Major internal updates

Each year, the Yale College Council implements a number of internal developments in order to improve organizational efficiency and better represent students. This year, the YCC is excited to established a Board of Trustees and an endowment. The mission of the YCC Board of Trustees is to preserve institutional memory and provide input on YCC […]

Spring Fling 2015

Based on results from the most recent survey of students, Spring Fling will remain on Saturday, April 30th, 2016. Of the 2,851 students who responded to the survey, 67% preferred Saturday over Monday, with 11% not attending on Monday, while 33% said they would prefer Monday over Saturday with 10% not attending on Saturday. While the […]

Dining hall study spaces

As many of you know, some dining halls on campus are open for studying at various times during the course of the day and the academic year. In an effort to provide students with more places to study, Pierson College Dining Hall will be piloting a program, beginning on Tuesday, November 3. Pierson Dining Hall will […]

Project Updates: Mental Health, Campus Climate, OCS

President’s Corner Michael Herbert, President Several times this past year, I have written a column in this newsletter on the various policy initiatives and projects being pursued by the YCC. Now, with the term coming to close, I want to thank all of you for your help in making so many of them a reality. […]

Vote for the SF15 Openers!

Spring Fling Openers and VIP Passes Hey Yalies, Spring Fling is a week from tomorrow! We hope you’re as excited as we are. Before the main acts come on, student musicians have the chance to take the stage. Want to help us choose? Here’s how: Check out our Facebook page to hear the submissions, and then head to YaleStation to […]

Sophomore Class Council Presidential Run-Off Results

Dear Freshmen, Polls have closed on a very tight run-off race. Congratulations to Sarah Armstrong, who will serve as your Sophomore Class Council President next year. The vote tabulations were as follows: 629 votes, pick 1 Sarah Armstrong (TC 2018) – 342 – 54.37% Julia Feldstein (PC 2018) – 287 – 45.63% Abstentions – 14 […]

Recharge Yale

Description To create a day-long venue that allows Yale students and faculty to discontinue use of smartphones, laptop computers, social media, and other technologies without missing a beat. A participant’s motivations for “unplugging” may be based on environmental or philosophical concerns; however, the primary concern the Yale College Council hopes to acknowledge is that of […]

YCC Summer Storage with Boomerang

Hey Yale! Although summer might seem far away, the time to start thinking about summer storage options is right around the corner! YCC will be partnering with Boomerang storage to bring you cost-efficient and convenient options for both door-to-door and dropoff/pickup summer storage. Get more information on Boomerang Storage’s door-to-door service here. For dropoff/pickup storage […]