Welcome to Yale Law School!

We are really looking forward to having you join us. We are here to help with your transition as you enter the Yale Law School community. Orientation 2018 will take place on Monday, August 20 through Thursday, August 24, with optional activities on Friday, August 25. You can use the links to help you navigate the various online resources and settle into YLS and New Haven. You can find the Orientation Schedule posted on YaleConnect.

If you have any questions, please call (203-432-7979) or e-mail us (law.studentaffairs@yale.edu).

We look forward to meeting you!

You have an obligation to serve, by virtue of the privilege, opportunity, and talent that you have. You have an obligation to serve, in your way, at some point in time, in your career.”


Gina Raimondo ’98

Governor of Rhode Island, 2015 Commencement Address