Visiting Assistant in Research (VAR)

Policy for Visiting Assistant in Research (VAR) - Students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at another university and who wish to pursue full time dissertation research at Yale may be admitted to the Division of Special Registration (DSR) as a Visiting Assistant in Research (VAR). VARs may not enroll in classes at Yale and are limited to a maximum of two years of study. VARs are unpaid and must demonstrate sufficient financial support at the time of application.

Please contact chemistry.dgs@yale.edu (203 432 3913) with the VAR’s name, contact information, and dates of visit. Note: International visitors should plan to process their applications not less than 60 days prior to the start of their visit.

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