The Yale Visitor Center is the front door of the university and welcomes its visitors from around the world. We are located at 149 Elm Street and are open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Program Administrator and Handsome Dan Handler
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Official Yale Mascot
Exhibits at the Visitor Center
Two exhibits offer a timeline of the university’s history and showcase the achievements of a number of Yale’s graduates and faculty.
Home of Handsome Dan
Yale’s most celebrated resident calls the Visitor Center home during the day and loves to meet new people. If he isn’t out making an appearance, you can catch Handsome Dan at the Visitor Center.
Become a Student Tour Guide
Interested in applying for the hottest student job on campus? We hire a new class of student tour guides each year and encourage you to apply. Applicants must undergo an initial interview and do an audition tour in order to be considered. Learn more by contacting Nancy Franco at firstname.lastname@example.org.