Commons

Commons

Once a dining hall, always a dining hall. And now much more…

Commons serves all of Yale. It's a central destination for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students as well as faculty, staff, and hungry passersby. Stop in for the freshest, best contemporary cuisine prepared in open kitchens, and choose from a multiplicity of chef-tested culinary selections daily. Stick around to experience new ways to connect, create, and collaborate via arts events small to spectacular throughout the year.

Hours

  • Open for lunch 11am-3pm, Monday-Friday
  • Closed Saturday-Sunday

Dining in Commons

  • Resident students are welcome to use their lunch meal transfer here to access meals.
  • Credit cards, Eli Bucks, dining points accepted. Cash to Card available in Commons.
  • General inquiries, contact SC.Hospitality@yale.edu
  • View menus

The following photo gallery contains photos taken in July 2021 in accordance with Yale University's COVID-19 guidelines.

Cross section of Yale Schwarzman Center with Commons highlighted in orange
Cross section of Yale Schwarzman Center with Commons highlighted in orange
Featured image (left): Artist's rendering of Commons at lunchtime.