Graduate Resources

Apply to graduate school online here.

The GRE subject test is strongly recommended though not required.

Information on course offerings in Chemistry are found here.
Additional information for foreign students can be found here.

The Graduate Student Handbook is a comprehensive guide for current graduate students, with a complete description of requirements and schedules.

The Yale Graduate School maintains a database of external fellowships and awards available to current and prospective graduate students.

Most scholastic or financial graduate student affairs are handled in the Department of Chemistry Main Office (SCL 1).

General Information

Keys Laboratory and external door keys may be obtained from the Main Office Staff. A refundable deposit of $5.00 per key is required. Your laboratory door key will also provide entry to the Chemistry Library and the Chemical Instrumentation Center.

Parking Several parking lots are located near the Department of Chemistry. Information on rates, lot locations, regulations and forms are available here. There is a fee for parking during standard business hours; parking is free for students in the evening and on weekends and holidays.

Graduate Student Sounding Board provides a forum for discussing issues relating to courses and recruitment and provides students greater opportunity to discuss problems/ideas with their colleagues.

The McDougal Center provides services and facilities designed specifically for graduate students and postdoctorals. Created in 1997 through a generous gift from Alfred McDougal ’53 and his wife Nancy Lauter, its mission extends beyond the walls of HGS throughout Yale and New Haven. The Center is a great physical space, with the neo-gothic Common Room and Blue Dog Café, meeting rooms, a children’s play area & family resource room, a computer cluster, the Resource Library, the Box Office, offices for the GSA, McDougal staff and student Fellows. The Graduate School's online map of the HGS corridor, which contains contact information and descriptions for our various offices is available at

Women in Science at Yale (WISAY) is a group of over two-hundred and fifty undergraduate, graduate, and post doctoral fellows who are interested in issues related to science, often ones pertaining to women in science. WISAY was founded in 1999 by three graduate students who wanted to create a forum for females in all scientific disciplines. Their goal is to advance science through networking, mentoring, and supporting women in science.

Graduate Student Life coordinates programs, services and resources to foster a sense of community among students and postdoctoral fellows in the Graduate School.

The Graduate Teaching Center contributes to the excellence of teaching and learning at Yale University by preparing graduate students to participate in the classroom as teaching fellows and future faculty members.

The Graduate Writing Center provides support to graduate students in fulfilling their writing requirements and becoming better academic writers.

Graduate Career Services (GCS) is a comprehensive career center for students and alumni/ae of Yale University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and for postdoctoral fellows.