Services to Help Students Thrive


Yale Law School and Yale University provide a range of services to help our students thrive during their years in school. After all, even in law school, life continues outside the classroom. Explore the range of services available. Visit the Office of Student Affairs for more information.

The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) is currently operating remotely, but we are available by phone +1-203-432-7979 and email osa@yale.edu Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Upcoming Remote Access Events.

Upcoming Events


March 1 Monday

Weekly Functional Fitness Workout with Professor Ian Ayres

6:00PM to 7:00PM

Online

All levels of experience are welcome, but for some classes you will need an item to lift with one hand. This item can be a dumbbell or kettlebell or it might be a jug of milk or Clorox (something that can be gripped with one hand). It would also be a good to have a yoga mat, bath towel or carpeted area for floor padding. Zoom information can be found on YaleConnect.

March 2 Tuesday

Weekly Meditation with Professor Yair Listokin

12:05PM to 12:10PM

Online

Join Professor Listokin every Tuesday at 12:05 for a brief meditation via Zoom. Zoom information can be found on YaleConnect.

March 2 Tuesday

Weekly Meditation with Professor Yair Listokin

12:05PM to 12:10PM

Video

Join Professor Listokin every Tuesday at noon for a brief meditation via Zoom. Zoom Meeting ID: 964 8499 8374

March 2 Tuesday

Virtual Handwriting Analysis

2:00PM to 3:00PM

Online

If you’re interested in learning more about what someones handwriting means, join us for this virtual session. This event provides a rare opportunity to talk and ask a real life graphologist questions.

You’ll need a small sample of your own writing, written on plain, unlined paper and signed and dated, that you’ll keep by your side during the session. Please write as if you’re composing a l...

March 2 Tuesday

Restorative Justice Community Circle

7:30PM to 8:30PM

TBD

Diversity Director Yaseen Eldik and Wellness Counselor Catherine Banson will lead a series of restorative justice community circles on Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30pm (March 2, 16, 30, April 13, 27). As co-circle-keepers, they will hold the form to let us see what arises when community members are given the chance to reflect and listen to each other.

March 3 Wednesday

Meditation in Action -- Creating Mandalas

5:30PM to 7:00PM

TBD

Explore your artistic side by creating your own mandalas. Learn to briefly meditate with colors, breathe with mantras, and reconnect your senses. In this workshop we start with a guided meditation, mantras and some movements to activate the cerebral hemispheres. Then we will have a few minutes with a theoretical class, where you will learn how to use the mandalas as tools for healing. At the e...

March 4 Thursday

Weekly Meditation with Catherine Banson

9:30AM to 9:45AM

Online

Join Wellness Counselor, Catherine Banson, for a brief fifteen minute meditation via Zoom. Zoom Meeting ID: 968 3909 0791

March 8 Monday

Weekly Functional Fitness Workout with Professor Ian Ayres

6:00PM to 7:00PM

Online

All levels of experience are welcome, but for some classes you will need an item to lift with one hand. This item can be a dumbbell or kettlebell or it might be a jug of milk or Clorox (something that can be gripped with one hand). It would also be a good to have a yoga mat, bath towel or carpeted area for floor padding. Zoom information can be found on YaleConnect.

March 9 Tuesday

Weekly Meditation with Professor Yair Listokin

12:05PM to 12:10PM

Online

Join Professor Listokin every Tuesday at 12:05 for a brief meditation via Zoom. Zoom information can be found on YaleConnect.

March 9 Tuesday

Weekly Meditation with Professor Yair Listokin

12:05PM to 12:10PM

Online

Join Professor Listokin every Tuesday at noon for a brief meditation via Zoom. Zoom Meeting ID: 964 8499 8374

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The Office of Student Affairs is here to assist you with all matters related to student life at YLS. Below are some of the main services and resources we can provide.

One of the things that makes this job magic is the students. They’re unbelievably smart, the best lawyers you can imagine. But they care so deeply. And what always amazes me is they’re unfailingly modest about what they do.”


Heather Gerken

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law