Spaces

History Yale’s third student Chapel, it was constructed in 1874-76 as Yale’s Civil War Memorial, and named for Joseph Battell (1774-1841) who made a fortune in cheese, trading and land speculation, by his son. The architect was Russell Sturgis, Jr., who also designed Farnam and Durfee Halls – the...
Breathing Space, coordinated through the Yale University Chaplain’s Office, is a non-denominational creative, text study, and meditation space located under Entryway C of Welch Hall on Old Campus. The purpose of Breathing Space is to offer a retreat and recharge station where students can rest and...
The Buddhist Shrine is located in the Harkness Chapel in Branford College. The shrine is open Sunday to Thursday from 4-10 pm. The Buddhist Shrine of Yale is located in the Memorial Chapel at the base of Harkness Tower in Branford College. The space is available thanks to the generosity of both the...
Our cozy lounge is located in the basement of Bingham Hall Entryway D on Old Campus. It is a welcoming place to study, relax, or take a nap by the fireplace. Hours: Sunday 5 pm - 11 pm Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 11 pm Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm
Part of Dwight Hall, it was built in 1842-46 as the college library.  In 1932, with “the removal of the books” to the new Sterling Memorial Library, the large central space was converted to create the Dwight Memorial Chapel in honor of Timothy Dwight.  The Chapel seats 120 with flexible seating and...
Welcome to the Hindu prayer room. This room is a space where Hindu students can perform worship services and meet for small cultural events. It is open to students during the week for prayer on an individual basis. On most Wednesday evenings during the semester worship services – called pujas –...
The Musalla is Yale’s dedicated Muslim sacred space.  As a “port in the storm” in the midst of Yale life, it offers a welcoming and hospitable environment for religious and social gatherings.  It hosts regular congregational prayers, MSA meetings, Halaqas, game-nights, and study breaks.  It is, in...
Greetings! Please click the white square located in the upper left hand corner of the google map for a list of locations. Battell Chapel Breathing Space Buddhist Shrine Chabad At Yale Chaplain's Office Christ Presbyterian Church Dwight Hall First and Summerfield United Methodist Church First...