We are sure you have a lot of questions about next steps and how to prepare for your move to New Haven, so we have compiled the following resources to get you started on your journey to Yale. This guide contains information on everything from applying for your visa to packing your bags, so make sure you read through each subject carefully.
COVID-19 Considerations: Arriving at Yale in Spring 2021
If you will be arriving to Yale in Spring 2021, please review this checklist and list of resources before you travel.
Resources For Your Quarantine Period
In accordance with the CDC and State of CT guidelines, everyone arriving from outside of the United States is required to quarantine until a negative COVID test is received. We've compiled a list of resources to help you settle in during this quarantine period.
Getting Started with the Visa Process for Students
Congratulations on your admission to Yale! Learn about the steps you need to take in order to apply for your visa.
Getting Started with the Visa Process for Scholars
Welcome to Yale! Learn about the steps you need to take in order to apply for your visa.
Before You Leave Home
As you prepare to depart, you will have many questions about living in New Haven such as where to live, getting to and around the city, health care, finances and more. Review this section for many answers to your questions in preparation for your move.
U.S. Immigration Inspection
Learn about what documents you should have on-hand when entering the U.S. and about immigration inspection.
OISS Check-In & Orientation Programs
During the OISS check-in and orientation we will go over your immigration status and responsibilities, and provide you resources for a smooth transition to your life in the U.S. and at Yale.