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 2021 will take place virtually on YaleConnect throughout the course of the summer. Please visit the Office of Student Affairs portal in YaleConnect for frequent updates —including additional resources and an all-encompassing calendar of Orientation events. Note: this page is only accessable to incoming and current students and you must log in with your NetID to access.

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.

It’s magical to watch my students direct the full force of their energy and talent into real-world advocacy for their clients. The clinics at Yale are the place where students learn the difference that a committed lawyer can make.”


Fiona Doherty

Class of 1999, Clinical Professor of Law