Welcome to the official website of the Yale Alumni Association of Cleveland!

The Yale Alumni Association of Cleveland (“YAAC”) is a dynamic group that seeks to serve Cleveland, stay connected to Yale and have fun. Cleveland boasts one of the larger alumni groups in the nation, so local alumni can expect to meet Yalies of many ages and with many interests. We enjoy social, networking and community service opportunities, and support local students in the process of applying to Yale.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 2017

Annual Dim Sum Brunch – 01/22/2017 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with the Association of Asian American Yale Alumni and the Yale Alumni Association of Cleveland at our fourth annual dim sum brunch on Sunday, January 22 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Open to Yalies, spouses and children of Yalies, friends of Yalies, parents of Yalies! We will meet at Emperor’s Palace, which will prepare a variety of dim sum and other Chinese dishes for us.

Emperor’s Palace (2136 Rockwell Ave., Cleveland, 44114) is situated close to Cleveland State University, close to the Chester Street exit off I-90. There is plenty of free parking just across from the restaurant. For more information about the restaurant, please go to www.emperorspalacecleveland.com.


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