Discover a campus like no other

Open daily Monday to Saturday, the Yale Visitor Center welcomes visitors from around the world to explore our beautiful campus.

Welcome to the Visitor Center

Take a Tour

  • Visitor Tours

    Tours depart from the Visitor Center, cover the central campus area, and last approximately one hour. Registration is required.

    Tour guide with group
  • Admissions Tours

    Undergraduate Admissions offers campus tours tailored to prospective undergraduates.

    Courtyard of one of the residential colleges in fall with Harkness in background.
  • Private Tours

    Groups of 10 or more visiting campus are required to schedule a private tour which may be arranged according to the group’s schedule.

    View of people on a guided tour near Cross Campus with foliage and bikes in the foreground.
  • Virtual Tours

    Can’t make it to campus for an in-person tour? Check out a virtual tour of Yale’s main campus in New Haven.

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Explore New Haven

Yale’s hometown has it all: eclectic eateries and boutiques, a vibrant arts scene, and award-winning entertainment. Discover why they say New Haven is “large enough to be interesting, yet small enough to be friendly.”

Start exploring the Elm City
A customer being helped at one of New Haven's famous food trucks at Long Wharf.

Stock Up On Swag

Head over to Campus Customs at 57 Broadway to find a huge assortment of Yale items. The Yale Insignia Merchandise also features a nice selection of apparel and other Yale-branded merchandise.

Visit the Campus Customs website
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