Health and Safety Links

Bed Bug Protocol

Yale Graduate Housing periodically inspects for bed bugs in their building facilities. For more information on bed bugs and the University’s bed bug policy please click on the links below. 

Lead Paint Disclosure

To fully comply with the Federal EPA regulations regarding communications about use of lead-based paint in residential facilities, the following information is provided to all residents of campus owned and leased apartment style housing, specifically 68 Mansfield (Berkeley), Esplanade Apartments, Mansfield Apartments, Sterling Quadrangle, Whitehall Apartments and York Crown apartments. (exempt from lead paint disclosure are efficiency style apartments.)  All Yale apartment style housing was built before 1978.  Housing built before 1978 may contain lead-based paint.  Before renting pre-1978 housing, landlords must disclose the presence of know lead-based paint and lead-based hazards in the dwelling. The university recognizes that any housing built prior to 1978 may contain lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards. Tenants must also receive a federally approved information on lead poisoning prevention.  Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home.

Please click below to view your buildings lead paint disclosure:

Yale Public Safety

For information about Yale Public Safety click here.

Yale University Health Service

For information about Yale University Health services click here.

All full-time registered graduate and professional students are automatically enrolled as members of Yale Health.  With access to primary care, mental health, and counseling and 24/7 acute care services.

Yale ALERT System

Yale contractors, visitors, neighbors, and others can now sign up for Yale ALERT. Go to and follow the instructions to set up an account.
In the event of an emergency on campus, it is important for you to be prepared and know how to respond to information provided to you through Yale ALERT. Depending on the situation, you may receive instructions to evacuate or to shelter in place. Shelter in place generally means finding a safe location indoors and staying there.  Instructions may vary depending on the situation, the location of the emergency on campus, and information available from law enforcement and others.

The University uses Yale ALERT to notify the campus community in the event of an emergency. Yale ALERT is ONLY for campus emergencies and not for routine announcements. It is important to keep your contact information up-to-date at the Yale Portal and WebSIS. Detailed instructions for updating are at This will help ensure that, in the event of an emergency, we can reach you through Yale ALERT. Additional information about preparing for an emergency is also on