YYGS Residential

For more information, please visit our Residential Life webinar to register and view the recording in your browser.

Experience Our Residential Program

YYGS Residential offers a rare opportunity for likeminded students from around the world to meet at Yale’s historic campus. Students spend two weeks living in college dormitories, eating at Yale dining halls, and learning in an environment that encourages student collaboration and diverse, global perspectives.

Sample Schedule

Our tentative 2024 schedule provides a snapshot of a day in the life of a YYGS student, with program curriculum running throughout the day. Please know that this schedule may be subject to change.

Admissions Questions

What are the benefits of attending YYGS Residential? 

Participants will take part in an academic curriculum that exposes them to cutting-edge topics in academia, all while meeting friends from around the world and experiencing life as a university student. Residential students will also have limited free time where they can explore additional opportunities that Yale University and the greater city of New Haven have to offer, including renowned Yale libraries, research facilities, local restaurants, and more.

Do I need to be vaccinated in order to participate?

YYGS is currently exploring what vaccination and/or COVID testing protocols will need to be in place, and we will communicate those plans to participants as quickly as possible. Please continue to check this page and our COVID Updates page for further information.

Do I need a student visa in order to participate?

Most students apply for a B-2 visitor visa. Please visit our Visa and ESTA Information page for additional details.