Yale Hospitality offers special celebratory meals during Commencement weekend including brunch on Sunday and lunch in each residential college following diploma ceremonies on Monday. Graduating students and their families from both Yale College and all graduate and professional schools are welcome to make reservations and purchase tickets. Please note that Yale College graduating seniors are entitled to a complimentary Sunday brunch and Monday lunch; no tickets are necessary for graduating seniors. Tickets may be purchased in advance starting in April 2020.
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.