Yale School of Art
1156 Chapel Street, POB 208339
New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-8339
(203) 432-2600


To Yale University School of Art Administrative Offices and Green Hall gallery:

Holcombe T. Green, Jr. Hall, 1156 Chapel Street, New Haven 06511

(Mailing Address: P.O.Box 208339, New Haven, CT 06520-8339)

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By Air

Tweed New Haven Airport is the closest airport and is approximately four miles from the Yale campus. It is serviced by USAirways (800.428.4322) and Pan Am (800-359-7262). Local taxi service, Metro Cab (203.777.7777), is available at the airport. Connecticut Limousine Service (800.472.5466) to New Haven services Kennedy International Airport (New York), La Guardia Airport (New York), Newark International Airport (Newark, New Jersey), and Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks, Connecticut, near Hartford).

By Train

There is hourly Metro-North (800.638.7646) service to New Haven from Grand Central Station in New York every day of the week. Amtrak (800.872.7245) service is scheduled daily from Boston, Washington, D.C., or New York (Penn Station). From the New Haven train station take a taxi to 1156 Chapel Street.

By Car

Interstate 95 (from New York or Boston)

Take Downtown New Haven Exit 47 (Route 34). Proceed to Exit 3 (North Frontage Road). At the first traffic light turn right onto York Street. Proceed three blocks to Chapel Street. Turn left onto Chapel Street. The School of Art building is on the left on Chapel, midway between York and Park streets. Metered parking is available on local streets. City parking garages are also available on York Street.

Interstate 91 (from points north or west)

Take Downtown New Haven Exit 1 (Route 34). Continue as above.

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The following list has been assembled for your convenience and is not intended to imply Yale University recommendation or endorsement. $ $100 or less per night, $$ $100—$175, $$$ $175—$250, $$$$ $250 and up.

The Study at Yale $$$$ 1157 Chapel Street 203-503-3900 www.studyhotels.com

Omni New Haven Hotel $$$ 155 Temple Street 203-772-6664 http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/new-haven-yale

New Haven Hotel $$$ 229 George Street 800-644-6835 http://www.newhavenhotel.com/

Courtyard by Marriott at Yale $$ 30 Whalley Avenue 203-777-6221 www.courtyardmarriottyale.com

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The School of Art does not offer individual interviews until the applicant has passed the Preliminary Selection Jury. Instead, the Yale School of Art will offer an Open House for interested applicants on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

In New Haven, visitors will have the chance to learn more about our MFA program and each department from current students, faculty, and alumni. Registration for the 2018 Open House along with a detailed schedule will be posted in October.

If you are unable to travel to New Haven, we will offer a virtual Open House, also on November 15. Faculty and students will be available for a live video chat, as well as video tours of each of our departments. Virtual Open House will be held from 3:30pm to 5:30pm EST.

Please only register for one event.

Please note: Applicants should not bring examples of their work to this meeting.


During the Spring semester, the Yale School of Art hosts its annual graduate open studios featuring work from the departments of Graphic Design, Painting and Printmaking, Photography, and Sculpture. Studios are open to the public and located across four buildings on Yale’s campus in downtown New Haven. http://art.yale.edu/OpenStudios

PLEASE NOTE: The School of Art does not accommodate any walk-in tours.

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Tours of the Yale campus take place every day: Mon–Fri: 10:30am & 2pm Sat–Sunday: 1:30pm Yale College students provide a glimpse into the history and architecture of the University. Tours depart from the Visitor Center (149 Elm Street), cover the central campus area, and last between 1 hour and hour and 15 minutes.

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Please contact the Office of the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Art at art.dus@yale.edu or (203)432-2600 to arrange in advance for an informative student-led tour of the art school at regular business hours during the school year (Monday through Friday 8:00 – 4:00 – September – May). We will not be able to accommodate every request, but will make every effort to do so when you visit campus, with ample notice. Catalog available upon request. More questions? Visit: http://admissions.yale.edu/supplementary#art

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