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Campus Tours and Information Sessions

We look forward to welcoming you to Yale.

Registration for a campus visit is optional but helps the office estimate the number of visitors to expect each day. There is no sign-in when you arrive, and if your plans change you will not need to cancel your registration. During your stay, you may join as many admissions events as you like. At certain times in the academic year, visitors may also visit a class or request an on-campus interview. Please refer to Admissions Office Closings for a list of University holidays.

Yale does not track visits to campus or contact with our admissions staff for the purposes of evaluating applications. 

Upcoming Monthly Schedule:

All information sessions, tours, and student forums begin at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, located at 38 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT unless otherwise noted. We encourage visitors to arrive early to secure parking

Information Sessions

Student Forums

Campus Tours

Science Tours

Engineering Tours

July

Virtual: M,W 4:00p T,Th 10:00a

Virtual: M-Th 12:00p

See Virtual Tour

See Virtual Tour

See Virtual Tour

August

Virtual: M,W 4:00p T,Th 10:00a

Virtual: M-Th 12:00p (ends Aug 20)

See Virtual Tour

See Virtual Tour

See Virtual Tour

Virtual Information Sessions

Virtual information sessions are co-hosted by a Yale admissions officer and current Yale student. These 45-60 minute online presentations will cover academic programs, residential life, affordability, and admissions. Participants will not share their video or audio in the session but will have the option to submit questions in advance. Advanced registration is required.

Virtual Student Forums

Virtual Student Forums are informal, non-evaluative Q&A sessions with current Yale students and no admissions officers or parents. Participants will not share their video or audio in the session but may submit questions via typed Q&A. Current Yale students will answer live on screen. Advanced registration is required.

Information Sessions

The 75-minute Information Session is led by an admissions officer or Yale senior and provides an overview of academic programs, undergraduate life, the application process, and affordability. Questions are always welcome.

Campus Tours

The 75-minute Campus Tour is led by current Yale students and features residential colleges, libraries, green spaces, and historical landmarks.  

The Yale Visitor Center also provides free student-led campus tours 7 days a week.

Science Tour

The 60-minute Science Tour is led by current Yale students majoring in one of Yale’s many science programs and features facilities, undergraduate research, special science programs, and pre-medical preparation.

Engineering Tour

The 60-minute engineering tour is led by current engineering student tour guides and features facilities, current research projects, and the cutting-edge Center for Engineering Innovation and Design.

Group Visits (Confirmed Reservations Required)

*Group visit requests are currently suspended. The option to request a group visit will resume when regularly-scheduled information sessions and tours are offered again*

A confirmed reservation is required for groups of 10 or more visitors. Requests must be made at least 14 days before your intended visit using the link below.

Previous Monthly Schedule

Information Sessions

Campus Tours

Science Tours

Engineering Tours

Student Forums

September

M-F 9:00a; Sat. 10:00a

M-F 10:30a; Sat 11:30a

M-F 4:00p (starting Sept. 9); Sat 11:45a

M-F 2:30p (starting Sept. 9); Sat 11:45a

Sat 9:15a

October

M-F 9:00a; Sat. 10:00a

M-F 10:30a; Sat. 11:30a;

M-F 4:00p Sat. 11:45a

M-F 2:30p Sat. 11:45a

Sat 9:15a

November

M-F 9:00a; Sat. 10:00a (ends Nov. 16)

M-F 10:30a; Sat. 11:30a (ends Nov. 16)

M-F 4:00p (N/A Nov. 25-29); Sat 11:45a (ends Nov. 16)

M-F 2:30p (N/A Nov. 25-29); Sat 11:45a (ends Nov. 16)

Sat 9:15a (ends Nov. 16)

December

M-F 9:00a (ends Dec. 20)

M-F 10:30a** (ends Dec. 20)

M-F 4:00p (Dec. 2-6 only)

M-F 2:30p (Dec. 2-6 only)

N/A

January

M-F 9:00a

M-F 10:30a**(departing from Visitor Center only)

M-F 4:00p (starts Jan. 13)

M-F 2:45p (starts Jan. 13)

N/A

February

M-F 9:00a & 1:00p

M-F 10:30a & 2:30p

M-F 4:00p

M-F 2:45p

M-F 12:00p (Starts Feb 24)

March

M-F 9:00a & 1:00p

M-F 10:30a & 2:30p

M-F 4:00p (N/A March 9-20)

M-F 2:45p (N/A March 9-20)

M-F 12:00p (N/A March 9-20)

April

M-F 9:00a & 1:00p

M-F 10:30a & 2:30p

M-F 4:00p (ends Apr. 24)

M-F 2:45p (ends Apr. 24)

M-F 12:00p (ends Apr. 3)

May

M-F 9:00a

M-F 10:30a

N/A

N/A

N/A

*From January 2 - January 10 campus tours will depart from the Yale Visitor Center, 149 Elm St.