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New Student Check-in Process and Required Documents

August 24 – 9am-4pm

  • On Monday, August 24, all new degree-seeking students must check in with the Graduate School on campus at the McDougal Graduate Student Center (entrance 60 Sachem street) to begin your Orientation process, clear any holds, and receive your Yale ID and basic orientation materials.

  • Degree-seeking students are required to check-in on this day; non-degree students (DSR, Exchange, etc.) should see their admissions letter for instruction.

  • Late arrival? If you cannot check-in August 24 from 9am-4pm as required, please email us to discuss the matter in advance.

  • Late GSAS check-in 9am-4pm Aug. 25-28, and Aug. 31-Sept 4, and later, at Registrar's office, 246 Church street, for IDs, hold clearances and I-9 processing. If you miss the main check-in day Aug. 24, you must go to the Registrar’s office to start the process.

  • Bring a photo ID and your REQUIRED I-9 DOCUMENTS.

  • Graduate Dormitory & Apartment Move-in is scheduled by Yale Housing.

  • International Students must check in separately with the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) at the International Center, 421 Temple Street.