Student Guides

In our effort to advance the status of women at YLS and beyond as well as make positive contributions to the YLS community, Yale Law Women+ seeks to make crucial academic and professional information readily available. We create resources to facilitate collaborative learning, encourage transparency, and increase access to institutional knowledge.

In order to access these resources, please click the links below and enter “yaleNetID” and your password if prompted. These resources are for exclusive use by current members of the Yale Law School community. Any external circulation or commercial uses are strictly prohibited.

Teaching and Learning in the midst of Covid-19

YLW+ Online Teaching Guide (2020)

YLW+ Online Learning Guide (2020)

411 Guides for 1Ls

411 from YLW+ – New Haven (2020)

411 from YLW+ – Academics (2020)

411 from YLW+ – Extracurriculars (2020)

Academic Resources

YLW+ Guide for Parents and Families

Notes on Notes & Student Publication Guidelines

YLW+ Guide to Course Selection

YLW+ Guide to Specialized Journals

YLW+ Guide for Parents and Families 2021

YLW+ Guide to Study Strategies 2021

YLW+ Guide for Writing Requirements 2021

Trans @ YLS 2018 (2018—please see OutLaws for the most recent guide)

Thank you to those that have contributed to the research and design of these guides.