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.

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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.


January 24, 2016
President Peter Salovey and several Yale faculty members participated in the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland Jan. 20-22. Yale’s activities focused, among...
January 21, 2016
An exhibition opening today at the Yale School of Art (YSA) presents the work of faculty, students, and alumni to create an informal biography of the nation’s oldest...