Schedule Highlights

Here are some highlights of the Cultural Connections schedule!

  • Learning about Yale’s resources: touring the Cultural Centers and meeting their respective Assistant Deans, meeting Residential College Deans, and getting advice from Yale College faculty and staff.
  • Meeting your Peer Liaisons and Residential College Counselors; upperclassmen and incoming first-years participate in interactive activities and in a panel on student life - ask all of your burning questions! 
  • Visiting the Yale Outdoor Education Center for kayaking, canoeing, beach swimming, s’mores and more! 
  • Showcasing your talents at our Poetry Jam, where both visiting artists and CC participants read their poetry or performing at the CC Talent show (a variety of talents (instrumental, vocal, fine arts, dance, etc.) are welcome!).
  • Participating in joint activities with first-year students in other Pre-Orientation Programs (Orientation for International Students and First-year Outdoor Orientation Program).
  • Taking part in small group discussions, workshops, and other programs to gain a greater understanding of various academic resources and create a sense of community within CC.
  • Touring Yale facilities and becoming better acquainted with all that Yale has to offer!