Located in New Haven, Connecticut, just 1.5 hours from New York City and 3 hours from Boston, Yale Law School welcomes visitors, especially prospective students.

You’ll find the Law School in the Sterling Law Building on the 410-acre Yale campus, with its impressive neo-gothic architecture, extensive athletic and recreational facilities, and 26 libraries. Downtown New Haven is a short walkable block away, and offers restaurants, shops, bookstores, and a lively night life. To learn more about the city, visit Living in New Haven. You can also take a self-guided tour of the Law School. When you arrive on campus, please register in the Admissions Office to get further information on visiting classes. The office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Admissions Office is located at 133 Wall Street, Ruttenberg Hall, on the first floor, room 175.

Please note: the Law School will be closed, November 21-23, in observance of Thanksgiving; and, December 24 - January 1, in observance of the winter holidays. The Law School will remain open (while classes conclude) during Fall Break (October 5-8), Fall Examination Period (December 10-19), and Spring recess (March 8-18).

If you are unable to visit the Law School, consult our recruiting schedule to see if we will be visiting a location near you.

Questions? Please contact Admissions.

There isn’t a student who comes to Yale Law School who isn’t determined to put the law to use for the betterment of the world.”


Anthony Kronman

Class of 1975, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean