Information for Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Admissions

Information about the Yale College application process can be found at the Yale College Undergraduate Admissions website.  This site also provides information on learning and living at Yale, and offers advice and guidance to Yale College candidates.

Financial Aid

Information about financial aid can be found at the Yale College Undergraduate Admissions website, under Financial Aid for Prospective Students.  

International Students

For more general information regarding admissions for international students and fellowship opportunities, please visit the Yale and the World admissions page.  In addition, information regarding services for international students can be found at the Office of International Students and Scholars.

Yale College Programs of Study

Official Yale College program and course information can be found on the online Yale College Programs of Study.

Student Information Systems

The Student Information Systems (SIS) website provides students with a gateway to various applications including eBill-ePay, Banner Web, Online Course Selection (OCS), and Online Course Information (OCI).

Office of Career Strategy

The Yale Office of Career Strategy (OCS) is here to support students at every stage of the career process, from your early days as a freshman to your life after graduation. By meeting with their career advisers, attending their events, and staying connected with OCS, you will have the tools to define your career plan and take control of it. Some students may know the exact career path they wish to pursue, while many others will be undecided. Whether you are just starting the think about career options or you have already started down a path, students are invited visit thier Explore Careers section to learn more about the many career paths available. A critical part of the process of exploring careers is to gain experience through Internships and other experimental learning opportunities. Students are encouraged to visit their tips and resources to create a successful strategy as you Search for a Job. Career advisers are available to assist you with your career-related needs. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment to Talk to a Career Adviser which may be held either in person at their office or by telephone. OCS Advisers are also available to talk with students about a variety of Graduate School programs, including Law School and advanced degrees in Health Professions. To help students prepare for their next step beyond Yale, OCS is proud to offer the Life After Yale workshop series and publication and has compiled a non-exhaustive list of potential Gap Year & Short-Term Post-Graduate Opportunities that students can pursue prior to graduate school or as a stepping stone towards a new career path. Peer to peer networking is a vital way students learn more about opportunities, so please take the time to Share Your Experience for the benefit of your fellow classmates.

Writing Tutors

CEAS does not provide specific departmental guidelines for senior essays. You should follow the senior essay guidelines of your advisor. The DUS is also always available for consultation. Students can find assistance and specialized tutorial sessions for their senior essay through their residential colleges and at the Yale College Writing Center.

Yale College Campus Life

The Yale College Campus Life section of the Yale College website provides information about life on Yale’s campus, from the undergraduate regulations and extracurricular opportunities, to life in the residential colleges and health and safety resources.

Student Groups

Yale recognizes that organizations under the leadership of undergraduates can and do enhance a student’s education by providing additional opportunities beyond the curriculum for personal development and growth. Furthermore, the University benefits from the variety of services and activities provided by undergraduate organizations. An official list of registered undergraduate organizations is available on the Student Organizations section of the Yale College website.

Yale Alumni Association-Yale College Classes

Yale College Classes embody the spirit of loyalty and friendship that is the hallmark of undergraduate years. Class officers and councils work to sustain and broaden this spirit, with the assistance of the AYA Professional staff. Yale College Class alumni participate in all manner of class activities, programs and events, including five-year reunions in New Haven, as well as Yale fundraising efforts. If you want to get involved with your class, contact your class officers.