First-Year Orientation

Move In Update:

8/27/2021: Fully vaccinated friends and family are welcome to help students move in. All other orientation events are limited to students only. We hope to be able to welcome families and friends to campus for events soon.

Public Safety Information

Lost and Found

If you lose an item during the opening days, please call the Yale Security Department at 203-785-5555. A dispatcher will assist you in finding the proper lost and found location. 

Sign up for Yale ALERT

Yale ALERT is the emergency mass notification system used by Yale to reach students, faculty, staff and members of the New Haven community, with time-sensitive information during unforeseen events or emergencies using voice, email, and/or text messaging. The phone number used to reach students will be the emergency contact telephone number entered during the class registration process via the Student Information System (SIS). Students may update this information by logging onto the SIS  and click on “Personal Data”. Under the “Emergency Contacts”, click on “New Contact”.  Additional information about Yale ALERT is available on the Yale Office of Emergency Management website.