ADMISSIONS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This retreat is open to anyone looking for answers to the question: What is a life worth living?

Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential for participation.

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered, applicants must submit a complete application online by October 6, 2017.

In your application, you must address the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in participating in this retreat?
  • What vision of a life worth living do you think our culture advocates?
  • What traditions (religious or secular), if any, have significantly shaped your vision of a life worth living?

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

We will inform applicants of their acceptance within two weeks of receiving their completed application. Once the retreat reaches capacity, we will not accept additional participants, but will add names to a wait list.

FEES AND PAYMENTS

$1,995 includes retreat materials and 3 lunches (as well as mid-morning and mid-afternoon refreshments). Housing is not included; however, a special hotel rate at a highly-rated local hotel will be provided for participants. Tuition is due no later than October 13, 2017.

DISCOUNTS

You qualify for a 10% discount if you are a:

  • Yale alum
  • Government employee
  • Non-profit employee

CANCELLATION POLICY

A full tuition fee refund will be issued if you withdraw from the retreat before October 19th. After that date, no refund will be issued. However, you may defer your participation until the following year (any fee increase will apply) or send a qualified substitute in your place (separate application is required).

ALREADY ACCEPTED?

Congratulations! Here’s what you need to know to plan your trip to Yale. Read more.

QUESTIONS?

Please visit our list of Frequently Asked Questions first. If your question is not answered there, please email us at lwl.program@yale.edu.