Welcome Yalies!

There are a lot of exciting things to share with you, but for now, let’s review some important reminders:

Safety First: You’re in Charge
Food allergies continue to be a major focus area to make sure you feel safe while dining at Yale. Whether or not you have dietary requirements, food intolerances, or allergies – it’s important that you navigate safely throughout shared dining spaces and maintain safe environments for all. You’re in charge, so please use the resources available to you! Learn more about how our registered dietitians and chefs can meet with you one-on-one for customized support.
A Community Experience
At Yale, food plays a significant role in fostering a sense of community and belonging. The 14 iconic residential dining locations, Commons at Yale Schwarzman Center, and various cafes serve as spaces where you can connect with classmates and friends. Enjoy the authentic experience of a residential community’s essence by embracing diversity and promoting belonging at Yale. Get to know your dining teams as they are always ready to help with your needs!
Experience It!
There will be so many opportunities and events for you to engage in cultural food diversity – don’t miss out! A well-nourished community is a thriving one, and we’re committed to providing you with nourishing options that cater to your diverse tastes and preferences. Get ready to experience fresh and inspired menus that promote health and wellness for both you and the planet. 
As you settle in, please know that your feedback is always welcome! There are so many more details we’d like to share with you. To get you started, explore the helpful tips below so you can dine with confidence as you get settled in. Together, let’s make this year a memorable one, filled with good food, great company, and incredible memories.
Best wishes for a successful academic year!

Explore Meal Plans

  • Not sure you have the right meal plan? Hear from some current students on what works best for them and why! With 14 dining halls and 10+ cafes on campus, there are so many options to choose from - and we’re always here to help.
  • Need to make a change? Students have the opportunity to update Fall 2023 semester meal plans via the Yale Hub.

More Information

Please check out additional areas of our website for the latest information on menus, hours, FAQs and more.

Allergens & Dietary Needs

  • You want to eat safely, let’s help put you at ease. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are available for one-on-one meetings to develop a customized plan for you! Email us: hospitalitynutrition@yale.edu
  • Label Check: Every menu item features allergen icons to help you safely navigate the dining halls and dine with confidence
  • Ask for what you need! We always have clean, allergen-friendly items available. If you don’t see something - let us know, and our team will be happy to help you.

Stay in Touch!

Please stay tuned to our website for the latest information - and keep tabs on the fun we have in store by following us on Instagram! Plus, don’t be a stranger, we look forward to hearing your feedback