June 2017 As you plan for July course registration and your arrival in the Fall, it is important to review the Faculty and Student Advising Handbook. The Handbook is designed to help you achieve your educational goals by providing advice on how to get the most out of your relationship with your faculty advisor as … Read moreFaculty and Student Advising Handbook
June/July 2017 The University, except for essential services, will be closed from noon on Friday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 4 and will re-open on Wednesday, July 5. The class blog will continue posting on July 5 as well. Have a fun and safe Fourth of July holiday!
June 2017 College life can be exciting, but it will differ significantly from your past experience. New environments, new friends, new classes, new ideas, new experiences are yours for the taking. And while there is familiarity with being a student, since that’s what you’ve been doing for most of your life, you may need to adapt your … Read moreTransitioning to College
June 2017 Catch a Learning & Living Seminar–ENGL150-02, PHIL281-01, RELI230-01–by applying before Thursday, June 29 at 5 p.m. These are three of the many First Year Seminars offered, but these are the only three where classmates will be housed in the same residential hall. The living proximity provides the opportunity for greater intellectual community and collaboration outside … Read moreDeadline to Get a Learning & Living Seminar! Form due tomorrow, June 29
June 2017 First-year seminars are writing intensive courses that introduce students to a variety of topics ranging from Greek myth to neuroscience. Some treat a specific religion (e.g., Islam or Buddhism); others provide a sweeping introduction into an interdisciplinary area of study that may be new to first-year students (e.g., science in society). All … Read moreFirst Year Seminars
June 2017 All new students who are interested in taking math, music theory or language courses should take the appropriate placement exams by Thursday, June 29 at 5 p.m.. To access the exams, login to your Wesportal and click on “Placement Exams” in the “Orientation News & Checklist” bucket. You will then be redirected … Read morePlacement Exams — Let’s go to the video!
Welcome again to Wesleyan! Class deans spend much of their time advising their class–discussing academic, social, and personal challenges and strategies to achieve personal goals. They work with individual students, professors, staff, and even parents to support students in their pursuit of a positive learning experience. As your class dean, I am eager to begin … Read moreWelcome Note from Dean Brown
Meet the Academic Peer Advisors Academic Peer Advisors provide students with information about the curriculum and course registration and also serve as a source for academic resource referrals. During New Student Orientation, Peer Advisors will be available in the residence halls, and at different sites throughout campus, to help new students prepare for individual meetings … Read moreMeet the Academic Peer Advisors–Pics & Bios
June 2017 Student Academic Resources coordinates programs for intellectual enrichment and academic support. The goals are to foster a community culture that recognizes the relationship between intellectual growth and personal development; to ensure that students know about and are encouraged to seek out appropriate services; and to share information among programs and constituents to ensure the … Read moreStudent Academic Resources
Welcome to Wesleyan! The Academic Peer Advisors can be a great resource to you throughout your career at Wesleyan. We work one-to-one with students to help develop strategies for studying, time management, organization, course registration, class participation, and pretty much any other academic issue with which you want assistance. While we might not be perfect … Read moreThe Academic Peer Advisors–Fabulous Resources!