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Going Off Campus

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Note: In 2021, visiting students may take online courses, but they may not live on campus. Currently enrolled Yale College students may live on campus.

New Haven and Beyond

Yale is situated in the heart of New Haven, Connecticut. Trips to surrounding cities and towns are easy with some advance planning.

Local Transportation Options

  • Yale Shuttle: The Yale Shuttle can take you all over campus and to parts of the city for free! Remember to bring your Yale ID to use it.
  • Public Buses: Connecticut-based CT Transit can take you to other towns and cities in the state.
  • Trains: New Haven's Union Station has daily service to New York City's Grand Central Station via the Metro North Railroad. There is also Amtrak service to Boston and Providence, RI (home of Brown University) to the north and to New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. to the south.

Living Off Campus

The Off Campus Housing Office maintains listings of rooms and apartments in New Haven and the immediate vicinity. Admitted Yale Summer Session students seeking off-campus summer housing may contact the Housing Office in person or browse the listings online. You will need to set up an account to browse the listings online.