Yale University Visitor Center

The Mead Visitor Center is the front door of the University and welcomes its visitors from around the world. It is located at 149 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06511, across the street from the New Haven Green.

Drop by for information about Yale or to take a guided tour led by Yale College undergraduates. Groups of 10 or more visiting the campus are required to schedule a private tour. Private tours and foreign language tours are available for a fee by appointment.

Be sure to visit our new Facebook Page and Instagram Account!



The Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day and from December 24 through January 3. It reopens on Monday, January 4. There will be no tour on Harvard-Yale Game Day, Saturday, November 21, 2015.


A Hubble image of galaxy M87
November 16, 2015
Astronomers at Yale and Harvard have found a galaxy with a heartbeat — and they’ve taken its pulse. It is the first time scientists have measured the effect that pulsating,...
October 30, 2015
On Oct. 28, President Salovey and Linda K. Lorimer presented 35 Yale staff members representing nine key initiatives with the Linda K. Lorimer Award for staff excellence...