Remain in Good Academic Standing: Know the Academic Standing Criteria

“Whaaat?” you ask, thinking that you haven’t even landed on campus and yet you are being advised to check out the criteria for academic review, promotion, and discipline.  I know—it may seem premature and irrelevant, especially since the Class of 2021 is a class of stellar, high-achieving students, but it doesn’t hurt to be aware … Read moreRemain in Good Academic Standing: Know the Academic Standing Criteria

Thoughts from a Peer Advisor: Tips and Tricks for NSO

Tips and Tricks for NSO Welcome to Wes!  We hope you are getting excited to come to campus for New Student Orientation (NSO).  NSO is a whirlwind of activities, new friends, and unique opportunities—but it can also feel like a tornado of messy dorm rooms, strange new buildings, and first-day-of-school nerves that you haven’t experienced … Read moreThoughts from a Peer Advisor: Tips and Tricks for NSO

Bike Registration: Important for Bike Owners!

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 are crimes … Read moreBike Registration: Important for Bike Owners!

Celebrate Student Successes with Merit!

The Office of Communications tells the stories of Wesleyan—including celebrating and sharing student accomplishments through the online service Merit. From research and academic awards to study abroad, volunteer work and co-curricular activities, your Merit page is a verified professional profile that we build for you, and that you can share with prospective employers, graduate schools … Read moreCelebrate Student Successes with Merit!

Thoughts from a Peer Advisor: Emailing Your Professors

In this age of informal social media, it can be unclear about how to address your professors et al.  The “Hey there” salutation doesn’t go over very well and use of first names comes by invitation.  Check out the following piece  written by former peer advisor, Faisal Kirdar ’14, which remains current to this day. … Read moreThoughts from a Peer Advisor: Emailing Your Professors

New Course Added: Musical Theater Workshop–THEA 279

There’s a great opportunity in the upcoming semester (F 2017) for students interested in making musical theater.   Please note that there are prerequisites, but prerequisite over-rides may be available for students who have the appropriate skill set.  This can be done during the Adjustment period or Drop/Add period after consulting with the instructor. Tony and … Read moreNew Course Added: Musical Theater Workshop–THEA 279

Get Healthy, Stay Healthy and Be Involved with WesWell!

WesWell is the Office of Health Education located in the Davison Health Center. WesWell aims to be visible, engaging and support students in living their best, healthy lives. There are many ways for new students to get involved! WesWell’s Peer Health Advocates (PHAs) organize outreach events and interactive workshops throughout the year on topics like: … Read moreGet Healthy, Stay Healthy and Be Involved with WesWell!

Thoughts from a Peer Advisor: On Being a Student-Athlete

Welcome to Wesleyan! One of the most common questions peer advisors get asked is simply, “Will I have time to get all my school work done if I’m also an athlete?” Being a student-athlete at Wesleyan is an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling way to spend you’re time here, but it can also be stressful. But … Read moreThoughts from a Peer Advisor: On Being a Student-Athlete

Reminder–FYM Reading of Citizen by Claudia Rankine

Dear New Wesleyan Students, Be prepared to share your thoughts and ideas when faculty, administrators, and fellow students engage you in conversation about Citizen: An American Lyric by MacArthur Genius grant-winning poet Claudia Rankine on Friday, September 1 of New Student Orientation. All information regarding FYM 2021 can be found at: http://wesleyan.edu/orientation/first_year_matters.html. The themes associated with … Read moreReminder–FYM Reading of Citizen by Claudia Rankine