East Rock/Science Hill

This neighborhood is often referred to as “Grad Haven” because of the high percentage of graduate and professional students who live there, but it is also home to many faculty members and local residents. This neighborhood is more residential but has several groceries, bars, restaurants, laundromats, dry cleaners, and coffee shops. It is on the Yale shuttle and nighttime minibus routes. The apartments and houses in East Rock are generally quite nice, and the neighborhood is convenient to central campus and Science Hill. Many rental apartments are in older multi-family homes and townhouses with hardwood floors and fireplaces. The area is also popular with joggers.