jackson School.

Yale College

To receive graduate credit for an undergraduate course, follow these steps:

  • Follow same steps as you would for GLBL courses.
  • Complete the Jackson course change form and elect “request graduate creditafter registration closes but before midterm.
  • If the course offers discussion sections, please check with the Jackson registrar regarding adding discussion sections to your schedule.
  • Limit the number of undergraduate courses (numbered 499 and below) to one per term.

IMPORTANT: Language courses do not require a petition for graduate credit.

Directed Reading

If you have interests that cannot be addressed through regular graduate-level courses, you may arrange a directed reading or independent project with a faculty member or Senior Fellow for graduate credit. Usually limited to one per semester, these courses may involve reading the literature on a topic, attending a lecture or seminar series, and writing a substantial research paper. It is your responsibility to make all of the arrangements  no later than the end of add/drop period. 

Directed Reading Agreement | Form link

Important note: The form will be routed to your advisor as well as Assistant Dean for Graduate Education for approval. The request is sent from forms@yale.edu and may automatically go to spam.

Enrollment Request for Professional School Students (non-Jackson)

Form closes on December 21, 2022
Link to request enrollment: Submit the form

  • Once submitted, the form will be routed to the instructor for approval and then to Jackson’s registrar.
  • If approved, a final list of names will be sent to the registrar of the professional school you belong to on December 21.
  • If you are accepted to enroll, you will be added to canvas as a “guest student” thus you won’t lose your access when visitors are purged.
  • Your enrollment will be processed by your school registrar in January.Important: Make sure you follow any additional steps that are required by the professional school you belong to.