Peer Resources

This page highlights the peer resources that may not be sponsored by the SAS office. SAS provides these resources due to their connection to accessibility at Yale. Please use the links listed for more information about each organization.

Yale College

  • 1-1 Mentoring, Workshops, Group Mentoring: From the Academic Strategies Program, individual peer academic mentoring to develop strategies that work best in regard to each student’s unique goals, responsibilities, and challenges; workshops that focus on reading techniques for different fields, study techniques, time management, public speaking, and more.
  • ASL@Y
  • Delta Alpha Pi: Delta Alpha Pi is an international honor society for students with disabilities. Yale formed its first chapter in early 2023. Delta Alpha Pi works with both the Yale College and Graduate/Professional schools.
  • Diabetes Link
  • Disability Empowerment for Yale (DEFY): Yale’s only undergraduate cross-disability community organization that seeks to create a space that is welcoming of all disability community members at Yale College who are looking for support and understanding.
  • Disability Peer Mentorship Program (DPMP): DPMP aims to pair students with mentors of similar backgrounds. The goal is to create a sense of community and a network of support within the disabled community at Yale. DMPM works with both the Yale College and Graduate/Professional schools.
  • Peer Liaison Program: This program provides mentoring through events and initiatives that aim to support first-year students through their transition to Yale College, especially those who belong to systematically minoritized groups. (Note: For more information on the Peer Liaison Program as it pertains to the SAS, please visit the SAS Peer Liaison page.)
  • Walden Peer Counseling: An anonymous and confidential hotline and walk-in peer counseling service staffed by Yale undergraduates to talk about anything on your mind.
  • Yale Student Mental Health Association (YSMHA): The Yale Student Mental Health Association (previously known as Mind Matters) is a student organization that raises awareness about mental health issues in the Yale community and beyond.

Graduate and Professional Schools

Below are the contact information for disability affinity groups affiliated with the graduate and professional schools.