Welcome to Yale!

We understand that you will have many questions about coming to Yale and New Haven and the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) is here to provide answers. Please don't hesitate to contact our office at oiss@yale.edu.

Have Questions? See a transcript of our last chat session and join us for our next session on July 16!

Every new international member of the Yale community has a unique set of arrival instructions and immigration tasks based on their status at Yale. Find your category below and learn about the immigration steps you can start working on today.


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