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 130, SPAN 140), must pre-register through Preference Selection during the Online Pre-registration period:

  • Open: Friday, August 7, 2020,  12:00pm.
  • Close: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm. 
  • Results by: Monday, August 17, 2020 by 4:00 pm.

NOTE: For students who intend to enroll in Intensive Beginning Spanish (SPAN 125), which meets five days a week for two hours each day, follow this link: http://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=19537 

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

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 (Maripaz Garcia, L1 SPAN 110; Juliana Ramos-Ruano, L2 SPAN 120; Lissette Reymundi, L3 SPAN 130; Rosamaría León, L4 SPAN 140), 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 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): https://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=19525

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):   http://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=19555

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):  http://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=19531

If you placed into L4 on the Yale placement exam, or it you have already taken L3 (SPAN 130) at Yale, click this link to register for L4 (SPAN 140): http://students.yale.edu/ocs-preference/select/select?id=19534

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