Housing and Meals

Daily Lunch

The registration fee includes a lunch each weekday of the Summer Study week and a daily coffee break. (please indicate any special dietary needs on the online registration form).

Other Meals

Breakfast and dinner are not included in the Summer Study program. New Haven has a popular cafe and restaurant scene. A wide range of restaurants from new American food to classic New Haven pizza to diverse ethnic cuisine are all available within a short distance of YDS. Yelp, Urban Spoon and Open Table will provide great dining options, and the following two websites offer detailed information for exploring New Haven restaurants and cafes: 




Yale Divinity School does not offer campus housing for any summer program. Summer Study participants are encouraged to find housing in the local New Haven area.

Summer Study participants often choose to stay at area hotels, and there are a number of Bed & Breakfast options within walking distance of YDS. Some participants (excluding the summer language program) are eligible for low-cost housing in Yale residential colleges, as well as accommodations at the Overseas Ministries Study Center.

See below for a list of B&B and hotels in the area. 

Please make your reservation early, as hotels in New Haven fill up fast during the summer.

Overseas Ministries Study Center
490 Prospect St., New Haven
Call for pricing information and availability
Walking distance to YDS

Yale University Housing
Please be aware this option has minimal amenities.

Bed & Breakfasts

Louis Fitzsimmons Bed & Breakfast
225 Mill Rock Road
New Haven, CT 06517
Distance from YDS: 1.2 miles

Gayle Walter
51 Linden Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Distance from YDS: 1.2 miles

Margaret Sears
61 Alston Avenue
New Haven, CT 06515
Distance from YDS: 3.2 miles


New Haven Hotel
229 George St., New Haven
800 644-6835
(Yale rate; mention you are part of a Yale program)
Paid parking; wireless internet access
Close to Yale Transit Red and Blue lines
Distance from YDS: 1.5 miles

LaQuinta Inn and Suite
400 Sargent Drive, New Haven
Free shuttle; free continental breakfast, free parking, wireless internet
Distance from YDS: 3.5 miles

Courtyard Marriott at Yale
30 Whalley Ave., New Haven
Nightly rate: ranges between $149 - $169 per night
No special discounted rate for attendees
Parking: self-park & $20 per night 
free wireless internet, fitness center, business center, bistro
Short walk to Yale Transit Blue Line
Distance from YDS: 2 miles

Hotel Duncan
1151 Chapel St., New Haven
Close to Yale Blue Line
Distance from YDS: 2 miles

The Omni
155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT  06510
Close to Yale Transit Red and Blue lines
Distance from YDS: 1.5 miles

The Study
1157 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT  06511
Close to Yale Blue Line
Distance from YDS: 2 miles