Preparing to Leave YLS

Key Information

Please click here for the most current information on the July bar exam administration.

Questions about when and where to take a bar exam can be referred to Dean Maldonado. You may also schedule a meeting with Dean Maldonado.

Questions about the character & fitness process can be referred to the Office of Student Affairs

Questions about and requests regarding the various forms completed by the law school can be referred to the Registrar’s Office

Questions about financing the costs related to the exam or bar study can be referred to the Office of Financial Aid

Information for the Class of 2024

Your email account will remain open and active until June 2025. 

All graduating students are eligible to register for a lifelong email account. These accounts are managed by the Association of Yale Alumni and provided by gmail.  You will receive a communication from Yale later this summer with information on creating your AYA account.

Access to VPN will end on October 1, 2024.

Your NetID will continue to provide access to Yale Law School and University systems available to alumni, including the COAP online application, websis, and password protected areas of the law school website.

Box Account
If you plan to keep your account after graduation, Yale Box accounts must be converted to personal accounts before June 30 after graduation. Read instructions for converting your Yale Box account to a personal account.

Further Information
For more information on how to setup an auto-reply or forwarding on your Yale email account please review our graduating students FAQ.

Contact Information
Need assistance have questions? Please feel free to contact Loriann Seluga or email the YLS helpdesk.

For students graduating during the Spring semester, coverage ends on July 31. Students graduating at a different time should contact the Yale Health Member Services Department [, +1-203-432-0246] to determine coverage end dates.

The Yale Health Member Services Department is available to assist with questions about how to transition your health insurance to another provider. They can be reached at or +1-203-432-0246. Please contact Yale Health or the coverage providers directly to explore your options.

For more information about Yale Health coverage please see the Yale Health web site.

Bikes: need to be moved from the main courtyard by noon on May 15 to the upper courtyard located by entries J, K and L

Lockers: Graduating students must empty their lockers by noon on May 31; all remaining locks will be cut and the contents discarded.  

Keys: (student organizations and faculty offices) must be returned by May 24 in one of the envelopes located in a pouch underneath mailbox 13 in the mailroom and insert in the slot or can be returned to the Building Services office room 130 Monday- Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Any key not returned will result in a $25 fee added to your bursar account.


  • Students should return Law Library books and materials as soon as possible. 
  • Note: Students can return Law Library or Yale University Library material at any time to one of the University Library drop boxes located outside the entrances to the Sterling Memorial and Bass Libraries.
  • If you will not be returning to campus but need to return law library materials, please reach out to

Please be sure all keys and temporary ID cards are returned by the last day of your license agreement to avoid additional fees. Keys can be returned to either the Graduate Housing Office, or the key drop box located within the basement of Baker Hall next to laundry room. Keys/Temp ID’s must be placed in an envelope labeled with your full name, net ID, and room number. 

Rooms must be left in good order.  All trash and personal items must be removed, and unit should be left in broom swept condition. Yale Law School will conduct you’re a final move out inspection to check for any damages, excessive wear and tear, missing furniture, and cleanliness once you have fully vacated.  

For a full list of housing policies and fees please refer to your license agreement and the Yale Housing Handbook. If you have additional questions regarding your move out process, please reach out to your Community Fellow for assistance. Be sure to monitor your email for any important updates and further vacating instructions. 

3L Employment Survey:

As an ABA accredited law school, YLS is required to report numerous details about the postgraduate plans of every graduate. As a requirement for graduation, it is MANDATORY that every graduate complete a 3L Employment Survey in CDO's Career Management System (CMS). Please access the 3L Employment Survey from the CMS homepage by clicking on the tile for Employment Survey. If you have not finalized your post-graduate plans, please indicate that in the survey. Be sure to select Save Changes at the bottom of the form to confirm you have reviewed and approved your information. Return to the survey as needed to provide updated information. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact CDO's Director of Recruitment and Administration, Tina Severson at