On-Campus Options

A number of dormitory rooms on Yale's historic Old Campus will be available to parents and guests of graduates over Commencement weekend.

For reservation information and to make an online reservation, visit the accommodations area of the Yale Commencement Web site on a personal computer.

For additional information, contactCarmine Amento , 203 432-7548, orJeanne DeChello , 203 432-0706.


Description of On-Campus Accommodations 

You and other guests will likely share a suite with an unfurnished living room, in-suite bathroom, and one or more bedrooms. Bedrooms are furnished with one or two single beds, dressers, desks, and chairs. Rooms will be cleaned and beds made up with linens, blanket, and pillow. Towels and soap will be provided, but no other personal toiletries. Daily maid service is not available.

There is a flat rate of $152 per person. This covers your entire stay of one, two, or three nights. (For example, two people staying three nights or fewer would cost $304.)         

Housing will be available only on the following days: Saturday, May 18; Sunday, May 19; and Monday, May 20

Check-in and check-out 

The housing office is located on Old Campus in room MB 12 of 
McClellan Hall.McClellan is a brick building with green shutters in the southwestern quadrant of Old Campus near Chapel and High Streets. Guests may check in any time after 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18.

The housing office will remain staffed 24 hours a day until noon on Tuesday, May 21, when all rooms must be vacated.
(There can be no exceptions to this check-out date.) A housing office phone, 203 436-0189, will be activated on May 18.


Each suite door and most bedroom doors open with a key, which will be provided at check-in. An electronic access device, which is required to enter the building, will also be provided at check-in. 

Special needs 
Let us know as soon as possible of any medical condition or special needs you or your guests may have. We will attempt to accommodate those needs in our room assignments.

Due to limited room availability, however, a guest requiring a lower floor will be housed with one other family member only. Other family members will likely be housed on an upper floor. Please note that elevators are not available in most buildings. 

McCllelan Hall

McCllelan Hall on Yale's Old Campus
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