Student Life

The Yale School of Nursing is a student-oriented institution dedicated to fulfilling its mission of providing "better health for all people." A nurturing and communal environment, the School seeks to enrich students both academically and socially.

YSN Student Policies & Guidelines

The Yale School of Nursing (YSN) Student Resources & Guidelines provide information to help you successfully navigate your academic career at YSN. The information includes policies, procedures, guidelines, and resources available to you within the YSN community and across Yale University. We hope you will return to these recourses often as you progress on the path to finishing your degree.

Student Resources

Access student policies and guidlines, as well as other important YSN documents.


Given the COVID-19 pandemic and for public safety and health, the University is not hosting Commencement activities and ceremonies. We will come together virtually to celebrate our graduates on Monday, May 18, 2020. University leadership is assessing options for a future in-person gathering, and we will share more information as it becomes available.

Student Awards

Learn more about the ways in which YSN celebrates its exceptional and diverse students.

Student Life

Student Life supports and assists current students, applicants and alumni in a variety of capacities. Click here to meet the staff!


YSN's Registrar Office oversees course registration, student records, academic transcripts, and degree verifications.