Mandatory Pre-registration

Mandatory Pre-registration for Places in Spanish Language Courses, Levels L1-L4 for undergraduates.

All undergraduate students who wish to take a Spanish Language course in Levels L1 through L4 (SPAN 110, SPAN 120, SPAN 125, SPAN 130, SPAN 140), must pre-register through Preference Selection during the Online Pre-registration period:

  • Preference Selection opens Monday, August 16 at 9:00am for new students
  • Preference Selection closes Friday, August 20, at 5:00pm for new students
  • Decisions will be available by Wednesday, August 25, at 5:00pm

For Spanish for Heritage Speakers (SPAN 132): register directly at OCS for the one section offered. All others follow the links below. Contact Sybil Alexandrov with questions.

For GRADUATE STUDENTS: Graduate and professional students cannot pre-register online. Please send an e-mail to the coordinator of the level you need to enter (L1, SPAN 110:  María Vázquez ; L2, SPAN 120:  Pilar Asensio  ; L3, SPAN 130: Carolina Baffi L4, SPAN 140:  Rosamaría León ; so that she adds you manually before classes start. If classes have started, just attend the class of your choice and sign in the waiting list.

For students who have just taken the Department’s placement exam:

You must follow the link below for your placement exam result level. For example, if you have placed into L2, you will follow the L2 preference selection link to register for SPAN 120.

For students who have already taken a Spanish language course at Yale:

You will follow the link below for the next appropriate course in the sequence. For example, if you have already taken SPAN 110, you will follow the L2 preference selection link to register for SPAN 120.

If you are having trouble accessing the links below, please follow the links here for Spanish.

If you placed into L1 on the Yale placement exam, or if you have never studied Spanish, formally or informally, click this link to register for L1 (SPAN 110):  http://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=22321

If you placed into L2 on the Yale placement exam, or if you have already taken L1 (SPAN 110) at Yale: click this link to register for L2 (SPAN 120): https://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=22315 

If you placed into L3 on the Yale placement exam, or if you have already taken L2 (SPAN 120 or SPAN 125) at Yale, click this link to register for L3 (SPAN 130): https://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=22312

If you placed into L4 on the Yale placement exam, or if you have already taken L3 (SPAN 130) at Yale, click this link to register for L4 (SPAN 140): https://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=22309

Refer to the Registration website for additional information.