Welcome!  We encourage you as alumni and members of the Yale community to join our online services.   For descriptions of the services offered, please read below. If you have specific questions in the meantime, other than how to register, please let us know by emailing

We hope to provide a lifetime of valuable ways to stay connected to Yale and to your fellow alumni!

Yale Online Alumni Community (Online Services)

The AYA is eager to facilitate communication among Yale graduates. The internet offers an exciting medium for alumni to stay in touch with their alma mater and each other. Most of our efforts on alumni electronic communications have focused on the areas described below.

We hope to provide a lifetime of valuable ways to stay connected to Yale and to your fellow alumni!

Online Alumni Directory  

Features include:

  • Search for Yale friends, classmates or colleagues in the alumni directory.
  • Expand your profile to include your personal and professional affiliations at any time.
  • Join in a discussion with other alumni on a community message board.
  • Add feeds from your LinkedIn and Facebook profiles.

The entire online community is password-restricted to registered users only.  You can determine precisely what, if any, of your personal and professional contact information will be available for other alumni to see.  As a registered member, the directory is a great resource for personal and professional networking and an easy way to keep up-to-date with fellow alumni.  Not yet registered in the community?  No time like the present! Click here and join the Yale Alumni Community.  Once you fill out a brief form, you are ready to begin.

Attention: JSTOR and Hein Online Users - We we have moved to a new platform for our online services.  If you have previously bookmarked a link for JSTOR or Hein Online they will no longer work. You will need to log into your profile via and once logged in please select the "online library resources" for access to JSTOR and Hein Online.  If you are not able to get to JSTOR or Hein Online please try clearing your cache within your browser.

YaleMail - email
Yale-branded email service for your account. Click here to help us gather information to better serve you.

The Association of Yale Alumni is excited to announce  changes to the Virtual Yale Station (VYS) email forwarding service. Yale has partnered with Google to offer a free, Yale-branded email service - now referred to as YaleMail - as part of Google Apps for Education.  Now your forwarding account will be moved to YaleMail to offer you improved email features.  Learn  more from our FAQs.  If you have additional questions, please email 
Already have an account?  Login here
Don't have an @aya email account and want to request one? Log into your profile, scroll down and click the YaleMail tab, select edit to the right, and follow the instructions. Your Google activation will be sent to the email address you provided.

Yale Career Network
The Yale Career Network is a database of alumni who are interested in networking with fellow alumni and current students. As a member of the Yale alumni community this network will allow you to search and connect with fellow Yale alumni to discuss career objectives and explore career interests. As an alumnus/a, you can also serve as a career resource to others by sharing your experience, skills, and expertise. The Yale Career Network is powered by Symplicity, which is co-sponsored by the Association of Yale Alumni and the Office of Career Strategy. Please visit their website.  

Alumni Discussion Groups
The AYA has set up discussion groups for most Yale College classes, graduate and professional schools, and selected geographical regions. These discussion groups facilitate an exchange with your classmates via e-mail. To join a discussion group, simply click here or choose Online Discussion Groups in the left navigation column on this page. You will be subscribed to the group of your choice within 24 - 48 hours.