Cultural Transition & Adjustment
Transitioning into a new culture can be challenging. Getting used to a new and unfamiliar place can be difficult, even for the experienced traveler. We've put together some resources to help you handle this transition and enjoy your time in New Haven.
Diversity & Inclusion at Yale
Our differences and our commonalities help make Yale a great university—a place where each of us belongs and where we are free to explore the breadth of our intellectual curiosity.
There is always an adjustment when changing universities or degree levels, but sometimes international students have an added pressure of adjusting to a new culture and 'rules' of the classroom and work environment.
“It is difficult to define what an American is because there are so many different kinds of Americans.” - Yale student from South Korea. Learn a little bit about American culture before you arrive!