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Visitor Center

Prospective undergraduate students click here for Admissions tours and information sessions.


The Mead Visitor Center is the front door of the University and welcomes its visitors from around the world. It is located at 149 Elm Street, across the street from the New Haven Green.

Drop by for information about Yale or to take a guided tour led by Yale College undergraduates. Groups of 10 or more visiting the campus are required to schedule a private tour. Private tours and foreign language tours are available for a fee by appointment.

The Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day and from December 24 through January 1. It reopens on January 2. There will be no tour on Harvard-Yale Game Day, Saturday, November 23.

Mon–Fri: 9am–4:30pm
Sat–Sun: 11am–4pm

Guided Tours
Mon–Fri: 10:30am & 2pm
Sat-Sun: 1:30pm


Learn more about Public art at Yale, Architecture of Yale, Sustainability at Yale and Women at Yale through our self-guided tours.

Visit two exhibits at the Visitor Center on Yale history and leaders.

Buy Yale Merchandise

Learn more about Yale's West Campus and reserve a group West Campus Tour.

Take a self-guided tour on your MP3 player.

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