Campus Life

Campus Services

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Find out more about health care, safety, and transportation at Yale.

Yale Health

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The Yale Health Center, located at 55 Lock St., provides gynecological, mental health, and pediatric services, among others. The center is home to a pharmacy and various laboratories, including a Diagnostic Imaging department. All students are automatically enrolled in Yale Health Basic Coverage and can make appointments at Yale Health for free in the Student Health, Gynecology, Student Wellness, and Mental Health & Counseling departments. Full-time students will be asked to waive or enroll in Yale Health Hospitalization/Specialty Coverage. 

Wellness at Yale

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Yale Well provides many resources to keep your mind, body, and spirit in tip-top shape. This web-based guide to wellness at Yale includes information about healthy exercise, eating, sleeping, work, money, and personal relationship habits, mindfulness practices, and links to religious and spiritual support networks.


Payne Whitney Gymnasium

The Payne-Whitney Gym is a great resource for those seeking increased physical wellness and its world-class facilities are free for Yale students. The gym has entire rooms dedicated to specific sports, as well as many types of physical education classes.

Payne Whitney Gymnasium


The Yale Public Safety Department is dedicated to helping students stay safe around New Haven. Resources provided by the department include the Bulldog Mobile (LiveSafe) app, which allows students to use their phone as personal security devices and is downloadable from the Yale Public Safety website. Public safety officers can serve as walking escorts accompanying students, faculty, and staff over a reasonable walking distance from one area on campus to another.

In the case of an emergency, students can use Yale’s Blue Phones, which are located around campus and have bright blue lights on or above them. All phones are equipped with red emergency buttons for direct connection to the University Police for police, fire, or medical emergencies, and many also have a keypad for dialing campus numbers. 


Members of the Yale community have free access to Yale’s transportation services, which include the all-day shuttle system and the nighttime Safe Ride shuttle service.

The Yale Shuttle system runs seven days a week and provides easy and convenient transportation between the University, the East Rock neighborhood, and New Haven train stations. After 6 p.m., nighttime shuttles provide off-route drop-offs in addition to their scheduled stops.

Between 6 p.m. and 1 a.m., students can schedule rides with the Safe Ride door-to-door shuttle service by calling 203 432-6330 or using the TapRide app.

Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education Center

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Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education Center

SHARE, the Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education Center, is located on the lower level of the Yale Health Center and provides professional help to members of the Yale community who wish to discuss any experience of sexual misconduct involving themselves or someone they care about. SHARE has resources available for medical and health issues, as well as 24/7 counseling services.

Campus Security Information

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In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) as well as other applicable federal and state laws, the University publishes an annual campus security and fire safety report. This report contains three years’ worth of campus crime statistics concerning crimes committed within the geographical limits of the University as defined by the Clery Act; security policy statements; fire safety information; and a description of where students, faculty and staff should go to report crimes. The fire safety section of the annual report contains information on current fire safety procedures and if any fires occurred within an on campus student housing facility. You may request a copy from the Office of Administration, P.O. Box 208322, New Haven, CT 06520-8230, or by contacting Yale Public Safety at 203-432-4400.