Yale Hospitality offers special celebratory meals during Commencement weekend including to-go boxed picnic lunches on Sunday and lunch in each residential college following diploma ceremonies on Monday. Graduating students and their families from Yale College are welcome to make reservations and purchase tickets. Students will be notified when reservations for Commencement 2024 is open. Please note, Yale College graduating seniors are entitled to a complimentary lunch on Monday.
New Haven is home to great restaurants and local eateries—and was recently named one of the top foodie cities in the country! While pizza and hamburgers are some of the traditional favorites, the Elm City is also known for fantastic food trucks, ethnic cuisine, and some of the best ice cream in the state! We encourage you to make your reservations early! View the most up-to-date dining info for the New Haven area.