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Religious life at Yale is rich and varied with students coming from well over 30 diverse religious and spiritual traditions. You will find multiple services a day, centers for specific faiths, affiliated social and service clubs, publications, dozens of organizations within faiths, faith-conscious kitchens, as well as films, dances, politics, parties, art shows, and concerts sponsored by various faith groups.
Catholic Law Students Association - CLSA
CLSA is a group of Catholic law students offering a Catholic perspective to legal issues and a welcoming and supporting environment for all.
Jewish Law Students Association - JLSA
JLSA is an affinity group that organizes and hosts academic, cultural, religious, and social events including Shabbat and holiday meals, faculty dinners, and lectures.
The J. Reuben Clark Society serves members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) and all others interested in the strength brought to the law by a lawyer’s personal religious conviction.
Muslim Law Students Association - MLSA
MLSA serves as a vehicle for gathering Muslims and others interested in learning about Islamic legal issues, and issues of concern to Muslims and other minorities.
Yale Law Christian Fellowship - YLCF
YLCF is an open community of Christians aiming to serve and love God and each other, and to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ to the community around us.
Religious Diversity Resources
The following reports and publications were organized by students and intended for the internal Yale Law School community. As a result, some of the reports require a NetID to access. If you do not have a NetID but would like more information, please contact the Office of Student Affairs.
Survey on Religious Affiliation at YLS: Survey highlighting the religious affiliations of students at Yale Law School.