Welcome to the Yale School of Music!
IMMEDIATE ATTENTION: Please read the checklist thoroughly. There are time-sensitive deadlines that must be met.
|April 1||Graduate Housing applications being accepted|
|April 15||Respond to Yale's offer of admission|
|May 15||Student Visa paperwork due|
|May 31||Upload Yale ID photo|
|June 21||Vaccinations and health forms due|
|July 1||Final transcripts due|
|Sep 7||Teaching Application due|
|Sep 15||Press Kit and Media Release due|
Room & Board
Books & Music
Graduate Housing applications will be accepted beginning on April 1. Do not delay! University housing fills extremely quickly. Graduate-level dormitories and on-campus apartments are available through Yale University. The Graduate Housing site also provides information about off-campus housing options.
Additional off-campus opportunities are available through University Properties.
If you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you must apply for an I-20 from Yale and a student visa from the U.S. Embassy. The Office of Admissions must receive certain paperwork on or before May 15.
ACTION REQUIRED: To ensure your smooth transition to Yale, please take note of these deadlines and guidelines.
You will receive a series of e-mails with instructions for activating your Yale e-mail address and NetID. Checking your Yale e-mail account is mandatory. If you prefer, you may forward your Yale e-mail to your personal account.
Due May 31: Upload your photo for your Yale photo ID online. (Website available March 8.)
Due July 1: All students must submit final transcripts to the Admissions Office indicating the completion of prerequisite degrees by July 1. Students entering Yale's Master of Music program must submit a final transcript indicating the completion of a bachelor's degree. Students entering Yale's Master of Musical Arts or Artist Diploma programs must submit a final transcript indicating the completion of a master's degree. Students entering Yale's Certificate in Performance program must submit a final transcript indicating the completion of high school.
Due June 21: You will not be permitted to register for classes until all health forms are submitted and immunization requirements are met. ALL new students must complete these requirements.
All students are automatically enrolled in Basic Coverage free of charge, as well as Hospitalization and Prescription coverage for a fee. Please review the coverage and decide if you wish to waive the Hospitalization and/or Prescription coverage.
The online waiver form becomes available in mid-June and is due September 15.
All new students will take exams during the first week of school in September. Please pay careful attention to these Exams and Audition requirements.
Students with large University expenses such as on-campus housing or a Yale meal plan may benefit from the Yale Payment Plan.
After you move to New Haven, access Yale’s Student Information System and update the information on the “Personal Data” tab, specifically your New Haven address and telephone number, billing address, biographical information, and emergency contacts.
Please submit a color photograph (high resolution at 300 dpi please) and biography of no more than 150 words to the Concert Office by September 15. These materials are an important part of professional practice and allow us to promote concerts and events that you may be a part of.
If you are interested in teaching lessons at Yale, apply online by August 28.
Would you like to hear about local gigs: weddings, concert series, lessons, and special events? Sign up to hear about these opportunities – just submit the online registration form. You will be added to the lists you specify and will receive gig postings as they come in.
Please note that in order to register to teach community lessons, you must also apply to teach secondary/undergraduate lessons by August 28 (see the section above).
The School of Music has an extensive program for graduate student teaching artists to work in collaboration with New Haven Public School music teachers. This paid teaching artist program is open to all school of music students based on interview and audition.
The online teaching application will be available in July. An orientation meeting will be held on September 5th, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Hendrie Hall 205.
New student orientation is Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. Check-in begins at 8:00 in the lobby of Sprague Hall, 470 College Street.
Attendance is mandatory. Students who do not attend are subject to a fine.