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Resident Life

New Haven has been home to Yale University for nearly three centuries. As a center for business and a mecca for the arts, New Haven is recognized as a city of innovation, culture and prosperity. If you’re interested in traveling for a day or a week, New York, Boston, Cape Cod, Block Island, Vermont, and New Hampshire are all easily accessible within a few hours of travel. As Yale President Richard C. Levin, a thirty-year resident of New Haven, notes, New Haven is "large enough to be interesting, yet small enough to be friendly." New Haven is a great place to live, work, do business, and enjoy life. We hope this site will give you a sense of New Haven's diverse offerings including culture, community and residential areas, and services.
Some particularly enjoyable aspects of New Haven include: 
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