Information for Graduate Students

Graduate Admissions

Information about the Yale University application process can be found at the Yale University Office of Graduate Admissions.  This site also provides information for prospective and new students to Yale University.

Financial Aid

Information about financial aid, student loans, and tuition and living costs, can be found at the Yale University Office of Financial Aid.

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.

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Academic Bulletin

Official Yale University academic programs and policies information is available on the online Graduate School Academic Bulletin.

Student Information Systems

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

McDougal Graduate Student Center

The McDougal Graduate Student Center is where you can find support resources, attend events, build community, and connect with your fellow graduate students. Located on the upper floor of Founders Hall, at 135 Prospect St., near Ingalls Rink and Science Hill, the McDougal Graduate Student Center is accessible on the blue, red, and orange lines of the Yale Shuttle. In addition to Founders Hall, the McDougal Center includes space in nearby Watson Hall and several outdoor areas.

Graduate Writing Lab

The Graduate Writing Lab supports Yale graduate and professional school students, as well as postdoctoral scholars and scientists, to succeed as researchers, writers, and communicators. We address skills and questions that are not usually addressed through coursework and traditional academic training.

Graduate Student Organizations

Graduate Students looking for Yale organizations and involvement opportunities can search Yale Connect (formerly OrgSync) for groups or interests by name and/or keyword. Join and connect with others.

Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning

Yale University established the Center for Teaching and Learning in 2014 to support students and faculty across the campus. In alignment with President Peter Salovey’s goal of creating a “more unified Yale,” the center consolidated the various teaching, tutoring, writing and technology-enabled learning programs distributed across the University.  The Poorvu Center supports effective course design and promotes evidence-based teaching methods for university instructors, including faculty and teaching fellows. The Poorvu Center supports student learning and provides opportunities for students and postdoctoral scholars throughout the University to develop as teachers, mentors and leaders. 

Career Development

Jackson Institute Career Services provides resources and programs for students across Yale, including advising and application review, mock interviewing opportunities, and networking and career building workshops.

Office of  Career Strategy

The Yale Office of Career Strategy (OCS) supports Yale graduate students in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and postdoctoral scholars exploring non-academic careers. Our office has a staff of 18 who work together to help Yale College and GSAS students, Yale postdoctoral scholars, and alumni achieve their career goals.   We can assist with every stage of the process so that you have the tools to define your career plan and take control of it.