Get Ready for Wes! Week 11

Dean’s Note We’re getting closer to the start of the term, so I wanted to highlight a few things this week. Remember: your Common Reading response is due tomorrow at 5:00 p.m.; submit it here. This opinion piece by Kennedy Odede ’12 will help to inform your reading. Also, please read how the work of … Read more

Waste Not sale 8/31 and 9/1

Get ready for the sale of the year! Come to WASTE NOT to buy affordable items for your dorm room! Waste Not is a eco-friendly tag sale for charity! You can find electronics, kitchen appliances, dorm decorations, lamps, fans, fridges, microwaves, printers, rugs, furniture, and much more! Dates & Times: Saturday 8/31: 12pm – 3pm … Read more

Thinking About the Three-Year Option?

Are you interested in possibly saving 20 percent or more of the total cost of your Wesleyan education? It takes hard work and careful planning to graduate in three years, but the reward is a significant reduction in the cost of the degree and a head start on life post-Wesleyan. While the Three-Year Option is … Read more

Tips for Transfers from Jane Herz, Peer Advisor

Hi! My name is Jane Herz and I am a rising senior here at Wes. On campus, I’m an English major, an academic peer advisor, and an assistant arts and culture editor for the Wesleyan Argus. However, what you may not know about me is that I’m also a transfer student! I transferred to Wesleyan … Read more

Bicycle Registration Note from Public Safety

Bicycle Registration College campuses across the country are generally safe places for the students attending them and our campus is no different. In many instances, though, this leads to a relaxed attitude toward personal safety and security measures and students tend to let their guard down. A majority of the crimes that occur on campus … Read more

Get Ready for Wes! Week 10

Dean’s Note We’re getting closer to First Things First, International Students Orientation and New Student Orientation! We are looking forward to welcoming you to Wesleyan. Please make sure that you pay particular attention to the interns’ note this week, as it explains how to access the electronic New Student Orientation information and schedule. As we … Read more

Get Ready for Wes! Week 9

Dean’s Note We have reached the beginning of August, so please note the arrival days below: New International Student Arrival Day: Sunday, August 25, 2019 (Families depart Monday, August 26 – 8pm) New Domestic Student Arrival Day: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 (Families depart on this day – 4:45pm) Residence halls open at 9am. You should … Read more

Get Ready for Wes! Week 8

Dean’s Note Dear incoming students, I hope pre-registration planning is going well and you’re finding courses that spark your interest. Please know that our Academic Peer Advisors are available if you have any questions; you can be in touch with them via You still have time to consult the Advising Guidelines to seek out … Read more

Tips for Student Athletes

Meetings? Class? Practice? Film? TA sessions? If you are a student athlete at Wes, juggling all your responsibilities can be a daunting task. Have no fear! The peer advisors are here to provide some tips to help you out. Also do not feel overwhelmed; if you need help balancing everything it is very normal and … Read more