Whether you’re visiting New Haven as a tourist or as a prospective student, touring Yale’s incredible campus in the heart of the city is one of the best (and free) activities to do here. Catch a glimpse into what life is like as a student at this world-class institution and soak in the bustling atmosphere of thriving campus life. Yale’s official tours are the perfect opportunity to find out what student life is like, what campus clubs are available and what special features each college has to offer.
Here are 4 key pieces of advice for taking a tour at Yale University:
- Get there early to ensure you have a spot on the tour!
- Dress appropriately for outdoor touring.
- Go to the restrooms in the Visitor Center or the Office of Undergraduate Admissions before your tour begins. The 60-75 minute tours don’t have pit stops!
- Speak to your student guides. They are super friendly and are happy to answer your questions about their experiences.