Staff Recognition

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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

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:

Thank You chat sticker.

Ycards and Chat Stickers

Make a colleague’s day by saying “Happy Birthday,” “Congrats,” “Thank You,” and more by sending a Ycard.

Get chatty and send your work buddies a lively message using Chat Stickers.

2023 Long Service Recognition.

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.

Staff Spirit Week Illustration

Staff Appreciation Events

Staff Spirit Week celebrates our amazing and dedicated Yale staff members for their hard work and dedication throughout the year. The week includes a special Staff Appreciation Day celebration, featuring food, fun, and the chance to connect with colleagues. Learn more about this year’s celebrations.

Linda K. Lorimer Awards.

Linda K. Lorimer Awards

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.