From helping reporters meet a looming deadline to assisting with long-lead stories, the staff at the Office of Public Affairs & Communications can provide timely help to print, broadcast and online media.
Media Access to Campus
The Yale Office of Public Affairs and Communications (OPAC) requires all media outlets wishing to visit the Yale campus for any purpose to notify OPAC and receive permission. Depending on the purpose of the visit, OPAC may require that media members be escorted or display a Yale-issued media credential. No media members may enter a Yale building or gated courtyard without OPAC’s permission and escort.
Members of the Yale community who are approached on campus by media members are encouraged to refer them to OPAC, which can accommodate their needs and, when appropriate, schedule and facilitate interviews with members of the Yale community. OPAC’s policies apply to all media members, including those who wish to record audio or pictures, regardless of whether the recording involves interviews with Yale community members.
Whether you’re seeking a story idea, putting the finishing touches on a piece, or looking for an expert, connect with an OPAC communications officer to help you meet your deadline.
Find helpful information about selected announcements, events, and exhibitions at Yale.
News reporters with camera crews must schedule all visits to university grounds with the OPAC team. Video, photographic images or audio of students must not be captured without written consent from the individuals in question. For more information about filming on campus, please review our filming policies.
Communications Officers at OPAC write news releases to publicize a variety of topics from groundbreaking research studies to major events taking place on campus.
Find a Yale expert to comment on a variety of news stories. Reporters can search for faculty members by their area of expertise or by keyword.
Request photos of Yale faculty, campus and events and consult campus photography policies.
Speeches and other public statements by Yale University President Peter Salovey, which cover a wide range of topics concerning the university.
View our policies regarding use of Yale photos and video.
Learn about Yale’s audio/video recording and broadcasting capabilities and how we can assist members of the media. The center includes two fully-equipped television studios, an audio recording studio with ISDN line and a fully-integrated videoconferencing room.
General information and useful facts and stats about the university.