The University is committed to basing judgments concerning the admission, education, and employment of individuals upon their qualifications and abilities and affirmatively seeks to attract to its faculty, staff, and student body qualified persons of diverse backgrounds. In accordance with this policy and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. 

University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other covered veterans. (Approved and amended as of September 28, 2006) 

Inquiries concerning these policies should be referred to Emily Bakemeier, Deputy Provost of the University, Warner House, Room 214, or Valarie Stanley, Director of the Office for Equal Opportunity Programs, 104 William L. Harkness Hall, (203) 432-0849; mailing address: P.O. Box 208305, New Haven, CT, 06520-8305.

In accordance with both federal and state law, the University maintains information concerning current security policies and procedures and prepares an annual crime report concerning crimes committed within the geographical limits of the University. Upon request to the Office of the Secretary of the University, PO. Box 208230, New Haven, Connecticut, 06520-8230, (203) 432-2321, the University will provide such information to any applicant for admission.

Our Commitment to Diversity