Current Students FAQ
For information and instructions for connecting to Yale WiFi, click here.
Law Students can download Microsoft Office for free at http://yale.onthehub.com
Your new Yale password can be activated with a PIN at www.yale.edu/netid.
Yale provides 50GB of collaborative online storage at Box. Your Yale Box account can be accessed at http://yale.box.net/. Use your Yale NetID and password to access your account.
Yale Law School uses the University-wide printing system called BluePrint which is powered by Papercut.
Printing information for law students is available at https://www.law.yale.edu/printing. This includes configuration instructions for printing from your personal computer, common issues, and a list of Law School printers.
Yale VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a way to securely access a remote network. Yale VPN allows eligible individuals to access Yale resources from a non-Yale internet source as if they were directly connected to the campus network.
The Yale VPN is connected via Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. This can be downloaded at access.yale.edu.
Yale Law School email can be accessed at outlook.com/yale.edu
Note--Most modern web browsers support access to https://connect.yale.edu which does not require the installation of an email program and can be accessed securely from public computers.
Outlook 2016 and Outlook 365 (PC)
Instructions can be found here. If you don't have a Startup Dialog box as the instructions suggest, go to File (or Office button) then Account settings to find the Account Configuration window instructed by the second step.
Outlook 2016 (Mac)
Instructions can be found here.
Contact YLS IT.
If you need assistance, please contact the YLS IT Services help desk at (203)432-0821 during business hours.
Lynda.com is an online software training service that is free for all Yale users. Lynda can be accessed at http://www.lynda.com/portal/yale. Your Yale NetID and password should give you access.
Class recording requests are NOT taken via email. AV Requests are placed on the AV requests calendar on the YLS Events Calendar located on the Inside Page.
Please consider the following:
- Requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the event.
- Permission from the Professor is required.
- Only events between 8:30am and 7pm on weekdays can be recorded. AV equipment can be borrowed for weekend events.
- Recordings of classes can only be requested for absences because of either religious observance or a school-related trip.
- Personal audio or video recordings of classes are not allowed without prior written permission of the instructor.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements for borrowing AV equipment.
For information about Yale Security’s STOP Program click here.