About Timothy Dwight College

Timothy Dwight College, a residential college of Yale University, is named after two university presidents, Timothy Dwight IV and Timothy Dwight V, who both left a lasting legacy at Yale. It is commonly known as TD.

James Gamble Rogers designed this tenth college in 1935 in the Federal-Style architecture (which was popular during the presidency of the Younger Timothy Dwight). TD was most recently renovated in 2002.

In addition to being¬†Yale’s Best Residential College, Timothy Dwight has earned the most Tyng Cups (totaling 13), the championship prize for Yale’s year-long intramural athletic competition among the twelve residential colleges.