Welcome to the YCSD

Since 1964 the Yale Club of San Diego has committed itself to bring together alumni, students, faculty, parents, and spouses of Yale College as well as the Graduate and Professional Schools. Come share the Boola Boola spirit to socialize, network, educate, and serve our community as members of Yale’s Finest Alumni in America’s Finest City.

I encourage all Yalies in the San Diego area to get involved.  The YCSD is always looking for volunteers and ideas to make the Club a more rewarding experience for you.  Please contact us at yaleclubofsandiego@gmail.com

Jason P. Luján ’89

YCSD President

Feb Club Emeritus – San Diego @ Hundred Proof
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Feb Club Emeritus — For Fun, For Friendship, and for Yale.

This year’s San Diego Feb Club is at:  

  • Hundred Proof in North Park 
  • 4130 Park Blvd, S.D.  92103.  
  • 6:00pm till ?

Every year, Yale alumni and their friends gather around the world every night of February — in small groups and large, in cities, towns, hamlets and villages, on every continent. Why do we do it? Simple. Because it’s fun to get together. That’s it. There is no agenda. There is no plan. Feb Club is simply a way for Yalies the world over to get together. This approach has worked since the first worldwide Feb Club in 2008.

Since then, we have had more than 1,000 parties and have welcomed more than 30,000 guests all with one aim – to hang out with an amazing, diverse, vibrant, curious and fun group of people from all Yale College classes, all Yale graduate and professional schools and all walks of life. Feb Club Emeritus has only three rules: no speeches, no fundraising, it’s just a party. It’s that simple.

We hope you can join us.

$25 for YCSD Contributing Members, $30 for all others.  Presidential Patrons and higher enter free of charge.

Register here:  

Ivy+ Event with Penn Club @ Lux Art Institute
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Please join Penn and the Ivy+ Friends for a creative evening and tour of Lux Art Institute. Attendees will enjoy a beer and wine garden, food, live music, incredible art, a 360° view of Surf and Skate culture in Encinitas discussion, and family-friendly art activities in the early part of the evening.  Expect the unexpected with other fun surprises. 🙂 We will be given a private tour for our group.

  • Creative Night at Lux Art Institute
  • 360° the Art of Surf and Skate
  • March 2nd, 2019
  • 6pm-10pm
  • Lux Art Institute
  • 1550 South El Camino Real
  • Encinitas CA 92024
  • Tickets link HERE
Robby Koeppel Foss
Penn Club Board
Yale Day of Service @ Save the Date
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE —  May 11th 2019

Details to follow.

Call for YAA Board of Governors Nominees

Dear YAA Assembly Delegate:

We are seeking YAA delegates who would like to be considered to serve on the YAA Board of Governors for a three-year term beginning July 2019. All current delegates – those appointed to represent their constituency, at-large delegates, and those who serve as ex officio delegates (e.g., class secretaries, club presidents, G&P association presidents) – are eligible to be nominated.

For delegates with several years of experience and service in additional volunteer roles, we strongly encourage self-nominations. I also invite you to nominate other delegates who you believe to be qualified candidates as well.

Please click here to access the nomination form, which must be returned by February 11, 2019 to YAABoard@yale.edu or 203-432-8144 (fax).

Board members support the work of the YAA by direct involvement in and leadership of a number of committees and other Yale alumni-led volunteer organizations. Responsibilities include attending Board and committee meetings usually held in New Haven four times a year (September, November in conjunction with the Assembly and Convocation, February, and late April). Board committee work continues between meetings, by telephone, e-mail, and in-person meetings from time to time.

All nominations will be reviewed by the Board of Governors Nominating Committee, which is composed of sitting delegates, who will develop a slate of candidates from that pool. Typically, experienced delegates/volunteers are given primary consideration by the Board of Governors Nominating Committee. Later this spring, YAA Assembly delegates will vote on the nominations to elect the six board members.

If you are a current delegate and interested in serving on the Nominating Committee this year, please contact Alisa Masterson directly. Note that delegates who serve on the Nominating Committee cannot be a candidate for nomination in that year.

If you have questions about Board service, the nomination process, or the election, please feel free to contact me at nancyastratford@gmail.com or Alisa at alisa.masterson@yale.edu

Thanks again for all you do for and on behalf of Yale.

Nancy A. Stratford ’77

Chair, Yale Alumni Association

Preferred Yale Partners — A Call for Alumni Volunteers

The Yale Office of Career Strategy is exploring better ways to network and connect Yale students with Alumni by updating summer internship programming in a more creative and flexible way.  Key employer partners (including alumni and other Yale-affiliated employers) are now referred to as “Preferred Yale Partners”.  These partners will be highly profiled in our employer database Yale Career Link, and promoted directly to undergraduate and graduate/ professional students in various newsletters and other platforms.

If any member of the Yale Club of San Diego would like to learn more about posting an opportunity for Yale students as a Preferred Yale Partner, please refer to the below contact information.


Julia Bourque

Senior Associate Director

Office of Career Strategy, Yale University


55 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Floor

New Haven, CT 06510



Walkin’-the-plank Good News fer ye San Diego Yalies!

Avast mateys! Come get yer timbers shivered. But keep ye eyes on ye dubloons, ‘cause Yalies from the briny deep be collectin’ at 

  • Hundred Proof
  • 4130 Park Blvd, San Diego
  • Wednesday, Feb 27th

Fer 25 Dubloons ($25), ye’ll be havin’ grub and Mory’s grog. The rest’ll be comin’ outa yer own booty.We’re be passin’ out jolly roger doorags to the first 20 landlubbers signin’ up. And Feb Club glasses for all comers!!!  Old salts will be knowin’ ye’re asked to bring some hardy booty (canned foodstuffs) fer Feeding San Diego!

Please register above through the “Events” section to ensure a proper head count.

***Thanks to All Who Registered but This Course is Now Filled***

Please Address Waitlist Requests to sltomlin@gmail.com


San Diego: History and Architecture, 1850-1940  

Featured Professor:  Molly McClain MA ’89, PhD ’94

Dept. of History, University of San Diego

Thursdays, March 14 – April 11   7:15 – 8:45pm

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA 92110

Course Description:

This course looks at the way San Diegans adopted and transformed European artistic and architectural forms to create what boosters described as “a new Eden.” We discuss the origins of San Diego as a Spanish settlement, the impact of the U.S.-Mexican War, and transformation of the city with the arrival of newcomers from the Midwest and East Coast. Topics include the rise and fall of the Victorian-style home; the origin of the Craftsman bungalow; the re-invention of the “Spanish” style with Mission Revival architecture; and the rise of modernism in San Diego and the West. Emphasis throughout will be on the personalities, political events, and social forces that shaped the development of architecture and design from 1850 to 1950.

Do not miss this wonderful opportunity to join fellow alumni, experience a small seminar setting, discuss a fascinating topic, and relive the camaraderie we all had as students!  Yale Alumni College.

Young Alumni, use promo code “”BOLDLEARN” for an additional 40% off.

Become a Contributing Member Now!

Become a Contributing Member of the Yale Club of San Diego

We hope that Yale has made a difference in your life, and with your contribution we can continue to make a difference in the lives of other Yalies and within our communities. We invite you to support the Yale Club of San Diego by becoming a Contributing Member.

Your tax-deductible dollars help support programs such as the YCSD Book Award, Yale Day of Service, and Alumni Schools Committee (ASC), in addition to offsetting the costs of social and professional events offered throughout the year.

For God, For Country, and for Yale!
and for San Diego!

Become a Contributing Member Now!

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