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Dear Friends,

New in town? Planning on arriving here soon? Welcome to New Haven! This city has a lot to offer, and since the first few months might be a little hectic while you’re navigating Yale and trying to settle in, we have provided some links, resources and information that might help you make New Haven your home away from home. Soon enough, you will be experts on what’s what in the area and you can submit your findings and opinions to our page!

 

Yours warmly,

The SAGA Executive Board

 

 

APARTMENTS

The Rolling Stones said it best … Gimme Shelter! Before you decide to follow Dev Anand‘s classic example and build your own place, here are some suggestions as to where you can rent off-campus or on-campus:

Apartments & Renting in New Haven

 

 

RESTAURANTS & GROCERY STORES

 

Hungry? This article features some of the best places to get a taste of the subcontinent …

 A Little Taste of Home: South Asian Cuisine in New Haven

 

And here we list some great places to explore other cuisine from around the world:

 Traveling Taste Buds: Food from around the world all in New Haven

 

Feeling a bit creative? Perhaps we can help you find the perfect ingredients for your new dish! (Invite us to sample the food!!)

 Grocery Shopping Around Yale

 

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

When you don’t own a car, how do you get around? Here is your map to local modes of transport:

 Gettin’ Around: Transportation

 

 

 

 BANKS

 

Opening an account? Here are some places where you can start saving your earnings!

Banks

 

 

PLACES OF WORSHIP

 

New Haven is a place that is incredibly diverse, and Yale University provides spaces for all members of the community from numerous religious or spiritual backgrounds to pray:

 Places of Worship

 

 

 

 

VISAS, TAX FORMS, AND IMMIGRATION

 

Understanding visas and taxes in the US can be confusing — here are some tips that could help you answer some of your questions:

US Visa & Tax Information  

 

 

 

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

 

Getting a Cell Phone

Where to get other basic items, buy furniture, and clothing.

 

OTHER SOUTH ASIAN GROUPS AT YALE AND IN CONNECTICUT

 

Have you already met every SAGA member, added them on Facebook, danced with them at DHAMAKA, sipped on chai together and maybe even fought over the last pakora at the SAGA movie screenings? Looking to make even more friends and tell everyone else about how awesome we are? Here are links to other South Asian groups in the area:

 

 

The South Asian Studies Council:     http://www.yale.edu/macmillan/southasia/flash.htm

Student Groups at Yale:

South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA)

South Asian Business Forum at the School of Management

The South Asian Society at Yale (SAS)

ASHA for Education

Asian American Cultural Center

Hindu Student’s Council

Jashan Bhangra Society

Raga Society

Sur et Veritaal

 

 

 

 

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