Yale is focused on the health and safety of its community as it continues to create and share knowledge that benefits the world.

Spring 2021 Update: The university announced on October 6 that graduate and professional school students as well as sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited back to campus for the spring semester. Most schools, including Yale College, will begin classes on February 1.
Read the full announcement


Campus Status

ALERT LEVEL: Low to Moderate Risk

Yale makes public vital data about the state of COVID-19 within the Yale community.

See Yale Statistics

Updated September 1, 2020

  • Graduate and professional school students and a portion of undergraduates are back on campus. 
  • Faculty members are teaching most courses remotely, but some classes are being held in person or through hybrid delivery with physical distancing.
  • Yale continues to reactivate research activities and other university operations while observing strict health and safety precautions.

Students sitting outside on grass in a circle physical distancing

Campus Life

The public health crisis continues to demand personal responsibility, a spirit of cooperation, and resilience. See on-campus policies and services for keeping Yale healthy.

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Travel Guidelines

View quarantine requirements, guidelines for university-related  travel, and State of Connecticut advisories.

See travel guidelines

Visitors Policy

To reduce the risk of bringing cases of COVID-19 to campus, short-term visitors  are not allowed in the fall term.

See Visitors Policy

More Resources

Many of the university’s schools and units provide helpful COVID-19 and fall semester information.