YAA Assembly & Yale Alumni Fund Convocation

The YAA Assembly & Yale Alumni Fund Convocation is our signature program for volunteer leaders. Attendees get an inside look at Yale today, honor outstanding volunteers and organizations, and engage with each other and professional staff to share best practices and new ideas.

2021 Assembly & Convocation

Assembly and Convocation 2021 logo

Yale Alumni Association Assembly and Yale Alumni Fund Convocation is being hosted virtually in 2021. The full program took place November 4-6 and featured sessions with faculty, university leaders, alumni volunteers, and current students.

The theme this year was Collaborating for Impact: Yale’s Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Global Challenges.

Here is a closer look at the schedule for 2021 (all times Eastern), and please see below for highlights from and related to the event:

Thursday, November 4: 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Alumni Leadership Sessions | Assembly Welcome | Discussion

Friday, November 5: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Faculty Seminars & Plenary Sessions

Saturday, November 6: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Alumni Leadership Sessions | Closing Plenary

2020 Assembly and Convocation Video Showcase

The 2020-21 Assembly and Convocation was the first held entirely online, which produced a wealth of video content (webinars, programs, highlights, and more) you can revisit time and time again.

Graphic for the 2020 Assembly and Convocation "Arts in Conversation" event with Genevieve Gaignard '14 MFA and Key Jo Lee '13 MA

Assembly FAQs

For information about eligibility, registration, costs, and other logistics, please visit the Help Center or contact YAA staff with specific questions.