More Flu Shots Available

Dear Wes Students,

If you missed the campus-wide flu clinics last month and still interested in receiving a flu shot, please contact the Health Center for an appointment.  We have a limited amount of doses available for students only.  To make an appointment or for more information, please call 860.685.2470.

CSS Info Session — 12/7 at noon

An Invitation from the Tutors and Students in the College of Social Studies

 

The current CSS Tutors and Students invite you to a CSS Info Session on Thursday, December 7th, from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m., in the CSS Lounge, PAC 406.  Several of the CSS Tutors and the CSS Students will speak.  This Info Session will offer you an opportunity to ask questions about the CSS.

Refreshments will be served.

Please note:

  • Applications for the CSS will be available online in the Spring Semester.
  • Interviews with CSS Tutors and Students will be held before Spring Break.
  • Check here for more information about the CSS: http://wesleyan.edu/css.

 

******

Africa Week Events — Nov. 28-Dec. 2

African Students Association’s Africa Week!
Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 will kick off our first event with a film screening of Stories of Our Lives, which is a Kenyan film that was released in 2014 and created by The Nest Collective, a Nairobi-based arts collective. The film is an anthology of five short films dramatizing true stories of LGBT lives in Kenya. The screening will take place tomorrow in the Ring Family Performing Arts Hall at 7 pm We look forward to seeing you!

Withdrawal Deadline: Fri., Dec. 1 at 5 p.m.

Just a reminder that the last day to withdraw from full-semester and second-quarter classes for the Fall 2017 semester is Friday, December 1.  Completed forms are due in the Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. and must include the following signatures: instructor, faculty advisor, and class dean.

If you are thinking about withdrawing from a course:

  • Do be very clear about your standing in each of your courses.
  • Do use this time to talk to your professors, your advisor, and your class dean about your concerns.
  • Do make sure you are taking advantage of all the resources available to you.
  • Do get the signatures of your instructor and advisor on your drop/add form.
  • Do keep in mind that a “W” is a neutral mark.

If you’d like to talk with the your class dean about whether to withdraw from a course, go to drop-in hours or give the office a call to set up a time to meet.

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