Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

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Meals for Mentoring

The Graduate School's Meals for Mentoring program provides a forum for informal discussion between graduate students and their faculty advisors and mentors regarding research, academic goals, and professional development.

Students enrolled in a degree program in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and ladder members of the Graduate School faculty are eligible to obtain two Meals for Mentoring tickets per term.

Each ticket provides a free lunch for one faculty member and up to two graduate students at the HGS or Marigolds dining halls and the KBT Cafe.

Tickets are available at the Graduate School Reception & Information office in HGS 140 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Tickets must be obtained in person at this office by a student or faculty member. A Yale ID card must be presented in order to claim tickets. Please call 203.432.2770 for additional information.

FEAST for Teaching

The Graduate School's FEAST (Free Eating Attracts Students & Teachers) program allows faculty course supervisors and their teaching fellows (TFs and PTAIs) to discuss pedagogical issues over lunch at the HGS or Marigolds dining halls and the KBT Cafe. Each group of faculty and teaching fellows is eligible to meet up to four times per term through this program.

In order to obtain FEAST cards, faculty members should contact Sandra Foley in the Graduate School Reception & Information office. The e-mail request must include the faculty member's name, the number and title of the course, and the number of teaching fellows who will attend the lunch. Please call 203.432.2770 for additional information.