“In my work as Yale’s president, I am reminded every day of the extraordinary commitment and dedicated efforts of our staff, who are the lifeblood of this university.”
– Peter Salovey, President, Yale University, Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology
The university appreciates the commitment and contributions of Yale’s staff members to the success of its ambitious academic and societal mission. Yale offers the following programs, awards, and events to recognize its talented and devoted employees:
Staff Service Recognition Program
Based upon years of service to the university, honorees are thanked and celebrated at every five-year milestone anniversary. Read more about the Staff Recognition Program.
Linda K. Lorimer Award
Conferred by the president, this award honors staff members whose work furthers Yale’s achievement of its core mission. Read more about the Linda K. Lorimer Award.
Staff Appreciation Day
Annually in late springtime, Yale pays tribute to the hard work that its staff members do throughout the year. The event is held on the lawn of Old Campus and features food, fun, and live music. Learn more about this year’s Staff Appreciation Day.