WSA Winter Elections — Candidate Statements due by Dec. 1

Dear Wesleyan student body,

Winter elections for the WSA are upon us! We are now accepting materials from all class years for those who want to run for positions as WSA Senators. All candidates must submit a statement of 200 words along with their appropriate petitions before Friday, December 1st at 5:00pm to wsa@wesleyan.edu. Elections petitions can be found here or in the WSA office. Make sure to download the petition and print it in order to get the correct format. The election petitions are due Friday, December 1st at 5:00pm. You can either drop them off in the WSA Office or bring them to the candidates meeting. 

All interested candidates must attend the mandatory candidates’ meeting on Friday, December 1st, at 5:00PM in Boger 114. If you cannot attend the meeting, you must notify the Elections Committee (wsa@wesleyan.edu) 24 hours in advance with the name of someone who will be attending in your place. 

The elections will be held from 12:01 am on Monday, December 4th to 11:59 pm on Friday, December 8th.

Only students from their own classes can vote in their class-year specific elections. Eligible students abroad may run and vote for any applicable elections as well.

Election rules and guidelines can be found here.  If you have any questions, please email the Elections Committee at wsa@wesleyan.edu.

Best,
Aliya Shecter, WSA Chief-of-Staff

Categories WSA

Winter Session Courses — Hurry and Register

Dear Students,

Winter Session registration is open, and courses have started to fill. Please don’t wait to register; enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Housing and Dining requests for Winter Session, Winter on Wyllys, and Teacher Generation will close at noon on Thursday, November 30. Review the information published on the Winter Session website (http://www.wesleyan.edu/wintersession), particularly the deadlines for registration, withdrawal, housing, dining, and more, and register as soon as possible to secure your seat.

How to Register for Winter Session Courses:

  • Navigate to Portal.
  • Go to the “Courses” Bucket and click on “Winter Session.”
  • Download and print the registration form.
  • Complete the registration form and have your advisor sign it.
  • Bring the signed, completed form to 74 Wyllys Avenue with full payment for tuition.
    • Students should bring their tuition payment in the form of a check or pre-payment on their student account so that the credit on their account is $3260 when they come to the Winter Session Office. Students awarded aid should bring a print-out of their aid letter and the balance of the tuition.
    • The office will not accept incomplete forms or forms that are not accompanied by full payment.
  • Students who are not currently on campus due to study abroad or leave should use the “Registration Information – Students not on Campus” link in the Winter Session bucket.

How to Request Housing:

  • Navigate to Portal.
  • Go to the “Courses” Bucket and click on “Winter Session.”
  • Click on the clink “Housing Request.”
  • Complete the online form.
  • Contact Residential Life (reslife@wesleyan.edu) with questions.

How to Request Dining:

  • Navigate to Portal.
  • Go to the “Courses” Bucket and click on “Winter Session.”
  • Click on the clink “Meal Plan Request.”
  • Complete the online form.

If you are interested in the Winter programs provided by the Career Center, please visit:
http://www.wesleyan.edu/careercenter/programs-and-events/winteronwyllys.html.

If you have any questions about Winter Session, please contact the Winter Session office at winter@wesleyan.edu or 860-685-2005.

International Education Week Activities November 13-17

Dear Wesleyan students,

November 13-17 marks this year’s International Education Week, an initiative that is cosponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education in order to highlight the importance of global learning on our university campuses.

The Fries Center for Global Studies staff has put together a rich agenda of week-long activities in recognition of this initiative, activities that are intended to be informative, engaging and fun! Check out what’s available by clicking on the image below.  Most importantly, mark your calendars and come celebrate with us in Fisk 201 to meet the Wes in the World Photo Contestants!

We look forward to seeing you there!  Sincerely, The FCGS Staff

PSYC & Study Abroad/Community Service for Pre-Majors

Psyc Majors Meeting – Study Abroad & Community Service Opportunities 11/6

Monday, November 6
Judd Hall 116
12:20 PM – 1:10 PM

Interested in the Psychology Major?

Representatives from the Study Abroad Office and the Center for Community Partnerships as well as the department chair will be on hand to provide information about opportunities through semester study abroad (transfer credits?) or through participation in the community at home.

Office of Study Abroad – Zehra Abbas, Study Abroad Advisor
Center for Community Partnerships – Diana Martinez, Assistant Director
Psychology Department – Matt Kurtz, Chair (available to sign forms)
Peer Advisor – Julia LeJeune ’18 (drop in hours, Judd 103, Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm).

Psychology Majors Manual – there are specific requirements to get into the major:  http://www.wesleyan.edu/psyc/about/psychman_post2019.pdf
Major Declaration Request – Prospective student email received from Registrar’s Office after submitting request:  http://www.wesleyan.edu/psyc/declaring_mjr.pdf

Pizza will be provided.