Welcome

Welcome HoppFrosh, Class of ‘25!

Dear HoppFrosh,

Welcome to Grace Hopper College, your home-away-from-home at Yale!

As Head and Dean, we work together to oversee college culture and operations, and students’ trajectories and well-being throughout their four years at Yale. Check out this website for more about who we are and what we do, and while you’re at it, check out Hopper’s general awesomeness – including our namesake Grace Hopper herself, and our recent Tyng Cup victory!

Your First-year Counselor (lovingly known as your ‘FroCo’), one of a group of fabulous seniors who will be living with your class, is supremely well-versed in all things Yale. The FroCos will be helping all incoming students make the transition to college. Keep an eye out for their emails! They’ll be reaching out to you.

You’ll also be assigned an advisor from among the Fellowship of Grace Hopper College. The Fellowship advisors are knowledgeable about overall academic planning. They’ll play an important role as you navigate the first year of your Yale academic career.

Grace Hopper College is special in many ways. It was renamed in 2017, and the college was much in the news as Yale discussed and debated its naming practices. Our college community participated wholeheartedly in this important process. Throughout, we remained a strong, solidary, and self-reflective group – comfortable with complexity and difference, whether of backgrounds, intellectual styles or personal views and opinions. When you arrive on campus, even before your first semester has begun, you’ll find that the FroCos, as well as either of us, will be happy to talk with you about the many fascinating aspects of Grace Hopper College history and life.

Hopper is a warm and friendly college, and we’re eager to welcome the wonderful Class of 2025 as our newest family members. We can hardly wait to get acquainted with you as you become a part of this very special place. Boola boola!

Julia Adams
Head of College

David Francis
Dean


Una imus in altum

(Grace Hopper College motto: “Into the deep heaven we go”)

Handsome Dan and Heidi Make First Hopper Visit on Yale Break Day (thanks to David Foster GH ‘24 for the pix!)

Handsome Dan

 

Head of College

Dean

Julia Adams

David Francis