Yale welcomes the Class of 2016

The Elm Street gate on Old Campus was bustling with activity on Friday morning.
Teams of undergraduates, like these from Pierson College, made quick work of transporting arriving students' belongings to their rooms on Old Campus.
Carrying a chair through Phelps Gate.
A banner welcomed incoming Branford College students.
A new student watches as Branford College students unload her belongings.
Dean of Students Marichal Gentry and an enthusiastic group of freshman counselors.
The ITS Student Technology Collaborative was on hand to help with computer issues.
A costumed Calhoun College student with a passion for helping new students move into their rooms.
A mother and daughter outside of Vanderbilt Hall.
Getting keys and ID cards.
Arranging for laundry service.
Returning from a Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trip (FOOT).
A happy and tired group arrive on Old Campus after a FOOT trip.
President Richard C. Levin and Yale College Dean Mary Miller chatting with students on Old Campus on the morning of Move-In Day.
A Morse College student who helped incoming students get settled in their rooms.
Greeting a friend after a summer away from Yale.
Levin, Miller, Provost Peter Salovey, and Secretary and Vice President for Student Affairs Kimberly Goff-Crews lead the procession into Woolsey Hall for the Freshman Assembly.
Students attending the Freshman Assembly.
The Dean holding a copy of a map of Mexico that was the basis for her address to students.
Students listening to the Dean's remarks.
The President spoke about the benefits to students attending a research university.
Listening to the President's remarks.
Woolsey Hall was filled with students and family members for the Freshman Assembly.
Enjoying a light moment.
Members of the Yale Precision Marching Band entertained students and family members who were on their way up Hillhouse Avenue to the President's Reception.
Entering the President's House.
Richard and Jane Levin, Mary Miller, and Professor Edward Kamens extend greetings in the reception line.
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Members of the Yale College Class of 2016 had a busy first weekend on campus. Here's a look at some of the highlights.
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