Download>Add/Drop Form (pdf)
Please use the “Add/Drop” form to add or to drop one or more courses after your original schedule worksheet has been finalized. This form must be signed by your adviser and must be submitted before the published deadlines for schedule changes.
Download>Change of Adviser Form (pdf)
To change your adviser assignment, download the”Change of Adviser Form”, have your new adviser sign it, and return it to the Registrar’s office.
Students taking a course graded on the regular grading system (H,H-,HP+,HP,HP-,LP,F) may request the professor’s approval to be graded Credit/No Credit (CR/NC). Students taking a course graded on the credit/no credit system (CR/NC) may request the professor’s approval to be graded on the regular grading system (H,H-,HP+,HP,HP-,LP,F). The “Permission to Change Grade Mode” slip must be signed by the professor and returned to the Registrar’s office during the first two weeks of the semester.
Divinity students taking courses in other parts of the University are required to obtain the Instructor’s permission to enroll in the class. A signed copy of either the “Downtown Permission Slip - Graduate or Professional School course” or “Downtown Permission Slip - Undergraduate course” must be returned to the Registrar’s office by the published deadline in order for registration in the course to be approved. Generally, courses with numbers under 500 are Undergraduate courses and 500 or above are graduate level courses. Note: Undergraduate courses require additional work for graduate level credit; Permission to enroll in an undergraduate course also requires approval from the YDS Academic Dean. The permission slip for undergraduate level courses also requires the instructor to sign off on a description of the additional work which will be expected of the student in order to receive graduate level credit.
Download>Reading Course Request (pdf)
Students desiring to take a Reading Course with a full-time Yale faculty member must complete and submit the “Reading Course Request,” signed by the faculty member, to the Academic Dean’s office for approval.
The federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act requires that students provide a written authorization before a faculty member may include in a recommendation certain types of academic information (for example, courses taken and grades received).
Download>Request for a Dean’s Extension (pdf)
To petition the Professional Studies Committee for an extension beyond the deadline allowed for faculty to grant an extension, please download the “Request for a Dean’s Extension” form, fill out the information requested and have the instructor of the course sign off on the form before returning it to the Registrar’s Office.
A federal law, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), allows Yale to disclose certain basic information about you, known as “Directory Information,” without obtaining your permission. Directory Information includes the following: name; dates of attendance; school or residential college affiliation; local and other addresses; local land line telephone number; e-mail address; date and place of birth; major field of study; enrollment status; participation in University-sponsored extracurricular activities and sports; height and weight (athletes only); degrees, honors, and awards; previous educational institution(s); name and address of parents or guardian; pictures or video of you; and University Person Identifier (UPI). READ THIS FORM CAREFULLY BEFORE COMPLETING IT. For more information on Yale Directory Information policy, read the statement on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (pdf).