Welcome to Yale Law School!

We really look forward to having you join us. OSA is here to help with your transition to the Yale Law School community.

Orientation 2020 will take place virtually throughout the course of the summer. Please visit the YLS JD Class of 2023 on YaleConnect for frequent updates —including additional resources and an all-encompassing calendar of Orientation events.

If you have any questions, please call +1-203-432-7979 or e-mail us.

We can't wait to meet and work with you during your time at YLS!

Getting Started


Academic Calendar & Resources

Important dates and deadlines for the next school year and other important academic information.

Important Resources

Additional resources list for students, such as information on moving, IT, health & safety, and housing.

Student Life

Learn about the many ways in which Yale Law students can engage with each other and the community.

We want you to think of Yale not just as the place you received your legal education, but as one of the places where you found your moral compass.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean