Self-Care Strategies–Usdan Info Table 10/26, Noon-2 p.m.

Feeling Overwhelmed?

Come learn some ways to fit self-care into your busy schedule!

We will discuss the importance of self-care and provide some examples of strategies that can be squeezed into an already jam-packed day.

Event will be held at USDAN (Informational Table #4) on

Thursday, 10/26/17 from 12 pm – 2pm.

Questions? Contact us by email!

Ashley Perreira, M.A., CAPS Extern,

Jackie Pacella, M.A., CAPS Extern,

Smith Kidkarndee, Psy.D., CAPS Psychologist,

Get your Flu Shot on campus TODAY! — 4-7 p.m., Usdan 108


Dear Wes Students,

The Davison Health Center in conjunction with the Human Resources Department sponsors annual flu clinics.   Clinical services are provided by Middlesex Hospital Homecare.  The last flu clinic is TODAY from 4-7pm in 108 Usdan.

Please click on the following link for details about the upcoming clinics and flu facts. Clinic – Students.html

Flu shots are a covered benefit under the university sponsored insurance plan for enrolled students.  Please alert the staff when arriving at the clinic if you have the school insurance.  Students with private insurance must pay upfront (cash, check, charge to student account) and a receipt will be sent to your campus mail box upon request for you to file to private insurance.

Thank you.  Joyce



CSPL Lecture: U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of Trum with Prof. Thomas Nichols — Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m.

Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life
RIGHT NOW!  series

US Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump

Professor Thomas Nichols, US Naval War College

Wednesday, October 25, 4:30 pm, PAC 001

The United States could be on the brink of war in Korea, and America’s commander in chief continues to bluster and threaten while lacking any coherent national security strategy. Not only have President Trump’s words and deeds severely damaged the US standing with allies around the world, but his rhetoric seems to have emboldened rather than intimidated U.S. enemies.  What are the risks of a new war breaking out under the Trump administration? Are the generals with whom Trump has packed his administration a restraining force? How serious a threat does Russian hacking and election interference constitute to US democracy? Can America can continue to lead the world under Donald Trump?

Thomas Nichols is a professor of national security affairs at the US Naval War College (and a five-time undefeated Jeopardy! champion). He was a leading voice in the ‘never Trump’ movement, arguing that Trump was ‘too mentally unstable’ to serve as commander-in-chief.  He  is the author of seven books on the Russian military and US national strategy. He will be signing copies of his most recent book The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters (2017, Oxford University Press).

SBC position open on WSA


The WSA now has one open position on the Student Budget Committee (SBC). If you wish to make a direct impact on student life on campus, and help student groups thrive, then consider joining the SBC. This commitment requires your time Sunday nights from 6 PM to 9 PM for the WSA General Assembly and Monday nights from 6 PM to 9 PM for the SBC meetings.

Please respond to this email with a brief (250 word max) statement of interest and we will get back to you with an interview time.

If you have any questions reach out to the SBC chair Alessio Larios (

Best, Aliya Shecter, Chief of Staff

Categories WSA

Winter Session Financial Aid Application is Open — Oct. 25 deadline

The application for Winter Session Financial Aid is open. To be eligible for aid, you must currently be receiving need-based Wesleyan grant funds, and new this year: International students receiving need-based grant funds may be eligible to receive aid for Winter Session! Need-based grant funds are limited and students also should expect to consider student loans. Applying for financial aid does not obligate you to take a course; if you’re considering Winter Session but are not sure, please apply for aid anyway.

  • Apply for Wesleyan grant aid by October 25, using the link in your Portal’s Courses Bucket.
  • You will receive an award letter Friday, October 27.
  • Enroll in your course beginning Monday, October 30: bring your paper enrollment form, award letter, and payment for the difference between tuition and your award to the Winter Session office (74 Wyllys).
  • If you plan to use student loans to pay for your course, please consult with your financial aid advisor to make sure you have enough loan availability to cover both Winter Session and the spring term – and to complete the additional loan request process.
  • Applications for grant aid will not be accepted after Wednesday, October 25. Need-based grant funds are limited and will not meet full need, as Winter Session is an optional term.

More information about Winter Session, including the course list, is available at Winter Session takes place January 8-21. Course registration, housing requests, and dining requests will open on October 30. Winter Housing and Dining requests will only be accepted until Thursday, November 30 at noon.

Please direct all questions to