Messages from the Dean

Announcing the Domestic Summer Award

November 2, 2017

Dear Yale College Students and Family Members,

The Game on Saturday, November 18

November 1, 2017

Dear Yale College Students,

On November 18, Yale hosts “The Game," the legendary football game that brings students and alumni from Yale and Harvard to New Haven. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m.

As you make your plans for the weekend, here’s some information about what’s going on and when; the tailgate policy, which has been revised; and how to stay safe.

Getting ready for Halloween

October 26, 2017

Dean Howard and Dean Lizarríbar write with information about preparing for the Halloween weekend.

Update – Yale Athletics Director Search

October 16, 2017

Dean Chun writes to the community about the search for a new athletics director.

Announcement - Asian American Cultural Center Director

September 26, 2017

Joliana Yee has been appointed the new Director of the Asian American Cultural Center and Assistant Dean in Yale College.

Sophomore bystander intervention training -- register now

September 15, 2017

Dear sophomores,

Every year, sophomores at Yale receive bystander intervention training as part of our broader efforts to create a safe, respectful campus. The 90-minute workshops, facilitated by CCEs, will take place in residential colleges from Wednesday September 20 to Saturday September 23. All sophomores need to attend one workshop. 

Lunches with Dean Marvin Chun

September 15, 2017

Dear students,

Resources, regulations, and guidelines -- where to find them

September 11, 2017

Dear students,

Now that you are back on campus and planning social events, here is where you can find resources you can use all year:

An invitation to talk about DACA

September 5, 2017

Dear students,

With this afternoon’s announcement that the Trump administration has rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), I am thinking, as I know many of you are, about the effect that this decision will have on our community. Even though it will take time to understand the decision’s implications fully, it has thrown immediate uncertainty into the lives of our friends and colleagues – and into many of our own. 

Class Night

September 1, 2017

Dean Lizarríbar enlists sophomores, juniors, and seniors to welcome first-year students at Class Night.

Thoughts on this first day of classes

August 30, 2017

Dean Chun’s message to students on the first day of classes.

Dean Chun's opening address

August 26, 2017

Dean Chun’s address to the Class of 2021